[The significance of APC resistance (activated protein C) for clinical practice].


Resistance against the anticoagulatory effect of activated protein C (APC resistance) is the most prevalent hereditary risk factor for venous thromboembolism known today. In this short review, an exemplary casuistic observation from our thrombophilia outpatient ward is presented. The discovery by Dahlbäck et al. in 1993 of hereditary APC resistance as a… (More)