TITLE

Depression and Coronary Artery Disease: Is There a Platelet Link?

AUTHOR(S)
Ziegelstein, Roy C.; Parakh, Kapil; Sakhuja, Ankit; Bhat, Utsav
PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Nov2007, Vol. 82 Issue 11, p1366
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the potential link between mental depression and coronary artery disease. According to the author, researchers have suggested several pathways whereby depression might affect outcomes in patients with coronary artery disease. It is concluded that adequately powered studies are needed to resolve certain questions before clinicians assume that depression is associated with clinically important effects on platelet activation.
ACCESSION #
27392234

 

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