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Nearly a million Americans die of cardiovascular diseases each year. This represents 54% of deaths from all causes. With the increasing proportion of elderly people in the population, this figure continues to climb, despite increased research in this field. In Biophysical Mechanisms in Vascular Homeostasis and Intravascular Thrombosis, Dr. Sawyer, Head of Vascular Surgery at Kings County Hospital Center in Brooklyn, has assembled the proceedings of a conference dealing with some aspects of research in this area, particularly with mechanisms of thrombosis and maintenance of flow in the circulation.
The list of 50 contributors makes interesting reading; people from widely
Biophysical Mechanisms in Vascular Homeostasis and Intravascular Thrombosis.. Ann Intern Med. 1965;63:1162. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-63-6-1162_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1965;63(6):1162.
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