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Popliteal Artery Injury

Popliteal Artery Trauma


Presentation

  • We present the case of a 48 years old female with personal history of small bowel infarction and intestinal resection.[tmj.ro]
Protein S Deficiency
  • Laboratory findings showed hyperhomocysteinemia and type II protein S deficiency.[tmj.ro]

Treatment

  • The involvement of hyperhomocysteinemia as a risk factor for thrombosis in this patient is obvious from the response to the treatment.[tmj.ro]

Etiology

  • INTRODUCTION Even if the knowledge about the etiology of acquired or inherited thrombotic disorders have evolved a lot in the past years, mainly by elucidating the molecular mechanisms involved in the coagulation and fibrinolysis processes, the Virchow[tmj.ro]

Pathophysiology

  • Hyperhomocysteinemia and atheroclerotic vascular disease: pathophysiology, screening, and treatment. Arch Intern Med 1998;158:1301-6. 8. Carmel R, Green R, Rosenblatt DS, et al. Update on cobalamine, folate and homocysteine.[tmj.ro]

Prevention

  • Even though recent studies are questioning the importance of routine measurement of plasma levels of homocysteine and that of treatment with vitamin supplements and folate in order to prevent atherothrombotic diseases, these measures proved to be beneficial[tmj.ro]

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