Imaging Platelet Processes and Function—Current and Emerging Approaches for Imaging in vitro and in vivo
- Frontiers in Immunology
Current platelet imaging techniques in vitro and in vivo are discussed, describing how the advancements in imaging have helped answer/expand on platelet biology with a particular focus on hemostasis. Expand
Influence of different methods and anticoagulants on platelet parameter measurement
Abstract Platelets are the smallest and perhaps the most versatile components of human blood. Besides their role in coagulation and the maintenance of vascular integrity, they are involved in many… Expand
Large and small platelets—(When) do they differ?
- Journal of thrombosis and haemostasis : JTH
Controversy of studies with large and small platelets putting a focus on their thrombogenicity, age, and on the association of MPV with the mentioned diseases are described. Expand
Platelet transfusion: Alloimmunization and refractoriness.
- Seminars in hematology
This review evaluates the indications for platelet transfusion, both prophylactic and therapeutic, in the light of recent studies and clinical trials, and highlights new developments in the fields of platelet storage and platelet substitutes. Expand
Tumor-stroma cross talk and platelets: Curse of cancers
Platelets are essential part of our vascular system, named as thrombocytes and their main role is to stop bleeding; by clumping and aggregating at damaged vascular location.
Der eosinophile Granulozyt – vom Ursprung bis zur therapeutischen Zielzelle
- Der Pneumologe
The relationship between the metabolites of the dietary flavonoid quercetin, and haemostasis and thrombosis : an integrated systems approach
Quercetin is one of the most widely consumed flavonoids worldwide, and exerts numerous effects protective against cardiovascular disease, including the inhibition of platelet function. However, … Expand
Translational Implications of Platelets as Vascular First Responders
- Biology, Medicine
- Circulation research
A contemporary perspective of platelet physiology is provided, including fundamental, translational, and clinical constructs that apply directly to human health and disease that support platelet role in vascular homeostasis, inflammation, cellular repair, regeneration, and wide range of autocrine and paracrine functions. Expand
A brief history of blood platelets: A personal view
A search on ‘platelets’ in Pubmed yields more than 100,000 publications indicating both the depth and interest. Platelets are small anucleate cells that circulate freely in the vasculature. In… Expand