Characterization of circulating microparticles (MPs) by flow cytometry.
MPs were isolated from plasma of CAD patients before (BL) and after (Fup) ECP therapy using low (80 mmHg) or high inflation pressure (300 mmHg). A, number of MPs determined by Annexin V. B and C, CD31 and CD41 positive MPs. D, PMPs double-stained for CD31 and CD41. Whiskers indicate minimum and maximum values. *P<0.05.