Antiphospholipid syndrome and acute myocardial infarction: treatment with thrombectomy and abciximab.

Antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) is an autoimmune coagulation disorder that manifests clinically as venous and arterial thrombosis, and may affect any tissue or organ. Coronary artery involvement, however, is very rare. Case reports in the literature describing patients with coronary acute syndrome and APS treated with coronary angioplasty show conflicting… CONTINUE READING

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