Patients with metabolic syndrome exhibit higher platelet activity than those with conventional risk factors for vascular disease

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The metabolic syndrome is a matter of ongoing debate with regard to its existence, classification, clinical meaningfulness, and associated risks for vessel occlusion. Considering that persistent platelet activation is a cornerstone for the development of acute vascular events, and that patients with type 2 diabetes consistently exhibit high platelet… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11239-007-0047-3

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