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journal article 
Author(s):
Busch, G; Steppich, B; Sibbing, D; Braun, SL; Stein, A; Groha, P; Schoemig, A; Kastrati, A; von Beckerath, N; Ott, I 
Title:
Bivalirudin reduces platelet and monocyte activation after elective percutaneous coronary intervention 
Abstract:
Concomitant antithrombotic therapy is essential for the prevention of ischaemic events in percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) and stenting. With new anticoagulant medications being developed and applied in PCI, this raises the question of possible interactions with platelet and leukocyte activation. We therefore sought to investigate the influence of bivalirudin and heparin in platelet and leukocyte activation in patients undergoing elective PCI. Forty-six patients were recruited consecutiv...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
J Thromb Haemost 
Year:
2009 
Journal volume:
101 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
340-344 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1538-7933 
TUM Institution:
I. Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik; r Laboratoriumsmedizin