Antiphospholipid Antibodies and the Risk of Thromboembolic Events in Valvular Heart Disease

Bulckaen, Helene G.; Puisieux, Francois L.; Bulckaen, Emmanuel D.; Di Pompeo, Christophe; Bouillanne, Olivier M.; Watel, Annie A.; Fauchais, Anne-Laure M.; De Groote, Pascal; Millaire, Alain
March 2003
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Mar2003, Vol. 78 Issue 3, p294
Academic Journal
Investigates the role of antiphospholipid antibodies in subsequent thromboembolic events and mortality in a prospective follow-up of patients with sever, nonspecific valvular heart disease. Presence of anticardiolipin antibodies and lupus anticoagulant; Cause of death; Use of multivariate Cox analysis.


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