DOI: 10.1055/s-00035024

Thrombosis and Haemostasis

Current Issue 01 · Volume 99 · 2008 DOI: 10.1055/s-007-35402

Editorial Focus

Review Article

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Stasi, Roberto; Evangelista, Maria Laura; Stipa, Elisa; Buccisano, Francesco; Venditti, Adriano; Amadori, Sergio: Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura: Current concepts in pathophysiology and management
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Crescente, Marilena; Castelnuovo, Augusto Di; Iacoviello, Licia; Vermylen, Jos; Cerletti, Chiara; Gaetano, Giovanni de: Response variability to aspirin as assessed by the platelet function analyzer (PFA)-100
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Chaukiyal, Pooja; Nautiyal, Amit; Radhakrishnan, Sangeetha; Singh, Sonal; Navaneethan, Sankar D: Thromboprophylaxis in cancer patients with central venous catheters

Blood Coagulation, Fibrinolysis and Cellular Haemostasis

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Musso, Roberto; Santagostino, Elena; Faradji, Albert; Iorio, Alfonso; Meer, Jan van der; Ingerslev, Jørgen; Lambert, Thierry; Maas-Enriquez, Monika; Gorina, Eduard; for the KOGENATE Bayer European PMS Study Group: Safety and efficacy of sucrose-formulated full-length recombinant factor VIII: Experience in the standard clinical setting
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Pomp, Elisabeth R; Rosendaal, Frits R; Doggen, Carine J. M: Alcohol consumption is associated with a decreased risk of venous thrombosis
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Schols, Saskia E. M; Meijden, Paola E. J. van der; Oerle, René van; Curvers, Joyce; Heemskerk, Johan W. M; Pampus, Elisabeth C. M. van: Increased thrombin generation and fibrinogen level after therapeutic plasma transfusion: Relation to bleeding
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Schobess, Rosemarie; Kurnik, Karin; Friedrichs, Frauke; Halimeh, Susan; Krümpel, Anne; Bidlingmaier, Christoph; Nowak-Göttl, Ulrike: Effects of primary and secondary prophylaxis on the clinical expression of joint damage in children with severe haemophilia A
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Kist, Willem J; Janssen, Nard G; Kalk, Jakoba J; Hague, William M; Dekker, Gustaaf A; de Vries, Johanna I. P.: Thrombophilias and adverse pregnancy outcome – A confounded problem!

Platelets and Blood Cells

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Ray, Denise M; Spinelli, Sherry L; Pollock, Stephen J; Murant, Thomas I; O’Brien, Jamie J; Blumberg, Neil; Francis, Charles W; Taubman, Mark B; Phipps, Richard P: Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor γ and retinoid X receptor transcription factors are released from activated human platelets and shed in microparticles
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Mori, Daisuke; Yano, Koichiro; Tsubota, Ken-ichi; Ishikawa, Takuji; Wada, Shigeo; Yamaguchi, Takami: Simulation of platelet adhesion and aggregation regulated by fibrinogen and von Willebrand factor
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Sibbing, Dirk; Braun, Siegmund; Jawansky, Stefan; Vogt, Wolfgang; Mehilli, Julinda; Schömig, Albert; Kastrati, Adnan; Beckerath, Nicolas von: Assessment of ADP-induced platelet aggregation with light transmission aggregometry and multiple electrode platelet aggregometry before and after clopidogrel treatment

Letters to the Editor

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Folsom, Aaron R; Peacock, James M; Boerwinkle, Eric; Cushman, Mary: β2-adrenergic receptor polymorphism and venous thromboembolism
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Palareti, Gualtiero; Agnelli, Giancarlo; Imberti, Davide; Moia, Marco; Ageno, Walter; Pistelli, Riccardo; Rossi, Romina; Verso, Melina; for the MASTER investigators: A commentary: To screen for calf DVT or not to screen? The highly variable practice among Italian centers highlights this important and still unresolved clinical option. Results from the Italian MASTER registry
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Marianne, Canonico; Valérie, Olié; Laure, Carcaillon; Pascale, Tubert-Bitter; Pierre-Yves, Scarabin; the EStrogen and THromboEmbolism Risk (ESTHER) Study Group; on behalf of: Synergism between non-O blood group and oral estrogen in the risk of venous thromboembolism among postmenopausal women: The ESTHER study

Wound Healing and Inflammation/Infection

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Lijfering, Willem M; Vries, Aiko P. J. de; Veeger, Nic J. G. M; Son, Willem J. van; Bakker, Stephan J. L; Meer, Jan van der: Possible contribution of cytomegalovirus infection to the high risk of (recurrent) venous thrombosis after renal transplantation

Endothelium and Vascular Development

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Nadir, Yona; Brenner, Benjamin; Gingis-Velitski, Sveta; Levy-Adam, Flonia; Ilan, Neta; Zcharia, Eyal; Nadir, Erez; Vlodavsky, Israel: Heparanase induces tissue factor pathway inhibitor expression and extracellular accumulation in endothelial and tumor cells

