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thrombophylaxis in pregnancy

Enav Yefet, Amir Weiss
INTRODUCTION: Assisted reproductive technology (ART) treatments are potential risk factors for thromboembolism (TE) due to excessive estrogen levels. Recently, several studies have shed new light on this matter. AIMS: To review the literature to assess the risk for TE during ART and to establish guidelines regarding thrombophylaxis. METHODS: A search was conducted of PubMed, Medline, Cochrane and The search terms were fertility, assisted reproductive technology, IVF, thromboembolism, thrombosis and anticoagulation...
July 2016: Harefuah
C Sergi, T Al Jishi, M Walker
BACKGROUND: Recently, the interest has focused on the increased prevalence of thrombophilic defects in women with gestational complications. OBJECTIVE: To explore whether women with early recurrent pregnancy loss (RPL) are at increased risk of being carriers of the Factor V Leiden (FVL) mutation compared to those who have a normal reproductive history. METHODS: A manual and electronic literature search was undertaken to identify studies with a case-control population of women with two or more first trimester RPLs of undetermined origin and age- and ethnicity-matched control group with normal reproductive history and at least one full-term delivery...
March 2015: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics
Claudia A Snijder, Jerôme M W Cornette, Wim C J Hop, Marieke J H A Kruip, Johannes J Duvekot
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the safety of different regimes of thromboprophylaxis with low molecular weight heparins (LMWHs) in women undergoing cesarean section. DESIGN: Retrospective single-center cross-sectional study. SETTING: University Medical Center, The Netherlands. POPULATION: All women that delivered by cesarean section in the Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, between January 2004 and December 2007 received thromboprophylaxis...
May 2012: Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica
Adi Y Weintraub, Eyal Sheiner
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this review was to discuss the effectiveness of anticoagulant therapy and thromboprophylaxis in patients with thrombophilia. METHODS: A MEDLINE search was performed using the keywords: "anticoagulant therapy", "pregnancy", "thromboprophylaxis", "thrombophilia", "adverse pregnancy outcomes", "venous thromboembolism", "heparin" and "low molecular weight heparin". RESULTS: The identification of a link between thrombophilic factors and adverse pregnancy outcome offers treatment possibilities...
December 2007: Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics
J Bar, R Mashiah, B Cohen-Sacher, M Hod, R Orvieto, Z Ben-Rafael, J Lahav
PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of thromboprophylactic therapy on fetal and maternal Doppler flow parameters in pregnant women with severe complications in previous pregnancies and evidence of acquired or congenital thrombophilia in the current pregnancy. METHODS: Sixty-five patients with a history of recurrent abortions, intrauterine fetal death, intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR), and severe early-onset preeclampsia were tested for the presence of acquired or congenital thrombophilia...
February 15, 2001: Thrombosis Research
J S Younis, G Ohel, B Brenner, S Haddad, N Lanir, M Ben-Ami
OBJECTIVE: To observe the effect of thrombophylaxis on pregnancy in women with a history of unexplained recurrent pregnancy loss also carrying the factor V Leiden mutation. METHODS: Between 1 January and 31 December 1996, activated protein C (APC) resistance and factor V Leiden mutation were prospectively measured in 56 nonpregnant women, with a history of two or more unexplained recurrent pregnancy losses. During the same study period, seven women carrying the factor V Leiden mutation conceived, and were subsequently followed throughout their pregnancy...
March 2000: BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
J S Younis, G Ohel, B Brenner, M Ben-Ami
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July 1997: Human Reproduction
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