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Platelet adhesion to arterial cross-sections.

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posted on 22.07.2021, 17:34 authored by László Hidi, Erzsébet Komorowicz, Gergely Imre Kovács, Zoltán Szeberin, Dávid Garbaisz, Natalia Nikolova, Kiril Tenekedjiev, László Szabó, Krasimir Kolev, Péter Sótonyi

Cross-sections of the arterial grafts were prepared as described in the Materials and Methods (top left panel) and perfused with heparinized blood. Following the perfusion, the cross-sections were fixated and processed for scanning electron microscopic imaging. Isolated adhered platelets are seen in the intima and media layers, whereas larger aggregates are formed in the adventitia.