Vadim Kostousov, MD

Department or Service


  • Texas Medical Center



Phone: 832-824-3417

Contact Information

6621 Fannin Street
Suite WB1100
Houston, TX 77030
United States
Texas US

Transfusion Medicine & Coagulation

Texas Children's Hospital

Instructor of Pathology & Immunology, Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
Grodno State Medical University medical school Doctor of Medicine 1995


Research Interests:

Dr. Kostousov's primary research interests are hemostasis interaction and regulation; prediction of bleeding or thrombosis with laboratory markers in different clinical situations and diseases; monitoring of drugs that interfere with hemostasis (antiplatelets, anticoagulants, antifibrinolytics) with established or novel laboratory tests.

Selected Publications

Teruya J, Kostousov V and Hensch L. "Bleeding of unknown etiology." In: Management of Bleeding Patients. Ed. Teruya, J. 1st ed. New York: Springer, 2016.

Kostousov V, Nguyen K, Hundalani SG, Teruya J. The influence of free hemoglobin and bilirubin on heparin monitoring by activated partial thromboplastin time and anti-Xa assay. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2014 Nov;138(11):1503-6.

Hundalani SG, Nguyen KT, Soundar E, Kostousov V, Bomgaars L, Moise A, Hui SK, Teruya J. Age-based difference in activation markers of coagulation and fibrinolysis in extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2014 Jun;15(5):e198-205.

Kostousov V, Wang YW, Cotton BA, Wade CE, Holcomb JB, Matijevic N. Influence of resuscitation fluids, fresh frozen plasma and antifibrinolytics on fibrinolysis in a thrombelastography-based, in-vitro, whole-blood model. Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis. 2013 Jul;24(5):489-97. 

Kostousov V, Wang YW, Wade CE, Holcomb JB, Cotton BA, Matijevic N. Hemostatically distinct FFPs equally improve abnormal TEG variables in an in vitro dilutional coagulopathy model. Thromb Res. 2012 Sep;130(3):429-34.

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