Activated monocytes capture platelets for heterotypic association in patients with severe carotid artery stenosis.

Abstract

Inflammation and thrombosis, two processes influencing each other, are involved in the pathogenesis of cerebrovascular disease. We showed that in patients with acute ischaemic stroke circulating platelets are activated and exhausted. To identify whether activated haemostasis might be cause or effect, we investigated the role of leukocyte and platelet… (More)
DOI: 10.1160/TH09-09-0620

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