TITLE

aggregation, platelet

AUTHOR(S)
Peters, Michael
PUB. DATE
June 2004
SOURCE
BMA A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia;2004, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
An encyclopedia entry for "platelet aggregation" is presented. It refers to the grouping of platelets that occurs when a blood vessel is damaged. It noted that platelet aggregation is the first step of blood clotting, helping close injured vessels. Drugs that help lessen platelet aggregation include aspirin and clopidogrel.
ACCESSION #
43995278

 

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