Factor V Leiden as a risk factor for miscarriage and reduced fertility.

@article{Bar2000FactorVL,
  title={Factor V Leiden as a risk factor for miscarriage and reduced fertility.},
  author={Sophie Bar{\'e} and R{\'o}bert P{\'o}ka and Istv{\'a}n Balogh and {\'E}va Ajzner},
  journal={The Australian & New Zealand journal of obstetrics & gynaecology},
  year={2000},
  volume={40 2},
  pages={
          186-90
        }
}
The Leiden mutation is a recent discovery. It is the main cause of inherited thrombophilia and has been found in 20-60% of deep vein thrombosis cases. More recently it has been found in a significant number of cases of obstetric complications attributable to placental thrombosis. Current patient management practice for dealing with the Leiden mutation is based mainly on information about deep vein thrombosis because there is little information on pregnancy complications. There are no… CONTINUE READING
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