Inherited thrombophilia and stratification of ischaemic stroke risk among users of oral contraceptives.

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BACKGROUND Whether use of oral contraceptives is a risk factor for arterial ischaemic stroke is controversial. In particular, few data are available on what criteria should be adopted to establish an individual profile of risk before the start of oral contraceptives. PATIENTS AND METHODS The effects of oral contraceptives and their interaction with the… (More)

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@article{Pezzini2007InheritedTA, title={Inherited thrombophilia and stratification of ischaemic stroke risk among users of oral contraceptives.}, author={Alessandro Pezzini and M. Grassi and Linda Iacoviello and Elisabetta Del Zotto and Silvana Archetti and Attilio Giossi and Alessandro Padovani}, journal={Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry}, year={2007}, volume={78 3}, pages={271-6} }