Risk of thrombosis associated with oral contraceptives of women from 97 families with inherited thrombophilia: high risk of thrombosis in carriers of the G20210A mutation of the prothrombin gene.

@article{Santamara2001RiskOT,
  title={Risk of thrombosis associated with oral contraceptives of women from 97 families with inherited thrombophilia: high risk of thrombosis in carriers of the G20210A mutation of the prothrombin gene.},
  author={Amparo Santamar{\'i}a and Joaqu{\'i}n Mateo and Artur Oliver and Blanca Men{\'e}ndez and Joan Carles Souto and Monserrat Borrell and Jose Manual Soria and Isabel Tirado and J. Fontcuberta},
  journal={Haematologica},
  year={2001},
  volume={86 9},
  pages={965-71}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Oral contraceptives (OC) and inherited thrombophilia are well-known risk factors associated with venous thromboembolism (VTE). However, there are only few studies on the risk of VTE in women with inherited thrombophilia who use oral contraceptives. DESIGN AND METHODS We performed a retrospective family cohort study of 325 women belonging to 97 families with inherited thrombophilia, including antithrombin, protein S and C deficiencies, the factor V Leiden mutation… CONTINUE READING
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