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Smoking and thrombolysis

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Habitual smoking causes thrombosis through inhibiting thrombolysis.


Stop smoking is recommended for preventing heart attack and stroke.

Junichiro Yamamoto

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This page is a summary of: Attenuation of spontaneous thrombolytic activity measured by the global thrombosis test in male habitual smokers, Journal of Thrombosis and Thrombolysis, July 2013, Springer Science + Business Media,
DOI: 10.1007/s11239-013-0962-4.
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