Published in Blood Weekly, March 16th, 2000
In thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) and in hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) fibrin-platelet thrombi occlude arterioles and capillaries. The mechanism of endothelial cell injury and the mechanism of thrombosis are the most important physiopathological events in this pathology and are largely unknown, noted J.C.S. Avalos ("Microangiopathies: HUS/TPP. Physiopathologic aspects" Medicina - Buenos Aires,...
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