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Thrombosis, Thrombophilia, and Thromboembolism

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Table of Contents

Continuing Medical Education
Foreword
Basic Science Update
   Platelet Plug Formation
   Fibrin Plug Formation
   The Anticoagulant System
   Fibrinolysis and Its Inhibitors
Pathophysiology and Risk Factors
   Pregnancy
   Gynecologic Surgery
   Obesity
   Exogenous Estrogen Therapy
   Antiphospholipid Antibodies
   Inherited Thrombophilias
Mechanisms of Action of Therapeutic Agents
   Unfractionated Heparin
   Low Molecular Weight Heparin
   Fondaparinux
   Coumarins and Warfarin
   New Anticoagulants
Screening
   Preoperative Risk Assessment
   Hormones
   Thrombophilias
Diagnosis and Evaluation
   Deep Vein Thrombosis
   Recurrent Deep Vein Thrombosis
   Acute Pulmonary Embolism
   Pulmonary Embolism in Pregnant Patients
Treatment
   Nonpregnant Women
   Pregnant Women
   Postpartum Considerations
   Thrombolytic Therapy
Special Concerns for Older Women
Counseling and Prevention
   High-Risk Nonpregnant Women Who Do Not Require Surgery
   Perioperative and Pregnancy-Related Considerations
   Pregnant Women With Mechanical Heart Valve Prostheses
Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Referral
Key Points
References

 




Editor
Russell R. Snyder, MD

Associate Editor
Gretchen M. Lentz, MD

Past Editor
Raul Artal, MD

ISSN 1536-3619
Published 6 times per year