Antiplatelet Therapy in Cardiovascular Disease

Ron Waksman, Paul A. Gurbel, Michael A. Gaglia

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2 Scopus citations


Begins with a concise but thorough discussion of platelet biology and pathophysiology so that readers understand how antiplatelet agents work and why they produce such a varied range of complications, from minor GI upset to potentially life-threatening conditions such as neutropenia, a critical shortage of white blood cells. Thoroughly covers platelet function testing, including novel techniques. Clarifies current best practice regarding the use of antiplatelet agents in both chronic and acute cardiovascular disease. Reviews all types of antiplatelet agents - from aspirin to recently approved drugs - including indications, clinical outcomes, and side effects.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Number of pages325
ISBN (Electronic)9781118493984
ISBN (Print)9781118275757
StatePublished - Jun 3 2014
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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