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PLATELETS is the definitive current source of state-of-the-art knowledge about platelets and covers the entire field of platelet biology, pathophysiology, and clinical medicine. Recently there has been a rapid expansion of knowledge in both basic biology and the clinical approach to platelet-related diseases including thrombosis and hemorrhage. Novel platelet function tests, drugs, blood bank storage methods, and gene therapies have been incorporated into patient care or are in development. This book draws all this information into a single, comprehensive and authoritative resource. Am First edition won Best Book in Medical Science Award from the Association of American Publishers Am Contains fourteen new chapters on topics such as platelet genomics and proteomics, inhibition of platelet function by the endothelium, clinical tests of platelet function, real time in vivo imaging of platelets, and inherited thrombocytopenias Am A comprehensive full color reference comprising over 70 chapters, 1400 pages, and 16, 000 referencesThe use of autologous platelet gel to treat difficult-to-heal wounds: a pilot study. Transfusion 2004;44 ... Platelets and platelet-derived serotonin promote tissue repair after normothermic hepatic ischemia in mice. ... Transfusion 2009;49(1): 44A€56. Everts PA ... Yamashiro K, Tsujikawa A, Ishida S, Usui T, Kaji Y, Honda Y, et al.

Author:Alan D. Michelson
Publisher:Academic Press - 2013


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