How Platelets Work: Platelet Function and Dysfunction

J Thromb Thrombolysis. Aug-Oct 2003;16(1-2):7-12. doi: 10.1023/B:THRO.0000014586.77684.82.


This article briefly reviews (a) how platelets normally function and (b) the clinical approach to disorders of platelet numbers and function.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Blood Platelet Disorders / blood*
  • Blood Platelets / physiology*
  • Humans
  • Receptors, G-Protein-Coupled / blood


  • Receptors, G-Protein-Coupled