The effect of type II diabetes mellitus on platelet aggregation in patients who underwent percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty

SAGCAN A., Nalbantgil S. , OMAY S., AKIN M.

CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE, vol.13, no.1, pp.45-48, 2002 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 13 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2002
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/00019501-200202000-00006
  • Title of Journal : CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE
  • Page Numbers: pp.45-48


Background In noninsulin-dependent type II diabetic (tIIDM) patients it was reported that ADP-induced platelet aggregation response was increased with decreased level of platelet guanylate cyclase, This study was therefore designed to examine the effects of tIIDM on collagen-induced, in-vitro platelet aggregation in percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) patients,