Spontaneous platelet aggregation in cerebrovascular disease.

  title={Spontaneous platelet aggregation in cerebrovascular disease.},
  author={Julia ten Cate and Joseph Vos and Hans J. G. H. Oosterhuis and D Prenger and C. S. Jenkins},
  journal={Thrombosis and haemostasis},
  volume={39 1},
50 patients from a group of 130 patients with transient ischaemic attacks or cerebral infarction were found to demonstrate in vitro spontaneous platelet aggregation (SPA) while 80 normal subjects tested never showed this phenomenon. The following additional findings point towards a possible platelet abnormality: 1. Platelets from 10 patients with SPA when isolated and resuspended in normal plasma still demonstrated SPA while isolated normal platelets resuspended in patient's plasma did not. 2… CONTINUE READING