Novel strategies for assessing platelet reactivity.

  title={Novel strategies for assessing platelet reactivity.},
  author={Mohammad Algahtani and Stan Heptinstall},
  journal={Future cardiology},
  volume={13 1},
There are many approaches to assessing platelet reactivity and many uses for such measurements. Initially, measurements were based on the ability of platelets separated from other blood cells to aggregate together following activation with an appropriate 'aggregating agent'. Later, measurements of platelet aggregation in blood itself were performed, and… CONTINUE READING