Platelet count and platelet function testing in acute coronary syndromes

Platelet function testing may be a useful tool for tailoring antiplatelet therapy in acute coronary syndromes (ACS). Measurements of platelet function may be influenced by platelet count. We examined the relationship between platelet count and platelet function testing using two commercially available platelet function tests, VerifyNow and Multiplate.

K. Hally, L. Johnston, A. Holley, P. Larsen, S. Harding
Heart, Lung and Circulation – Volume 23, Supplement 1, e1-e48
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