Coagulation/Related Articles

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A list of Citizendium articles, and planned articles, about Coagulation.
See also changes related to Coagulation, or pages that link to Coagulation or to this page or whose text contains "Coagulation".

Parent topics

  • Hemostasis [r]: The process which spontaneously arrests the flow of blood from vessels carrying blood under pressure [e]

Subtopics

  • Anticoagulant [r]: Agents that prevent blood clotting. [e]
    • Heparin [r]: Used in vitro and in vivo as an anticoagulant, a highly acidic mucopolysaccharide formed of equal parts of sulfated D-glucosamine and D-glucuronic acid with sulfaminic bridges [e]
    • Warfarin [r]: Rat poison also used as anticoagulant medication to prevent embolism and thrombosis [e]

Other related topics

  • Platelet activation [r]: Series of progressive, overlapping events triggered by exposure of the platelets to subendothelial tissue, and release reactions. [e]
    • Platelet aggregation inhibitor [r]: Agents that antagonize or impair any mechanism leading to blood platelet aggregation. [e]
      • Aspirin [r]: Common analgesic used for treating mild to moderate pain; protective against blood clots and heart disease when administered indefinitely in low doses [e]