One unit of Cryoprecipitate contains approximately 250 mg of Fibrinogen.
Also, it is a VERY concentrated source of Factor 8
How is it prepared? by slowly thawing a unit of FFP at temperatures just above freezing (1-6 °C), typically in a water bath or a refrigerator. The product is then centrifuged to remove the majority of the plasma, and the precipitate is resuspended in the remaining plasma or in sterile saline. [More…]