DOI: 10.1055/s-00035024

Thrombosis and Haemostasis

Issue 10 · Volume 100 · 2008 DOI: 10.1055/s-008-36081

Editorial Focus


Theme Issue Editorial

Theme Issue Article

Shearer, Martin J.; Newman, Paul: Metabolism and cell biology of vitamin K
Toltl, Lisa J.; Swystun, Laura L.; Pepler, Laura; Liaw, Patricia C.: Protective effects of activated protein C in sepsis
Schurgers, Leon J.; Cranenburg, Ellen C. M.; Vermeer, Cees: Matrix Gla-protein: The calcification inhibitor in need of vitamin K
Fernández-Fernández, Laura; Bellido-Martín, Lola; García de Frutos, Pablo: Growth arrest-specific gene 6 (GAS6)

Clinical Focus

Blood Coagulation, Fibrinolysis and Cellular Haemostasis

Arnold, Marie-Luise; Lichy, Christoph; Werner, Inge; Radbruch, Alexander; Wagner, Simone; Grond-Ginsbach, Caspar: Single nucleotide polymorphisms in the VKORC1 gene and the risk of stroke in the Southern German population

Platelets and Blood Cells

Schäfer, Andreas; Weinberger, Sarah; Flierl, Ulrike; Eigenthaler, Martin; Störk, Stefan; Walter, Ulrich; Ertl, Georg; Bauersachs, Johann: ADP-induced platelet aggregation frequently fails to detect impaired clopidogrel-responsiveness in patients with coronary artery disease compared to a P2Y12-specific assay
Braun, Oscar Ö.; Johnell, Matilda; arenhorst, Christoph; James, Stefan; Brandt, John T.; Jakubowski, Joseph A.; Winters, Kenneth J.; Wallentin, Lars; Erlinge, David; Siegbahn, Agneta: Greater reduction of platelet activation markers and platelet-monocyte aggregates by prasugrel compared to clopidogrel in stable coronary artery disease
Larson, Mark K.; Ashmore, Joseph H.; Harris, Kristina A.; Vogelaar, Jessica L.; Pottala, James V.; Sprehe, Michael; Harris, William S.: Effects of omega-3 acid ethyl esters and aspirin, alone and in combination, on platelet function in healthy subjects

Endothelium and Vascular Development

Strijbos, Michiel H.; Rao, Chandra; Schmitz, Paul I. M.; Kraan, Jaco; Lamers, Cor H.; Sleijfer, Stefan; Terstappen, Leon W. M. M.; Gratama, Jan W.: Correlation between circulating endothelial cell counts and plasma thrombomodulin levels as markers for endothelial damage

Cardiovascular Biology and Cell Signalling

Ivandic, Boris T.; Kurz, Kerstin; Keck, Frieder; Staritz, Peter; Lehrke, Stephanie; Katus, Hugo A.; Giannitsis, Evangelos: Tirofiban optimizes platelet inhibition for immediate percutaneous coronary intervention in high-risk acute coronary syndromes

Cellular Proteolysis and Oncology

Åberg, Mikael; Johnell, Matilda; Wickström, Malin; Widunder, Anna; Siegbahn, Agneta: Simvastatin reduces the production of prothrombotic prostasomes in human prostate cancer cells
Toth, Bettina; Liebhardt, Susanne; Steinig, Kerstin; Ditsch, Nina; Rank, Andreas; Bauerfeind, Ingo; Spannagl, Michael; Friese, Klaus; Reininger, Armin J.: Platelet-derived microparticles and coagulation activation in breast cancer patients

Animal Models

Fontayne, Alexandre; Meiring, Muriel; Lamprecht, Seb; Roodt, Jan; Demarsin, Eddy; Barbeaux, Philippe; Deckmyn, Hans: The humanized anti-glycoprotein Ib monoclonal antibody h6B4-Fab is a potent and safe antithrombotic in a high shear arterial thrombosis model in baboons

New Technologies, Diagnostic Tools and Drugs

Cadiou, Gwenaëlle; Varin, Rémi; Levesque, Hervé; Grassi, Vanessa; Benichou, Jacques; Tiret, Isabelle; Dieu, Bernard; Lecam-Duchez, Véronique; Borg, Jeanne-Yvonne; Muller, Jean-Michel; Benhamou, Ygal; Marie, Isabelle: Risk factors of vitamin K antagonist overcoagulation
Maegdefessel, Lars; Buerke, Michael; Schubert, Sebastian; Reindl, Iris; Michel, Thomas; Hauroeder, Baerbel; Carter, Justin M.; Peetz, Dirk; Werdan, Karl; Schlitt, Axel: Comparison of bivalirudin, enoxaparin, and unfractionated heparin in preventing cardiac catheter thrombosis
Lecumberri, Ramón; Marqués, Margarita; Díaz-Navarlaz, María Teresa; Panizo, Elena; Toledo, Jon; García-Mouriz, Alberto; Páramo, José A.: Maintained effectiveness of an electronic alert system to prevent venous thromboembolism among hospitalized patients

Case Report

Weigert, Oliver; Wittmann, Georg; Gruetzner, Stefanie; Cnossen, Jitske; Becker, Marie-Christine; Dreyling, Martin; Ostermann, Helmut: Successful salvage treatment of chronic refractory immune thrombocytopenia using a simplified method to generate vincristine-loaded platelets
Marschang, Peter; Niederwanger, Andreas; Gasser, Rudolf W.; Daniaux, Martin; Sturm, Wolfgang: Symptomatic upper extremity deep vein thrombosis as a complication of ambulatory blood pressure monitoring

Letters to the Editor

Aleil, Boris; Kessler, Laurence; Meyer, Nicolas; Wiesel, Marie-Louise; Simeoni, Julia; Cazenave, Jean-Pierre; Pinget, Michel; Gachet, Christian; Lanza, François: Plasma levels of soluble platelet glycoprotein V are linked to fasting blood glucose in patients with type 2 diabetes
Lester, William; Guilliatt, Andrea; Grundy, Pamela; Enayat, Said; Millar, Carolyn; Hill, Frank; Cumming, Tony; Collins, Peter: Is VWF R924Q a benign polymorphism, a marker of a null allele or a factor VIII-binding defect? The debate continues with results from the UKHCDO VWD study
Pengo, Vittorio; Palareti, Gualtiero; Cosmi, Benilde; Legnani, Cristina; Tosetto, Alberto; Alatri, Adriano; Marzot, Filippo; Pegoraro, Cinzia; Cucchini, Umberto; Iliceto, Sabino; for the PROLONG Investigators (on behalf of FCSA, Italian Federation of Anticoagulation Clinics): D-dimer testing and recurrent venous thromboembolism after unprovoked pulmonary embolism: A post-hoc analysis of the prolong extension study
Hurtado, Begoña; Abasolo, Nerea; Domènech-Santasusana, Pere; Fuentes-Prior, Pablo; de Frutos, Pablo García; Sala, Núria: Confirmation of inherited protein S deficiency by PROS1 mutational screening: Identification of three novel PROS1 mutations and haplotype analysis of p.Q279X recurrence
Breugelmans, Jaimie; Vertessen, Francine; Mertens, Gerhard; Gadisseur, Alain; Van der Planken, Marc: Multiplate whole blood impedance aggregometry: A recent experience