Effects of Ambient Air Pollution on Hemostasis and Inflammation


Rudez G., Janssen N. A. H. , Kilinc E. , Leebeek F. W. G. , Gerlofs-Nijland M. E. , Spronk H. M. H. , ...More

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH PERSPECTIVES, vol.117, no.6, pp.995-1001, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 117 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1289/ehp.0800437
  • Title of Journal : ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH PERSPECTIVES
  • Page Numbers: pp.995-1001

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Air pollution has consistently been associated with increased morbidity and mortality due to respiratory and cardiovascular disease. Underlying biological mechanisms are not entirely clear, and hemostasis and inflammation are suggested to be involved.