Normal Haemostasis

  • G. M. Woerlee
Part of the Developments in Critical Care Medicine and Anesthesiology book series (DCCA, volume 18)


Haemostasis is a complex process which occurs in various phases, the vascular, platelet, coagulation and contraction phases. The proper functioning of this series of steps is essential for adequate haemostasis.


Adenosine Diphosphate Contraction Phase Platelet Concentration Fibrin Fiber Adequate Haemostasis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. M. Woerlee
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of AnaesthesiaUniversity Hospital of LeidenThe Netherlands

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