Coagulation Abnormalities in Heart Failure: Pathophysiology and Therapeutic Implications.

@article{Kim2016CoagulationAI,
  title={Coagulation Abnormalities in Heart Failure: Pathophysiology and Therapeutic Implications.},
  author={Ju Han Kim and Palak Mayur Shah and Udaya S. Tantry and Paul A Gurbel},
  journal={Current heart failure reports},
  year={2016},
  volume={13 6},
  pages={319-328}
}
Heart failure (HF) represents a heterogeneous condition characterized by vulnerabilities in the blood, vasculature, and impaired flow dynamics that predispose to both arterial and venous thrombosis. Despite evidence-based advances in the medical and device management of chronic HF, it remains a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in the USA due to repeat hospitalizations and comorbid conditions such as atrial fibrillation (AF) and stroke. The presence of platelet activation and… CONTINUE READING