Thrombosis and Antithrombotic Therapy

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Thrombosis and Antithrombotic Therapy Robert C. Pendleton George M. Rodgers The term thrombosis refers to the formation, from constituents of the blood, of a mass within the venous or arterial…

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Acquired Coagulation Disorders

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Acquired Coagulation Disorders George M. Rodgers Abnormalities in blood coagulation may complicate a large number of disorders (Table 54.1). In contrast to inherited disorders in which deficiency or abnormality of…

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Inherited Coagulation Disorders

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Inherited Coagulation Disorders Jerry S. Powell George M. Rodgers Inherited disorders of coagulation result from the deficiency or functional abnormality of one of the plasma proteins involved in providing normal…

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Qualitative Disorders of Platelet Function

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Qualitative Disorders of Platelet Function Thomas J. Kunicki Diane J. Nugent Much of our current understanding of normal platelet structure-function relationships has been derived from the study of patients with…

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Thrombocytosis and Essential Thrombocythemia

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Thrombocytosis and Essential Thrombocythemia George M. Rodgers Robert T. Means, Jr. The normal reference interval for platelet counts in adults approximates 150,000 to 450,000/┬Ál; patients with platelet counts higher than…

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Bleeding Disorders Caused by Vascular Abnormalities

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Bleeding Disorders Caused by Vascular Abnormalities George M. Rodgers Matthew M. Rees This chapter discusses causes of bleeding that are not the result of thrombocytopenia, coagulation factor deficiency, or qualitative…

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Miscellaneous Causes of Thrombocytopenia

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Miscellaneous Causes of Thrombocytopenia Archana M. Agarwal George M. Rodgers This chapter summarizes miscellaneous forms of congenital and acquired thrombocytopenia (Table 49.1), including thrombocytopenia attributable to deficient platelet production, associated…

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