Thrombosis represents the propensity toward arterial and/or venous thrombotic events. Many causes of thrombosis are now known: clinical predisposing factors (recent major surgery, varices of lower limbs, prolonged bedrittening); immunological, hematological and liver diseases; inborn or acquired coagulation factors' or plasmatic proteins' deficiency; platelets disfunction. Thrombotic screening of affected individuals is fundamental to adjust dosage and length of therapy, for secondary prevention and for relatives evaluation.
|Translated title of the contribution||Thrombosis and cardiovascular diseases|
|Number of pages||9|
|Journal||Pediatria Medica e Chirurgica|
|Publication status||Published - Sep 2003|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health