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Platelet-Vessel Wall Interactions in Hemostasis and Thrombosis : Colloquium Series on Integrated Systems Physiology: From Mol - Rolando Rumbaut

Platelet-Vessel Wall Interactions in Hemostasis and Thrombosis

Colloquium Series on Integrated Systems Physiology: From Mol

Paperback Published: 5th March 2010
ISBN: 9781615040391
Number Of Pages: 75

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Platelets are essential mediators of the physiologic process of hemostasis and pathologic thrombosis. While platelets do not interact with vascular walls under normal conditions, vascular injury or inflammation result in a coordinated series of events including platelet adhesion, aggregation, and promotion of coagulation. In this review, we describe the primary mechanisms involved in these responses in various vascular beds of both macro- and microvessels, and outline key unresolved aspects of these important interactions. Table of Contents: Introduction / General Characteristics of Platelets / Platelet Adhesion to Vascular Walls / Platelet Aggregation / Platelet Recruitment and Blood Coagulation / Arterial, Venous, and Microvascular Hemostasis/Thrombosis / Summary

* Introduction* General Characteristics of Platelets* Platelet Adhesion to Vascular Walls* Platelet Aggregation* Platelet Recruitment and Blood Coagulation* Arterial, Venous, and Microvascular Hemostasis/Thrombosis* Summary

ISBN: 9781615040391
ISBN-10: 1615040390
Series: Colloquium Series on Integrated Systems Physiology: From Mol
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 75
Published: 5th March 2010
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 19.05  x 0.43
Weight (kg): 0.15