Wendy Lim, Author at Cancer Therapy Advisor

Wendy Lim

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Antiphospholipid syndrome

Antiphospholipid syndrome What every physician needs to know: Antiphospholipid (antibody) syndrome (APS) is a prothrombotic condition characterized by both of the following: Persistent presence of antiphospholipid antibodies – That is, lupus anticoagulant/non-specific inhibitor, anticardiolipin antibodies, and/or anti-ß2-glycoprotein I antibodies. Venous or arterial thrombosis, or pregnancy morbidity – This is defined as unexplained death greater than…

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