Cardiovascular Biology and Cell Signalling

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Butenas, Saulius; Undas, Anetta; Gissel, Matthew T; Szuldrzynski, Konstanty; Zmudka, Krzysztof; Mann, Kenneth G: Factor XIa and tissue factor activity in patients with coronary artery disease
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Zeymer, Uwe; Gitt, Anselm; Jünger, Claus; Bauer, Timm; Heer, Tobias; Koeth, Oliver; Wienbergen, Harm; Zahn, Ralf; Senges, Jochen: Efficacy and safety of enoxaparin in unselected patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction
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Zeymer, Uwe; Gitt, Anselm K; Jünger, Claus; Bauer, Timm; Koeth, Oliver; Heer, Tobias; Mark, Bernd; Zahn, Ralf; Gottwik, Martin; Senges, Jochen: Clopidogrel in addition to aspirin reduces in-hospital major cardiac and cerebrovascular events in unselected patients with acute ST segment elevation myocardial
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Angiolillo, Dominick J; Bernardo, Esther; Palazuelos, Jorge; Desai, Bhaloo; Weisberg, Ian; Alfonso, Fernando; Guzman, Luis A; Hernández-Antolin, Rosana; Zenni, Martin Z; Macaya, Carlos; Fernandez-Ortiz, Antonio; Bass, Theodore A: Functional impact of high clopidogrel maintenance dosing in patients undergoing elective percutaneous coronary interventions
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Shenhar-Tsarfaty, Shani; Assayag, Einor Ben; Bova, Irena; Shopin, Ludmila; Cohen, Michael; Berliner, Shlomo; Shapira, Itzhak; Bornstein, Natan M: Persistent hyperfibrinogenemia in acute ischemic stroke / transient ischemic attack (TIA)
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Trenk, Dietmar; Hochholzer, Willibald; Frundi, Devine; Stratz, Christian; Valina, Christian M; Bestehorn, Hans-Peter; Büttner, Heinz Joachim; Neumann, Franz-Josef: Impact of cytochrome P450 3A4-metabolized statins on the antiplatelet effect of a 600-mg loading dose clopidogrel and on clinical outcome in patients undergoing elective coronary stent placement
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Spring, Silviana; Simon, Roger; Loo, Bernd van der; Kovacevic, Tamara; Brockes, Christiane; Rousson, Valentin; Amann-Vesti, Beatrice; Koppensteiner, Renate: High-dose atorvastatin in peripheral arterial disease (PAD): Effect on endothelial function, intima-media-thickness and local progression of PAD

Animal Models

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Schulz, Christian; Konrad, Ildiko; Sauer, Susanne; Orschiedt, Lena; Koellnberger, Maria; Lorenz, Reinhard; Walter, Ulrich; Massberg, Steffen: Effect of chronic treatment with acetylsalicylic acid and clopidogrel on atheroprogression and atherothrombosis in ApoE-deficient mice in vivo
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Torzewski, Michael; Reifenberg, Kurt; Cheng, Fei; Wiese, Elena; Küpper, Ines; Crain, Jeanine; Lackner, Karl J; Bhakdi, Sucharit: No effect of C-reactive protein on early atherosclerosis in LDLR-/- / human C-reactive protein transgenic mice

New Technologies, Diagnostic Tools and Drugs

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Constans, Joel; Salmi, Louis-Rachid; Sevestre-Pietri, Marie-Antoinette; Perusat, Sophie; Nguon, Monika; Degeilh, Maryse; Labarere, Jose; Gattolliat, Olivier; Boulon, Carine; Laroche, Jean-Pierre; Roux, Philippe Le; Pichot, Olivier; Quéré, Isabelle; Conri, Claude; Bosson, Jean-Luc: A clinical prediction score for upper extremity deep venous thrombosis
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Jakubowski, Joseph A; Payne, Christopher D; Li, Ying G; Farid, Nagy A; Brandt, John T; Small, David S; Salazar, Daniel E; Winters, Kenneth J: A comparison of the antiplatelet effects of prasugrel and high-dose clopidogrel as assessed by VASP-phosphorylation and light transmission aggregometry
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Couturaud, Francis; Duchemin, Jèrôme; Leroyer, Christophe; Delahousse, Bènèdicte; Abgrall, Jean François; Mottier, Dominique; for the Groupe d’Etude de la Thrombose de Bretagne Occidentale (G.E.T.B.O): Thrombin generation in first-degree relatives of patients with venous thromboembolism who have factor V Leiden
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Gibson, Nadine S; Sohne, Maaike; Kruip, Marieke J. H. A; Tick, Lidwine W; Gerdes, Victor E; Bossuyt, Patrick M; Wells, Philip S; Buller, Harry R; the Christopher study investigators; on behalf of: Further validation and simplification of the Wells clinical decision rule in pulmonary embolism

New Technologies. Diagnostic Tools and Drugs

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Case Report

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