Editors: Ertugrul Ercan, Gulfem Ece

Thrombosis and Inflammation in Acute Coronary Syndromes

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Library License: US $156
ISBN: 978-1-68108-030-7 (Print)
ISBN: 978-1-68108-029-1 (Online)
Year of Publication: 2015
DOI: 10.2174/97816810802911150101

Introduction

Despite remarkable progress in fighting against myocardial infarction, the thrombotic complications of the coronary artery are still a significant cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Treatment options for arterial thrombosis include either relatively old drugs such as streptokinase, and newer agents that are either approved by the FDA or still undergoing clinical trials. These options make some room for questions that lead to a conclusion for the best combination of drugs for treating patients with acute coronary syndromes.

The handbook combines available information from basic hematology, cardiology and clinical trials and presents practical bed-side solutions for clinicians working with patients suffering from acute coronary syndromes. Readers will learn about the pathogenesis and diagnosis of thrombosis, thrombogenesis and fibrinolysis. Newer antithrombotic agents, cardiac diseases, venous thromboembolism are also covered. Health professionals will have quick access to relevant and organized information which also includes visual and tabular guides as well as some recommendations from professional societies.

Foreword

- Pp. i
Lale Tokgozoglu
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Preface

- Pp. ii
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List of Contributors

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Circulating Biomarkers of Vulnerable Atheromatous Plaques

- Pp. 3-21 (19)
Xinkang Wang

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Tissue Factor Structure and Coagulation

- Pp. 23-57 (35)
Jolanta Krudysz-Amblo, Kenneth G. Mann and Saulius Butenas

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Hemostasis: General Principles

- Pp. 59-66 (8)
Melda Comert, Fahri Sahin and Guray Saydam

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Recurrent Thromboembolism

- Pp. 67-77 (11)
Melda Comert, Guray Saydam and Fahri Sahin

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Antiplatelet Resistance

- Pp. 79-103 (25)
Dilek Ural, İrem Yılmaz and Kurtuluş Karaüzüm

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Platelet Inhibitors for the Treatment of Acute Coronary Syndromes

- Pp. 105-120 (16)
Hasan Gungor and Ceyhun Ceyhan

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Antiplatelet and Antithrombotic Therapy in Acute Coronary Syndrome in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease

- Pp. 121-139 (19)
Mahmut Altındal and Mustafa Arıcı

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Infectious Pathogens in Acute Atherosclerosis

- Pp. 141-151 (11)
Gulfem Ece

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Subject Index

- Pp. 153-154 (2)
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