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Disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC), a deadly complication characterized by uncontrolled hypercoagulation, causes a decrease in the platelet count and impairs platelet aggregation. Thrombomodulin (TM) alfa, a recombinant human soluble TM, reduces hypercoagulation in DIC patients. However, the effects of TM alfa on impaired platelet aggregation remain to be determined. In this study, we aim to investigate the effects of TM alfa on platelet aggregation using lipopolysaccharide (LPS)-induced and tissue factor (TF)-induced DIC rat models.
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Name: Thrombosis research
We aimed to measure platelet function and its relationship with β2-GPI in prolonged isolated thrombocytopenia (PT) after allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (allo-HSCT). Fifty-six pati...
Cardiovascular diseases are one of the main public health problems, and many of them, their pathophysiology involves alterations in platelet activity. Platelet activation is an essential event that is...
Acute bouts of high-intensity intermittent exercise (HIIE) or sports are associated with changes in lymphocytes and platelet functions and we hypothesized that the purinergic system is involved with t...
In this article, we set forth the average values and reference intervals of platelet aggregation in practically healthy individuals on the AggRAM optical aggregometer. The reference intervals of plate...
Platelet activation plays a major role in hemostasis and thrombosis. Various agonists including ADP and thrombin interact with GPCRs which transduce signals from the cell surface to intracellular effe...
The purpose of this study is to see if there is a racial and/or gender difference in platelet aggregation.
The purpose of the study was to determine the influence of fluvastatin and atorvastatin on platelet aggregation in patients treated with aspirin and plavix after coronary stenting. We hypo...
The purpose of this study is to see if ART-123 (recombinant human soluble thrombomodulin) decreases the number of people who die as a result of Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation (DIC)...
Nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs such as diclofenac or naproxen may interfere with the inhibition of platelet aggregation by aspirin, because they all interact with the platelet cycloox...
The purpose of this study is to determine whether shear-induced platelet aggregation is able to discriminate first acute coronary syndrome (ACS) from recurrent ACS
Drugs or agents which antagonize or impair any mechanism leading to blood platelet aggregation, whether during the phases of activation and shape change or following the dense-granule release reaction and stimulation of the prostaglandin-thromboxane system.
Surface glycoproteins on platelets which have a key role in hemostasis and thrombosis such as platelet adhesion and aggregation. Many of these are receptors.
Disorder characterized by a decrease or lack of platelet dense bodies in which the releasable pool of adenine nucleotides and 5HT are normally stored.
Important polyunsaturated fatty acid found in fish oils. It serves as the precursor for the prostaglandin-3 and thromboxane-3 families. A diet rich in eicosapentaenoic acid lowers serum lipid concentration, reduces incidence of cardiovascular disorders, prevents platelet aggregation, and inhibits arachidonic acid conversion into the thromboxane-2 and prostaglandin-2 families.
Platelet membrane glycoprotein complex important for platelet adhesion and aggregation. It is an integrin complex containing INTEGRIN ALPHAIIB and INTEGRIN BETA3 which recognizes the arginine-glycine-aspartic acid (RGD) sequence present on several adhesive proteins. As such, it is a receptor for FIBRINOGEN; VON WILLEBRAND FACTOR; FIBRONECTIN; VITRONECTIN; and THROMBOSPONDINS. A deficiency of GPIIb-IIIa results in GLANZMANN THROMBASTHENIA.
Recombinant DNA is the formation of a novel DNA sequence by the formation of two DNA strands. These are taken from two different organisms. These recombinant DNA molecules can be made with recombinant DNA technology. The procedure is to cut the DNA of ...