Depression, coronary events, platelet inhibition, and serotonin reuptake inhibitors

G. V. Nair, P. A. Gurbel, C. M. O'Connor, W. A. Gattis, S. R. Murugesan, V. L. Serebruany

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Abstract

There is substantial clinical evidence that the incidence of depression and mortality after acute coronary events are strongly related. As mediators of coronary thrombosis, platelets may represent a link between these events, and could be possibly targeted by therapy with serotonin reuptake inhibitors.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)321-323
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Cardiology
Volume84
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1 1999

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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