Journal of Clinical and Cellular Immunology

Journal of Clinical and Cellular Immunology
Open Access

ISSN: 2155-9899

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Haneen Sait

Research Center, King Fahad Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

  • Research Article   
    Comparison of Primary versus Secondary Effects of Antiphospholipid Syndrome on the Development of Thrombosis
    Author(s): Haneen Sait*, Ahmed Saleh, Waleed Alshehri and Mohammed Alsheef

    Background: Antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) is an autoantibody-mediated acquired thrombophilia. It is characterized by the presence of antiphospholipid antibodies (APL) that increase the risk of thrombosis. Objective: To compare primary versus secondary effect of APS on the development of thrombosis and its outcomes. Design: Retrospective cohort Setting: Thrombosis clinics at KFMC Materials and methods: A retrospective chart review from medical and electronic records for all patients who were confirmed to have APS and attended thrombosis clinic from 2009 to 2019 at King Fahad Medical City in Riyadh Saudi Arabia. A total of 100 patients fulfilled our inclusion criteria.Variables collected include thrombotic risk factors and outcomes. Results: .. View More»

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