22. Prevention and Treatment of Venous and Arterial Thrombosis in Patients with Specific Conditions: Diabetes, Hypercoagulable States, Pregnancy, and Renal Insufficiency

  1. David J. Moliterno MD5,
  2. Steen Dalby Kristensen MD, DMSc6 and
  3. Raffaele De Caterina MD, PhD7
  1. Meyer Michel Samama MD1,2,
  2. Jacqueline Conard PhD3 and
  3. Grigoris Gerotziafas MD3

Published Online: 3 OCT 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118410875.ch22

Therapeutic Advances in Thrombosis, Second Edition

Therapeutic Advances in Thrombosis, Second Edition

How to Cite

Samama, M. M., Conard, J. and Gerotziafas, G. (2012) Prevention and Treatment of Venous and Arterial Thrombosis in Patients with Specific Conditions: Diabetes, Hypercoagulable States, Pregnancy, and Renal Insufficiency, in Therapeutic Advances in Thrombosis, Second Edition (eds D. J. Moliterno, S. D. Kristensen and R. De Caterina), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118410875.ch22

Editor Information

  1. 5

    Department of Internal Medicine, Gill Heart Institute, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA

  2. 6

    Department of Cardiology, Aarhus University Hospital Skejby, Aarhus, Denmark

  3. 7

    G. D'Annunzio University – Chieti, Ospedale SS. Annunziata, Chieti, Italy

Author Information

  1. 1

    Biological Hematology, Hotel-Dieu–Cochin University Hospital, Paris, France

  2. 2

    Biomnis Laboratory, Ivry-sur-Seine, France

  3. 3

    Biological Hematology, Hotel-Dieu University Hospital, Paris Descartes University, Paris, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 OCT 2012
  2. Published Print: 9 NOV 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405196253

Online ISBN: 9781118410875

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Keywords:

  • Atherothrombosis;
  • Venous thromboembolism;
  • Diabetes;
  • Hereditary thrombophilia;
  • Pregnancy;
  • Hypercoagulable state;
  • Renal insufficiency

Summary

This chapter reviews the prevention and treatment of thrombosis in several special conditions, including diabetes, hypercoagulable states, pregnancy, and renal diseases. Each of these conditions entails specific pathophysiological peculiarities, as well as diagnostic and therapeutic challenges.