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Effect of feeding fat on fibrinolysis, stypven time, and platelet aggregation in elderly Africans
  1. J. C. Ferguson,
  2. N. Mackay,
  3. G. P. McNicol
  1. Makerere University College Medical School Extension, Nairobi
  2. University Department of Medicine (Royal Infirmary), Stobhill Hospital, Glasgow
  3. University Department of Materia Medica, Stobhill Hospital, Glasgow


    The effects of acute fat feeding on fibrinolytic activity, platelet aggregation, and stypven time in six elderly Africans are presented. These indicate that there is no alteration in the pattern of response seen in Africans with advancing age.

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