Thromboelastogram Interpretation

The following guidelines describe the appropriate treatment for coagulopathy based upon the results of a thromboelastogram.

R time5-10 minutesAdminister FFP if R time > 10 minutes
K time1-3 minutesAdminister Cryoprecipitate if K time > 3 minutes
alpha angle53-72 degreesAdminister platlets +/- cryoprecipitate if angle < 53 degrees
MA50-70 mmAdminister platelets if MA < 50 mm
LY300-3%Administer tranexemic acid if LY30 > 3%