Prevalence of APC resistance and its relationship to arterial and venous thromboembolism in a general population sample of elderly Swedish men: The Study of Men Born in 1913.

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BACKGROUND Most studies of hereditary resistance to activated protein C (APC resistance) as a risk factor for venous thromboembolism are derived from case-control studies of hospitalized patients, whilst the importance of this condition in the general population has been only sparsely investigated. OBJECTIVE To study the prevalence of APC resistance and… (More)

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