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  Fifteen cases of endometrial cancer were administered daily doses of 600 mg of MPA after surgery to prevent the recurrence of cancer. The initiation times of coagulation (time necessary for fibrin network formation) were measured with a highly sensitive damped oscillation rheometer and compared...
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  AIMS: In humans, little is known about the effects of platelet-leucocyte interactions on blood viscosity and microvascular perfusion. This study testedthe hypotheses that (1) activation and interactions between platelets and leucocytes may have an impact on microvascular blood viscosity...
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  BACKGROUND: Statins are used for the treatment of hypercholesterolemia. Although they are well known to have pleiotropic effects, their dose-dependent influence on platelet aggregation, hemorheologic properties and the plasma levels of homocysteine in patients with peripheral arterial disease (...
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  The newly developed antihypertensive drugs, the long-acting beta-blocker propranolol and the sustained release calcium antagonist verapamil, arecompared in their antihypertensive, platelet function, rheological properties and metabolic effects. The trial was a double-blind, randomised, placebo-...
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  Effects of dietary supplementation with highly purified EPA (1.8-2.7 g/day) for 16 weeks on platelet and red blood cell function and serum lipidsconcentration were investigated in patients with various thrombotic diseases. Decreases in platelet aggregation, thromboxane formation in platelets,...
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  OBJECTIVE: To determine the effect of transdermal oestrogen replacement therapy on the haemostatic balance of menopausal women. DESIGN: Open, parallel group, prospective study. SETTING: Three hospital-based menopause clinics. SUBJECTS: Fifty-two postmenopausal women receiving transdermal hormone...
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  Deep venous thromboses can be divided into two groups according to their pathogenesis, anatomical features and differing responses to therapy. The first and most frequent consists of so-called simple venous thrombosis while the second group, which is less common, comprises severe or...
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  The effect of lovastatin therapy on blood rheology was investigated in 26 hypercholesterolemic patients. Treatment with lovastatin was associated with a significant improvement in whole blood filtration time and a tendency toward normalization in red blood cell morphology. A significant increase...
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  New Zealand white male rabbits were studied to determine how supplements of soybean oil, soybean + MaxEPA oil, or MaxEPA oil affected theircardiovascular status when they were burned. Plasma triglyceride concentrations increased at 2 hours after burn injury (28 days after supplement...
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