Thrombosis and Inflammation in Acute Coronary Syndromes

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Despite remarkable progress in fighting against myocardial infarction, the thrombotic complications of the coronary artery are still a significant cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. ...
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Hemostasis: General Principles

Pp. 59-66 (8)

Melda Comert, Fahri Sahin and Guray Saydam


Hemostasis is the physiological process of clot formation in a delicate balance in the human body after a vessel injury. That process represents primary and secondary haemostasis that includes platelets, coagulation proteins and finally terminates with fibrinolysis to prevent widespread clot formation.Coagulation cascade, endotelium, fibrin, fibrinolysis, hemostasis, plasminogen, platelets, primary hemostasis, secondary hemostasis, subendothelial matrix, tissue factor, vonWillebrand factor.


Ege University Hospital, Department of Hematology, 35100 Bornova, Izmir, Turkey.