Platelet activation by emotional stress in patients with coronary artery disease.

@article{Grignani1991PlateletAB,
  title={Platelet activation by emotional stress in patients with coronary artery disease.},
  author={Guido Grignani and Francesco Soffiantino and M Zucchella and Lucia Pacchiarini and Fiorenzo Tacconi and Ernesto Bonomi and A Pastoris and A Sbaffi and Pietro Fratino and Luigi T Tavazzi},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={1991},
  volume={83 4 Suppl},
  pages={II128-36}
}
We studied the effects of experimentally induced emotional stress (mental arithmetic) on different hemodynamic parameters, catecholamine levels, and serum and platelet function tests in 25 postinfarction patients and in 10 apparently healthy, age-matched control subjects. Mental stress (10 minutes) induced significant increments in heart rate, systolic blood pressure, diastolic blood pressure, double product, and cardiac output, indicating a sympatho-adrenal stimulation that was confirmed by a… CONTINUE READING
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