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Antiphospholipid Syndrome — controversies

Maria Majdan (Lublin), Andrzej Majdan
Forum Reumatologiczne 2016;2(4):181-193.

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Vol 2, No 4 (2016)
Prace poglądowe
Published online: 2017-02-03

Abstract

Antiphospholipid Syndrome which was defined for the first time in 1985 is more and more frequently diagnosed and better treated. During the 30-year period of observation numerous new questions have appeared regarding the nature of this diseases. In particular: how to diagnose the disease in patients with non-classification criteria; how to prevent thrombosis and pregnancy complications, why does thrombosis appear despite the proper anticoagulation, is it possible to diagnose seronegative antiphospholipid syndrome? The current knowledge regarding diagnosis and treatment of APS has been presented in this paper.

Abstract

Antiphospholipid Syndrome which was defined for the first time in 1985 is more and more frequently diagnosed and better treated. During the 30-year period of observation numerous new questions have appeared regarding the nature of this diseases. In particular: how to diagnose the disease in patients with non-classification criteria; how to prevent thrombosis and pregnancy complications, why does thrombosis appear despite the proper anticoagulation, is it possible to diagnose seronegative antiphospholipid syndrome? The current knowledge regarding diagnosis and treatment of APS has been presented in this paper.

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Keywords

antiphospholipid syndrome; non- -classification criteria; Global APS Score; treatment

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Title

Antiphospholipid Syndrome — controversies

Journal

Forum Reumatologiczne

Issue

Vol 2, No 4 (2016)

Pages

181-193

Published online

2017-02-03

Bibliographic record

Forum Reumatologiczne 2016;2(4):181-193.

Keywords

antiphospholipid syndrome
non- -classification criteria
Global APS Score
treatment

Authors

Maria Majdan (Lublin)
Andrzej Majdan

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