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Posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms and hypercoagulability during emergency department evaluation for acute coronary syndrome

Ho, Vy Thuy; Shimbo, Daichi; Duer-Hefele, Joan; Whang, William; Chang, Melinda J.; Edmondson, Donald E.

In order to determine whether PTSD symptoms are associated with hypercoagulability, a mechanism underlying ACS onset, we tested the association of PTSD symptoms from a prior traumatic event with clotting parameters in 99 patients who presented with an ACS event.

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IJC Metabolic & Endocrine
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https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcme.2016.03.002

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Center for Behavioral Cardiovascular Health
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December 15, 2017