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Online ISSN 1827-1758
Camici M., Sagripanti A. *
Università degli Studi - Pisa Dipartimento di Medicina Interna
*Ospedale S. Chiara - Pisa
The recent observation of increased thrombinogenesis in chronic renal failure suggest a pathogenetic role of thrombin in hemorrhagic diathesis of chronic renal failure that may link two paradoxical aspects of this diathesis: hemorrhage and thrombosis. Not only: the accelerated atherosclerosis in uremic patient is also underlined. The possibility of thrombin therapeutic inhibition is then discussed.