PIA1/A2 polymorphism of the platelet glycoprotein receptor IIb/IIIIa and its correlation to cerebrovascular diseases: an appraisal.

Platelet glycoprotein (GP) IIb/IIIa is a membrane receptor for fibrinogen and von Willebrand factor. There is considerable controversy regarding the clinical role of the GP IIb/IIIa PIA1/A2 as a risk factor of cerebrovascular diseases. Here, the author performs a summative analysis on the recent previous reports on the GP IIb/IIIa PIA1/A2 and its… CONTINUE READING