Two patients had myocardial ischemia in a setting of chronic thrombocytopenia. Awareness of such occurrences should stimulate the reporting of other cases, so that the role of quantitative changes in platelets on the course of ischemic heart disease may receive greater attention.
(JAMA 228:1568-1569, 1974)
Cohen P. Thrombocytopenia and Myocardial Ischemia. JAMA. 1974;228(12):1568–1569. doi:10.1001/jama.1974.03230370050024