Pregnancy: a risk factor for Budd-Chiari syndrome?

Rautou, P.-E.; Plessier, A.; Bernuau, J.; Denninger, M.-H.; Moucari, R.; Valla, D.
April 2009
Gut;Apr2009, Vol. 58 Issue 4, p606
Academic Journal
The article reports on a study conducted to determine whether multiple thrombotic risks factors are present in patients with Budd-Chiari syndrome (BCS). It notes that due to the basis of an increased risk of BCS among oral contraceptive users, an influence of female sex hormones on the risk of BCS has long been recognized. It shows that 43 out of 96 women with primary BCS diagnosed in the center between January 1995 and December 2005 aged 15-45 years at diagnosis.


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