Branka Paukovic-Sekulic

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BACKGROUND Schönlein-Henoch syndrome (SHS) or anaphylactic purpura in childhood is the result of pathologic and immunologic responses to different antigens. These antigens could induce the formation of immune complexes responsible for vasculitis and their precipitation on the endothelium of small blood vessels. Purpuric bruises, hematuria, hematemesis,(More)
1. The spleen contains approximately one-third of all the body's platelets. These platelets are relatively larger and haemostatically more active than platelets in the systemic circulation and can be released into the systemic circulation by stimulation of alpha-adrenoceptors or inhibition of beta-adrenoceptors. In the present study, we evaluated the(More)
BACKGROUND Identifying high-risk patients for transfusion after cardiac operations would alter postoperative management. The aim of this study was to investigate closure time (CT) measured by platelet function analyzer (PFA) for prediction of bleeding and transfusions. METHODS 66 patients were scheduled for coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery and(More)
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