An Important Step for Thrombocardiology.

  title={An Important Step for Thrombocardiology.},
  author={Eugene Braunwald},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  volume={377 14},
It has been known for more than a century that coronary-artery thrombosis is the most common precipitant of acute myocardial infarction and that atherosclerotic plaques in the coronary arteries are often responsible for angina pectoris. When anticoagulants and antiplatelet agents became available, clinical investigators rushed to study their efficacy and… CONTINUE READING