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  • Unit 1.3: Current Concepts of Endovascular Thrombosis

    David Schneider, MD - University of Vermont

    Duration: 1 hour

    Faculty Disclosure

    • Grant and/or Research Support: Guilford Pharmaceutical; The Medicines Company; Eli Lilly/Centocor, Inc.
    • Speaker's Bureau: Guilford Pharmaceutical; The Medicines Company; Pfizer

    Learning Objectives

    • Discuss the traditional conceptualization of intrinsic and extrinsic pathways of thrombin/fibrin generation
    • Report updated conceptualization of initiation and amplification phases of thrombin/fibrin generation
    • Describe the role of platelets and thrombosis
    • Describe the interaction between platelets and coagulation cascade
    • Prepare a coordinated conceptualization of thrombosis