Thrombophilia and stillbirth: possible connection by intrauterine growth restriction.

  title={Thrombophilia and stillbirth: possible connection by intrauterine growth restriction.},
  author={Zeev Weiner and Ronit Beck-Fruchter and Amir Weiss and Yasir Hujirat and Eliezer Shalev and Stavit Alon Shalev},
  journal={BJOG : an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology},
  volume={111 8},
OBJECTIVE To define the association between thrombophilia and unexplained stillbirth. DESIGN A case-control study. SETTING Obstetric department in a university affiliated hospital (Ha'Emek Medical Center, Afula). POPULATION A total of 53 women who delivered stillborns between March 1998 and June 2002 and 59 women with unremarkable obstetric history who delivered at the same period. METHODS Presence of genetic and acquired markers of thrombophilia was investigated. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE… CONTINUE READING

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