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Table 1 Characteristics of DIC phenotypes

From: Pathophysiology of trauma-induced coagulopathy: disseminated intravascular coagulation with the fibrinolytic phenotype

  Fibrinolytic phenotype Thrombotic phenotype
Representative cause Acute phase of trauma Sepsis
Coagulation Activated Activated
Fibrinolysis Activated Suppressed
PAI-1 Low High
Clinical symptom Bleeding Organ dysfunction
  1. DIC disseminated intravascular coagulation, PAI plasminogen activator inhibitor