Factor V Leiden in pregnancies complicated by placental abruption.

  title={Factor V Leiden in pregnancies complicated by placental abruption.},
  author={Martin Proch{\'a}zka and Catharina Happach and Karel Mar{\vs}{\'a}l and Bj{\"o}rn Dahlb{\"a}ck and Pelle G Lindqvist},
  journal={BJOG : an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology},
  volume={110 5},
OBJECTIVE Recent studies suggest an increased prevalence of obstetric complications in female carriers of hereditary or acquired thrombophilias. The aim of the study was to determine if carriership of the factor V (FV) Leiden mutation (activated protein C [APC] resistance) is higher in women who have had of placental abruption during pregnancy. DESIGN A retrospective case-control study. SETTING University Hospital MAS, Malmö, Sweden. METHODS A comparison of 102 women with placental… CONTINUE READING

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