Red blood cell adhesiveness/aggregation, C-reactive protein, fibrinogen, and erythrocyte sedimentation rate in healthy adults and in those with atherosclerotic risk factors

Galit Fusman, Tamar Mardi, Daniel Justo, Meirav Rozenblat, Rivka Rotstein, David Zeltser, Ardon Rubinstein, Michael Koffler, Esther Shabtai, Shlomo Berliner, Itzhak Shapira

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Abstract

In summary, our findings suggest that the relation between increased CRP concentrations and enhanced RBC adhesiveness/aggregation might be relevant for a better understanding of the potential mechanisms that link elevated CRP concentrations with an unfavorable outcome in patients with ath-erosclerotic risk factors.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)561-563
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Cardiology
Volume90
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Sep 2002

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