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Platelet adhesiveness in young patients with ischaemic stroke.
  1. S C Sharma,
  2. G P Vijayan,
  3. M L Suri,
  4. H N Seth


    A significant increase in platelet adhesiveness was observed in 13 patients who developed ischaemic stroke at high altitude and in 43 patients who developed stroke at low altitude when compared with a similar group of normal healthy volunteers. Eighty-eight percent of the patients were below the age of 40 years. The role of platelet adhesiveness in the pathogenesis of cerebral schaemia in young patients is discussed.

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