Antiphospholipid antibodies in arterial thrombosis.

  • T. Koike
  • Published 2000 in Annals of medicine
The high correlation between the IgG isotype of anticardiolipin antibodies (aCLs) and clinical thrombosis was first documented in 1983, and this observation was confirmed in subsequent studies. In addition, the frequency of fetal loss and thrombocytopenia was increased in this group of patients. These findings were termed the antiphospholipid syndrome (APS… CONTINUE READING