6. The Haemostatic System: Coagulation, Platelets and Fibrinolysis

  1. Keith Frayn and
  2. Sara Stanner

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774663.ch6

Cardiovascular Disease: Nutrition and Emerging Risk Factors: The Report of a British Nutrition Foundation Task Force

Cardiovascular Disease: Nutrition and Emerging Risk Factors: The Report of a British Nutrition Foundation Task Force

How to Cite

Frayn, K. and Stanner, S. (eds) (2005) The Haemostatic System: Coagulation, Platelets and Fibrinolysis, in Cardiovascular Disease: Nutrition and Emerging Risk Factors: The Report of a British Nutrition Foundation Task Force, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774663.ch6

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 6 APR 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405101660

Online ISBN: 9780470774663

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Keywords:

  • coagulation;
  • platelets;
  • fibrinolysis;
  • fibrinolytic system;
  • phenotypic risk factors

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Haemostatic System

  • The Fibrinolytic System

  • The Concept of Hypercoagulability

  • Established Haemostatic Risk Factors for Vascular Disease

  • Platelet Function Tests

  • Emerging Phenotypic Risk Factors for CHD

  • Established and Emerging Phenotypic Risk Factors for Stroke

  • Established and Emerging Phenotypic Risk Factors for Venous Thromboembolism

  • Genetics and Cardiovascular Disease Risk

  • Dietary Characteristics and Haemostasis

  • Key Points

  • Recommendations for Future Research

  • Key References