Bob Silver, Author at Gastroenterology Advisor

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Inherited thrombophilia

Inherited thrombophilia. Prothrombotic disorder. Predisposition to blood clots. 1. What every clinician should know Thrombophilias are a heterogeneous group of conditions that dispose individuals to thromboembolic events (VTE). Most of these are venous thromboses. Normal hemostasis involves a delicate balance of procoagulant proteins that promote clot formation in case of bleeding or damaged endothelium and…

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