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Platelet abnormalities induced by the administration of oestrogens
  1. J. R. Hampton

    Abstract

    Platelet behaviour has been studied in a group of men and women treated with a variety of oestrogens. Although platelet aggregation is affected, changes in platelet electrophoretic behaviour are more striking. The administration of oral contraceptives containing oestrogens induces an abnormality in platelets and plasma lipids similar to that seen in patients with arterial disease.

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