Screening for aetiology of thrombophilia: a high prevalence of protein S abnormality.

@article{Tsuda1999ScreeningFA,
  title={Screening for aetiology of thrombophilia: a high prevalence of protein S abnormality.},
  author={Hiroko Tsuda and Sachiko Hattori and Saori Tanabe and Hiroko Iida and Mutsuko Nakahara and Satoko Nishioka and Masako Fujise and Sachiko Kinoshita and Kazutoshi Okubo and Naotaka Hamasaki},
  journal={Annals of clinical biochemistry},
  year={1999},
  volume={36 ( Pt 4)},
  pages={423-32}
}
We systematically screened for the aetiology of thrombophilia in 115 patients with venous, arterial and small vessel thromboses. Forty-one patients (36% of those we examined) suffering from a variety of thromboses, including deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, arterial occlusion, cerebral infarction, Moyamoya disease and ulcerative colitis, were characterized either with positive lupus anticoagulants or with decreased activities of protein S, protein C, antithrombin III and/or plasminogen… CONTINUE READING

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