Aspirin Prolongation of the Template Bleeding Time: Influence of Venostasis and Direction of Incision

  • Published 2005


The template bleeding time is a measure of platelet participation in primary hemostasis. Aspirin alters platelet function through interference with prostaglandin biosynthesis. In many individuals, aspirin will consistently prolong the bleeding time. Despite this observation, normal individuals rarely develop a bleeding disorder. This prompted us to… (More)


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