S R Cockbill

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The capacity of venous tissue for prostacyclin synthesis was determined in 68 patients undergoing surgery for removal of varicose veins. A single dose of aspirin (81 mg or 300 mg) taken 14 h preoperatively strongly inhibited its synthesis, and the effect of 300 mg was still evident 48 h after ingestion. A single dose of 40 mg aspirin taken 14 h(More)
The effects of different regimens of 40 mg aspirin on platelet thromboxane A2 synthesis and vascular prostacyclin synthesis were determined in patients who were undergoing elective surgery for removal of varicose veins. Aspirin 40 mg taken at intervals of 48 hours consistently reduced platelet thromboxane A2 synthesis to a level at which it failed to(More)
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