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  While the blood vessels are exposed to high pressures in hypertension, the main complications of hypertension (stroke and myocardial infarction) are paradoxically thrombotic rather than haemorrhagic. To investigate abnormalities of haemorheology (plasma viscosity, fibrinogen), endothelial...
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  Thrombotic risk factors may be important in determining cardiovascular outcome in patients with symptomatic peripheral arterial disease. A cohort study with a 6-year follow-up period was established to determine the relationships between haemostatic and rheological factors and incidentischaemic...
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  Blood viscosity studies were carried out in fourteen patients with acute stroke, eight with cerebral infarction, six with cerebral haemorrhage and in thirteen controls. We observed a statistically significant higher values of plasma, red cell and whole viscosity in patients with acute stroke than...
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