Inherited thrombophilias are not increased in "idiopathic" small-for-gestational-age pregnancies

  title={Inherited thrombophilias are not increased in "idiopathic" small-for-gestational-age pregnancies},
  author={Lesley M E McCowan and Susan Craigie and Rennae S Taylor and C. Ward and C McLintock and Robyn A. North},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  volume={188 4},
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine (1). whether the inherited thrombophilias (the factor V Leiden and prothrombin gene mutations and the methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase [C677T] polymorphism) are increased in women with "idiopathic" (normotensive) small-for-gestational-age pregnancies and/or in their babies and (2). whether fetal carriage of a thrombophilia is associated with abnormal umbilical Doppler studies. STUDY DESIGN This was a case-controlled study of normotensive… CONTINUE READING
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