Hemostasis: General Principles
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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.