DOI: 10.5935/2359-4802.20170058
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Abstract: AbstractUnder balanced conditions, hemostasis is maintained by a complex interaction between endothelium, platelets, and coagulation factors. Situations involving injury and discontinuation of the endothelial lining stimulate the adhesion, activation, and aggregation of platelets, culminating in the formation of arterial or venous thrombi. In this context, antiplatelet therapy occupies a prominent role in the management of pathologies arising from this process, notably acute coronary syndromes. The increased …

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