Platelet and vessel wall interaction and the genesis of atherosclerosis.

@article{Chesterman1986PlateletAV,
  title={Platelet and vessel wall interaction and the genesis of atherosclerosis.},
  author={Colin N. Chesterman and Michael C. Berndt},
  journal={Clinics in haematology},
  year={1986},
  volume={15 2},
  pages={323-53}
}
On the basis of in vitro studies, biochemistry and cell biology the interactions between platelets, other circulating blood cells and the vessel wall are complex and wide-ranging. In essence, the effects of platelets adhering to injured luminal surface might include: Aggregation and adherence of further platelets; Activation of coagulation and fibrin… CONTINUE READING