Long Term Use of Oral Contraceptives Without Thrombosis in Patients with FV Leiden Polymorphism: A Study of 37 Patients (2 Homozygous and 35 Heterozygous)

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It is commonly accepted that women on oral contraceptive therapy have about a four fold increased incidence of venous thrombosis in comparison to non users. Women with FV Leiden polymorphism have an even higher incidence. The purpose of the paper is to show that women with FV Leiden polymorphism may sometimes remain asymptomatic in spite of long-term use of… (More)
DOI: 10.1023/B:THRO.0000037671.98201.15

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@article{Girolami2004LongTU, title={Long Term Use of Oral Contraceptives Without Thrombosis in Patients with FV Leiden Polymorphism: A Study of 37 Patients (2 Homozygous and 35 Heterozygous)}, author={Alessandro Girolami and Daniela Tormene and Sonja Gavasso and Chris Bertolo and Bruno Girolami}, journal={Journal of Thrombosis and Thrombolysis}, year={2004}, volume={17}, pages={145-149} }