Plasma albumin and platelet function: relevance to atherogenesis and thrombosis

Platelets. 1996;7(3):125-37. doi: 10.3109/09537109609023571.


Two papers published in this journal(1,2) during the past year remind us that plasma albumin concentrations can influence platelet function. These publications, together with epidemiological evidence showing that low plasma concentrations of albumin predict mortality from cardiovascular disease(3,4) have prompted this review.