Fibrinolytic System in Certain Congenital and Hereditary Hæmorrhagic Disorders: a Critical Evaluation of the Theory of Dynamic Hæmostasis

Abstract

MOLE1 has directed attention to the possible physiological role of fibrinolysis in preventing thrombi from being formed on the vascular endothelium and suggested that atherosclerosis might result from the failure of this defence mechanism. Copley2,3 postulated that, in vivo, there existed a dynamic equilibrium between two opposing forces, one depositing… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/200478b0

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