Patients with primary antiphospholipid antibody syndrome and without associated vascular risk factors present a normal endothelial function.

@article{Gresele2009PatientsWP,
  title={Patients with primary antiphospholipid antibody syndrome and without associated vascular risk factors present a normal endothelial function.},
  author={Paolo Gresele and Rino Migliacci and Maria Cristina Vedovati and Amelia Ruffatti and Cecilia Becattini and Monica Facco and Giuseppe Guglielmini and Elisa Boscaro and Anna Maria Mezzasoma and Stefania Momi and Vittorio Pengo},
  journal={Thrombosis research},
  year={2009},
  volume={123 3},
  pages={444-51}
}
INTRODUCTION Primary antiphospholipid antibody syndrome (PAPS) is characterized by venous or arterial thrombosis and positive antiphospholipid antibodies. It is controversial whether PAPS patients have early atherosclerosis. Endothelial dysfunction is an early event in the natural history of atherosclerosis. Aim of our study was to compare endothelial… CONTINUE READING