Haemostatic system in inflammatory bowel diseases: new players in gut inflammation.

  title={Haemostatic system in inflammatory bowel diseases: new players in gut inflammation.},
  author={Franco Scaldaferri and Stefano Lancellotti and Marco Pizzoferrato and Raimondo de Cristofaro},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  volume={17 5},
Inflammation and coagulation constantly influence each other and are constantly in balance. Emerging evidence supports this statement in acute inflammatory diseases, such as sepsis, but it also seems to be very important in chronic inflammatory settings, such as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Patients with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis have an increased risk of thromboembolic events, and several abnormalities concerning coagulation components occur in the endothelial cells of… CONTINUE READING
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