Tagged: cardiovascular diseases tests

What is hcg level blood test results meaning? false positive/negatives

What does hCG means? In molecular biology, human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) is a hormone produced by the the fertilized egg within the syncytiotrophoblast which later develops to the placenta. In biochemistry: HCG is shortcut to Human chorionic gonadotropiand n is a glycoprotein composed of 237 amino acids with a molecular mass of 25.7 kDa The alpha subunit is the same one used by other sex/pituitary hormones: FSH, LH, and TSH. The beta subunit, though, is unique to HCG and that’s why pregnancy tests look for the presence of beta-HCG. LH hormone produced in the pituitary gland of males and females...

My cholesterol level is high, what does this means?

Here are examples of medical analysis test results which brought to me by people who asked me to explain what does their blood work mean? And what is the next steps needed to be reassured about their cholesterol level in blood especially those suffering from cardiac problems as coronary arterial heart diseases in which cholesterol settle around blood vessel’s inner walls and results in narrowing these blood vessels and lead to fast and short breath rate hence the heart asthma or clotting may be a high risk. Patient results 1: Cholesterol: 185 mg/dL Triglycerides: 290 mg/dL HDL Cholesterol: 45 mg/dL...

High prothrombin time and INR results explanation

The results of Protime, INR test including such variations: Normal values, High PT with high PTT, high PT only, abnormal PT with other tests as PTT, CT, BT, and PLT In case of Pregnancy PT with aPTT tests requested by gynecologist and the results may show an elevation in Protime only, usually aPTT is within normal. In case of Bleeding and clotting disorders as in cardiovascular diseases and valves replacing patients the PT and aPTT are needed with other coagulation function tests, usually it should be normal of ordinary patients and raise gradually as the case be worse. In case...