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Fig. 3 | Perioperative Medicine

Fig. 3

From: Pre- to postoperative coagulation profile of 307 patients undergoing oesophageal resection with epidural blockade over a 10-year period in a single hospital: implications for the risk of spinal haematoma

Fig. 3

Venn diagram showing the frequency of routine coagulation tests outside their reference range at the time of withdrawing epidural catheters, indicating hypocoagulation. Only including the 237 patients for whom complete data are available: activated partial thromboplastin time (aPTT), prothrombin time international normalised ratio (PT-INR) and platelet count (Plc)

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