Risk factors for venous thrombosis


Authors: M. Matýšková;  M. Šlechtová
Authors‘ workplace: Oddělení klinické hematologie FN Brno
Published in: Geriatrie a Gerontologie 2013, 2, č. 4: 201-205
Category: Review Article

Overview

Pathogenesis of thrombosis is based on multiple factors. In past years many interacting factors were described, both inherited and environmental. Surveying these should be indicated only in cases where knowledge of the defect can influence patient’s treatment or prophylaxis. We should examine only factors in which there is a proven relation to clinical picture. We should always take family and personal history into account while interpreting the results.

Keywords:
thrombophilia – venous thromboembolism – laboratory examination


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