Laboratory hemostasis: from biology to the bench.

  title={Laboratory hemostasis: from biology to the bench.},
  author={Giuseppe Lippi and Emmanuel J Favaloro},
  journal={Clinical chemistry and laboratory medicine},
  volume={56 7},
Physiological hemostasis is an intricate biological system, where procoagulant and anticoagulant forces interplay and preserves blood fluidity when blood vessels are intact, or trigger clot formation to prevent excessive bleeding when blood vessels are injured. The modern model of hemostasis is divided into two principal phases. The first, defined as… CONTINUE READING