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ALLMedicine™ Protein S Deficiency Center

Research & Reviews  104 results

Clinical Reasoning: A 57-Year-Old Man With Stepwise Progressive Paraparesis, Sensory Lo...
Neurology Alkabie S, Tanweer O et. al.

Nov 21st, 2021 - We present the case of a 57-year-old man with protein S deficiency and left leg deep vein thrombosis (DVT) five years prior, who developed stepwise progressive bilateral lower limb weakness, numbness/paresthesia, gait imbalance, hesitancy of mictu...

Resolution of possible acquired protein S deficiency after viral suppression in HIV inf...
BMJ Case Reports; Cervino L, Raybould J et. al.

Nov 20th, 2021 - Current literature suggests an increased risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) in people living with HIV (PLWH) with poorly controlled viraemia and immunodeficiency. VTE treatment guidelines do not specifically address anticoagulation management in...

COVID-19 Infection and Recurrent Stroke in Young Patients With Protein S Deficiency: A ...
The Neurologist; Ali L, Jamoussi H et. al.

Nov 5th, 2021 - Protein S deficiency and coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) are rare etiologies of ischemic stroke. We describe a case of an ischemic stroke revealing severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection in a patient with a hist...

Midbrain infarction in inherited protein S deficiency: a rare association.
BMJ Case Reports; Chandra M, Chandra A et. al.

Oct 21st, 2021 - Inherited thrombophilic disorders are well-established predisposing factors for venous thromboembolism, but their role in arterial ischaemic stroke is uncertain. The exact mechanism of arterial thrombosis in thrombophilias remains elusive. Herein,...

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Guidelines  1 results

EFNS guideline on the treatment of cerebral venous and sinus thrombosis in adult patients.
European Journal of Neurology; Einhäupl K, Stam J et. al.

Apr 21st, 2010 - Cerebral venous and sinus thrombosis (CVST) is a rather rare disease which accounts for <1% of all strokes. Diagnosis is still frequently overlooked or delayed as a result of the wide spectrum of clinical symptoms and the often subacute or lingeri...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  2 results

Thromboprophylaxis in Pregnant Women in Hospital: A Prospective Clinical Trial

Apr 28th, 2021 - Thromboembolic events are among the leading causes of maternal morbidity and mortality in pregnancy / postpartum period. They are the leading cause of maternal death in developed countries. Risk factors for venous thromboembolism (VTE) during preg...

Prevalence of Clinical and Laboratory Markers of Hypofibrinolysis in Psychotic Patients

Dec 16th, 2014 - If the thrombotic tendency plays a significant role in the etiology of psychosis, one would expect to find ischemic brain injuries in neuroimaging studies, but it does not happen. Therefore, if there is a correlation between thrombotic tendency-hy...

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News  5 results

Fast Five Quiz: Test Your Knowledge of Venous Thromboembolism

Dec 3rd, 2018 - Nephrotic syndrome is one of several disease states that increase a patient's risk of developing VTE. VTE associated with nephrotic syndrome appears to be due to a hypercoagulable state resulting from urinary loss of anticoagulant proteins, togeth...

VTE Prophylaxis Warranted in Pregnant Women With Rare Thrombophilias

Nov 9th, 2017 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women with some rare forms of thrombophilia can benefit from ante- or postpartum thrombosis prophylaxis, but those with more common types generally do not need preventive treatment, according to a new meta-analysis. Pre...

Pregnancy-Linked VTE Risk Varies by Type of Thrombophilia

Oct 27th, 2017 - Absolute risk of pregnancy-associated venous thromboembolism (VTE) varied depending on the type of thrombophilia among women with a family history of VTE, a systematic review and meta-analysis found. While all thrombophilias increased the risk of ...

Antiphospholipid Syndrome Plus Miscarriage Ups Clot Risk
Denise Napoli

Dec 14th, 2011 - Women with recurrent spontaneous abortions in the setting of antiphospholipid syndrome have a 15-fold greater risk of thrombotic events over the long term, compared with women who have had multiple miscarriages but who don’t have the syndrome. If.

Risk Factors for Venous Thromboembolism in Patients with Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection

Conclusion Available data suggest that there are multiple risk factors and associations with increased risk of VTE in patients with HIV. Risk factors with the strongest association include a diagnosis of AIDS, low CD4+ cell count especially in the...

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