Activated protein C resistance as a "new" cause of deep venous thrombosis in aviators.

  • David Emonson
  • Published 1997 in Aviation, space, and environmental medicine

Abstract

Aviators are occasionally diagnosed as suffering from deep venous thrombosis (DVT). Despite the recognition of the "Economy Class Syndrome" in the 1960's, the relationship between DVT and aviation is not clear cut. A case of DVT is described in a military navigator who was also found to be a heterozygote for activated protein C resistance. This case… (More)

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@article{Emonson1997ActivatedPC, title={Activated protein C resistance as a "new" cause of deep venous thrombosis in aviators.}, author={David Emonson}, journal={Aviation, space, and environmental medicine}, year={1997}, volume={68 7}, pages={606-8} }