Severe post-thrombotic syndrome is associated with higher levels of factor VIII.

@article{Bittar2013SeverePS,
  title={Severe post-thrombotic syndrome is associated with higher levels of factor VIII.},
  author={Luis Fernando Bittar and Erich Vinicius de Paula and Silmara Aparecida Lima Montalv{\~a}o and Tayana B T Mello and Joyce Maria Annichino-Bizzacchi},
  journal={Clinical and applied thrombosis/hemostasis : official journal of the International Academy of Clinical and Applied Thrombosis/Hemostasis},
  year={2013},
  volume={19 5},
  pages={570-3}
}
Increased levels of factor VIII (FVIII) are a prevalent and independent risk factor for deep venous thrombosis (DVT). After a median of 10 years of the first DVT, we evaluated FVIII coagulation levels in 55 patients with DVT of the lower limbs and previous high levels of FVIII and in 74 controls. Subsequently, we analyzed the presence of post-thrombotic syndrome (PTS) in patients and its relationship with FVIII levels. After a median of 10 years of the first DVT, the FVIII levels were still… CONTINUE READING
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