New biological concepts on coagulation inhibitors

  title={New biological concepts on coagulation inhibitors},
  author={N{\'u}ria Sala and J. Fontcuberta and M. LL. Rutllant},
  journal={Intensive Care Medicine},
Blood coagulation, as a major component of haemostasis, is a host defense system necessary for the maintenance of the integrity of the vascular circulatory system after blood vessel injury. The system consists of several plasma glycoproteins that circulate in inactive or zymogen form, and which are sequentially activated to their catalytic active forms in a… CONTINUE READING