Antiplatelet Aggregating Agents

  • M. R. P. Hall
Part of the Ettore Majorana International Science Series book series (PSLI)

Abstract

Arterial or venous occlusion by blood clot are common occurrences in old age and the incidence rises as age progresses. They both give rise to considerable morbidity as well as mortality. The prevention of thrombosis and its consequences would inevitably promote and maintain health in old people. To attempt to do this is a worthy cause and it is not surprising that many people have set out along this road with much enthusiasm, but often little planning.

Keywords

Aspirin Heparin Thrombin Indomethacin Dextran 

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© Plenum Press, New York 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. R. P. Hall
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Geriatric MedicineSouthampton General HospitalSouthhamptonUSA

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