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Prevalence and risk of thrombophilia defects in vascular patients.

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This paper reviews the available data on the prevalence of thrombophilia defects in patients with peripheral vascular disease (PVD) and attempts to delineate the risk of failure of vascular intervention in these patients. The prevalence of thrombophilia in stable claudicants is 25% and increases to 40% in those requiring revascularisation, compared to only 11% in the control group. The overall prevalence of thrombophilia defects in patients with premature atherosclerosis appears to be between...

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10.1016/j.ejvs.2004.03.027

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Journal:
European journal of vascular and endovascular surgery : the official journal of the European Society for Vascular Surgery
Volume:
28
Issue:
2
Pages:
124-131
Publication date:
2004-08-05
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EISSN:
1532-2165
ISSN:
1078-5884
URN:
uuid:54c9b120-5e42-4bbd-9284-23c2bd70b463
Source identifiers:
309111
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pubs:309111

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