Platelet function and antiaggregant therapy in ischemic stroke

L. C. Pettigrew, K. K. Wu

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This article attempts to answer questions by reviewing changes in platelet morphology and biochemistry during aggregation, the role of the platelet in thrombosis and artherosclerosis, the success or failure of antiaggregant therapy in stroke prevention, and future prospects for antiplatelet prophylaxis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)293-298
Number of pages6
JournalSeminars in Neurology
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1986

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurology


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