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Lorraine Chow

Position: 

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesia

Director, Obstetric Anesthesia, Foothills Medical Centre

Phone: 
(403) 944-1430
Address: 

Foothills Medical Centre
Room C222, 1403 - 29th Street NW
Calgary AB  T2N 2T9

Research Activities: 

Hematological disorders in pregnancy

Primary Area of Research: 

 My research focuses on investigating novel laboratory techniques to improve the ability of detect both hyper- and hypo-coagulable states. The aim of the research is to determine if there are effective point-of-care techniques that can be utilized to guide anti-coagulant management during pregnancy, and also be used to guide decision-making regarding invasive anesthetic techniques while parturients are receiving anti-coagulant medications. Other goals will include improved dosing of pregnant patients while on anti-coagulant medication, in order to balance the risk of thrombosis and bleeding complications.

Publications: 
Degrees: 
  • M.D. (Doctor of Medicine)