Fundamental & Clinical Aspects

Edited By Jef Arnout, et al.
December 2003
Leuven University Press
ISBN: 90-5867-335-9
750 pages, Illustrated, 6 " x 9 "
$185.00 Paper Original

Contents include: "Platelet protease receptors," "The production of platelets," "Shear-induced platelet activation," "Amplification loops and signal transduction pathways in platelets," "Platelet purinergic receptors," "Human platelet ProteoGenomics and its Potential," "Platelets, leukocytes and initiation of coagulation," "Platelets and propagation of coagulation - How platelets control surface-exposed procoagulant phospholipids," "Overview of the fibrinolytic system," "Plasminogen activator inhibitors: structure-function relations and pathophysiological relevance," "Blood coagulation factor XIII: Involvement in fibrinolysis and thrombosis," "Thrombomodulin: a regulator of coagulation, fibrinolysis, inflammation and cell proliferation," "Do we need other targets for treating angiogenic disorders: novel opportunities with PIGF," "Plasmin and matrix metalloproteinases in arterial restenosis and atherosclerosis," "Atherothrombosis," "Platelet-leukocyte interaction and atherothrombosis," "Genetic-environmental interactions in relation to atherothrombosis," "Clotting factor VIII and thrombosis," "Homocysteine and risk of cardiovascular disease and venous thrombosis," "Antiphospholipid antibodies: prothrombic mechanisms and laboratory diagnosis," "Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia," "Cancer and thrombosis: a two way interaction," "Inflammation and thrombosis," "Pregnancy and thrombosis," "Diagnosis of deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism," "Thrombophilia parameters: a critical review on which assays to use," "Treatment and prevention of venous thromboembolism," "Established and new antiplatelet therapies," "Novel thrombolytic agents for treatment of acute myocardial infarction," "Laboratory monitoring of antithrombiotics," "Antithrombotic prevention in medical patients," "The antithrombotic management of acute coronary syndromes," "Basic and clinical aspects of disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC)," "Protective effects of alcohol or wine consumption: wishful thinking?"


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