Soluble P-selectin and the success of thrombolysis in acute myocardial infarction.

Abstract

BACKGROUND P-Selectin mediates adhesive interactions between platelets, leukocytes and endothelium to form thrombi. Our purpose was to investigate plasma soluble(s) P-selectin levels in patients with acute myocardial infarction (aMI) and the effect of thrombolysis on P-selectin levels. METHODS Patients with aMI within the first 6 h of chest pain were… (More)

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