What is it about?
Stroke status can be assessed by an innovative test.
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Why is it important?
Stroke is caused by the imbalance between thrombus forming and removing activities. A new blood test, Glotal Thrombosis Test, enabled to assess both activities using non-anticoagulated blood (native blood). This test demonstrated that prothrombotic state is high at the event of stroke but return to normal by medication.
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This page is a summary of: Platelet Function and Spontaneous Thrombolytic Activity of Patients with Cerebral Infarction Assessed by the Global Thrombosis Test, Pathophysiology of Haemostasis and Thrombosis, January 2009, Karger Publishers, DOI: 10.1159/000315494.
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