Increased tendency towards gingival bleeding caused by joint effect of alpha-tocopherol supplementation and acetylsalicylic acid.

@article{Liede1998IncreasedTT,
  title={Increased tendency towards gingival bleeding caused by joint effect of alpha-tocopherol supplementation and acetylsalicylic acid.},
  author={K E Liede and Jari Haukka and L M Sax{\'e}n and Olli Heinonen},
  journal={Annals of medicine},
  year={1998},
  volume={30 6},
  pages={542-6}
}
Alpha-tocopherol (vitamin E) may play a role in the treatment of arterial thromboembolic disease, possibly by inhibiting platelet aggregation. Thus far, no clinical evidence exists for this effect. The objective of this study was to assess the effect of alpha-tocopherol supplementation on gingival bleeding either in combination with acetylsalicylic acid (ASA) or without it. This study was an end-point examination of a random sample of male smokers who had participated in a controlled clinical… CONTINUE READING
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