Fundamental and Clinical Aspects

Jef Arnout

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Section 1. New Aspects of platelet physiology

  1. Platelet protease receptors - K. Clemetson

  2. The production of platelets - C. Van Geet and K. Frison

  3. Shear-induced platelet activation - Ph. G. de Groot

  4. Collagen-induced platelet activation - R. Farndale and P. R.-M. Siljander

  5. Amplification loops and signal transduction pathways in platelets - H. Deckmyn, K. Vanhoorelbeke, H. Ulrichts, A. Schoolmeesters, St. Staelens and S. De Meyer

  6. Platelet purinergic receptors - C. Oury and M. F. Hoylaerts

  7. Human platelet ProteoGenomics and its Potential - W. Ouwehand

  8. Platelets, leukocytes and initiation of coagulation - E.S. Breimo and B. Osterud

  9. Platelets and propagation of coagulation - How platelets control surface-exposed procoagulant phospholipids - E. M. Bevers, J.L. Wolfs, P. Comfurius and R.F.A. Zwaal

Section 2. Fibrinolysis and Vascular Biology

  1. Overview of the fibrinolytic system - D.C. Rijken

  2. Plasminogen activator inhibitors: structure-function relations and pathophysiological relevance - P.J. Declerck and A. Gils

  3. Blood coagulation factor XIII: Involvement in Fibrinolysis and Thrombosis - L. Muszbek, Z. Bereczky and E. Katona

  4. Thrombomodulin: A regulator of Coagulation, fibrinolysis, inflammation and cell proliferation - M. Van de Wouwer, E. M. Conway

  5. Do we need other targets for treating angionenic disorders: novel opportunities with PIGF - L. Moons, M. Autiero, S. Plaisance, E.M. Conway, P. Carmeliet, M. Dewerchin

  6. Plasmin and matrix metalloproteinases in arterial restenosis and atherosclerosis - H.R. Lijnen

Section 3. Thrombophilia

  1. Atherothrombosis - P. Verhamme, P. Holvoet

  2. Platelet-leukocyte interaction and atherothrombosis - C. Cerletti, N. Maugeri, V. Evangelista, G. de Gaetano

  3. Genetic environmental interactions in relation to atherothrombosis - R. Volpi, F. Zito, A. de Castelnuovo, M.B. Donati, L. Iaccoviello

  4. Clotting Factor VIII and thrombosis - K. Peerlinck

  5. Homocysteine and risk of cardiovascular disease and venous thrombosis - R. Clarke, M. den Heijer, P. Sherliker, S. Lewington

  6. Antiphospholipid antibodies: prothrombotic mechanisms and laboratory diagnosis - J. Arnout and M. Jankowski

  7. Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia - A. Greinacher, N. Lubenow

  8. Cancer and thrombosis: a two way interaction - M.B. Donati, A. Falanga, R. Lorenzet

  9. Inflammation and thrombosis - N. emeraro, M. Colucci

  10. Pregnancy and thrombosis - I. Martinelli, T.Battaglioli, P. Mannuccio Mannucci

Section 4. Diagnosis, prevention and treatment of thrombosis

  1. Diagnosis of deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism - H. Bounameaux and A. Perrier

  2. Thrombophilia parameters: a critical review on which assays to use - K. Jochmans

  3. Treatment and prevention of venous thromboembolism - R. Verhaeghe, L.O. Carreras

  4. Established and new antiplatelet therapies - P. Gresele

  5. Novel thrombolytic agents for treatment of acute myocardial infarction - D. Collen and H.R. Lijnen

  6. Laboratory monitoring of antithrombotics - P. Sié and B. Boneu

  7. Antithrombotic prevention in medical patients - J. Musial and A. Undas

  8. The antithrombotic management of acute coronary syndromes - P. Sinnaeve and F. Van de Werf

  9. Basic and clinical aspects of disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC) - Marcel Levi

  10. Protective effects of alcohol or wine consumption: wishful thinking? - A. di Castelnuovo, S. Rotondo and G. de Gaetano


Format: Edited volume - free ebook - PDF

Size: 240 × 160 mm

ISBN: 9789058673350

Publication: October 01, 2003

Languages: English

Stock item number: 46276