Triggers, targets and treatments for thrombosis.

  title={Triggers, targets and treatments for thrombosis.},
  author={Nigel Mackman},
  volume={451 7181},
Thrombosis--localized clotting of the blood--can occur in the arterial or the venous circulation and has a major medical impact. Acute arterial thrombosis is the proximal cause of most cases of myocardial infarction (heart attack) and of about 80% of strokes, collectively the most common cause of death in the developed world. Venous thromboembolism is the third leading cause of cardiovascular-associated death. The pathogenic changes that occur in the blood vessel wall and in the blood itself… CONTINUE READING
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