Syndromes of thrombosis and hypercoagulability. Congenital and acquired causes of thrombosis.

@article{Bick1998SyndromesOT,
  title={Syndromes of thrombosis and hypercoagulability. Congenital and acquired causes of thrombosis.},
  author={Rodger L. Bick and H. -G. Kaplan},
  journal={The Medical clinics of North America},
  year={1998},
  volume={82 3},
  pages={409-58}
}
Blood coagulation protein and platelet defects are now known to account for up to ninety percent of unexplained venous thrombosis and up to seventy percent of unexplained arterial thrombotic or ischemic events. This article summarizes the common and uncommon blood protein and platelet defects which should be suspected, and searched for, in patients with such events. Defining such defects will have major impact on secondary prevention and duration of antithrombotic therapy in the afflicted… CONTINUE READING

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