An event of shear importance

Robert Andrews, Michael Berndt

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Abstract

In this issue of Blood, Yong and colleagues report that circulating blood platelets and monocytes in stable coronary artery disease patients can become activated by shear stress during passage through a stenosed sclerotic lesion, despite dual anti-platelet therapy, and the absence of either plaque rupture or collagen exposure.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5 - 7
Number of pages3
JournalBlood
Volume117
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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