Protein S deficiency occurs in the nephrotic syndrome

S. Vigano-D'Angelo, A. D'Angelo, C. E. Kaufman, C. Sholer, C. T. Esmon, P. C. Comp

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Protein S activity may be compromised in patients with the nephrotic syndrome and contribute to a thrombotic diathesis. Protein S is found in two forms in plasma as free and functionally active protein S, and complexed to C4b-binding protein. When compared with controls, patients with nephrotic syndrome had reduced functional levels of protein S (69% ± 27% [SD], p

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)42-47
Number of pages6
JournalAnnals of Internal Medicine
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1987

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    Vigano-D'Angelo, S., D'Angelo, A., Kaufman, C. E., Sholer, C., Esmon, C. T., & Comp, P. C. (1987). Protein S deficiency occurs in the nephrotic syndrome. Annals of Internal Medicine, 107(1), 42-47.