Screening for Thrombophilia

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Abstract

Thrombophilia screening may be useful in patients at high risk of VTE because it may improve clinical outcome. Family screening allows primary prophylaxis for high-risk situations and counseling of women considering hormonal therapy and pregnancy. Until we find useful and inexpensive screening tools, it is not recommended to test every patient or her/his relatives. Each index case should be carefully evaluated by an expert physician who should tailor the laboratory testing and treatment modalities.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)389-395
Number of pages7
JournalObstetrics and Gynecology Clinics of North America
Volume33
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 2006
Externally publishedYes

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