Venous Thrombosis: Genetics
Published Online: 27 JAN 2006
Copyright © 2001 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. All rights reserved.
How to Cite
Reitsma, P. H. 2006. Venous Thrombosis: Genetics. eLS. .
- Published Online: 27 JAN 2006
The genetics of venous thrombosis provides a well worked out example of a multifactorial disease. Several genetic risk factors have been characterized in considerable detail, and evaluation of these risk factors is helpful in assessing individual risk profiles.
- venous thrombosis;
- heparin cofactor II;
- protein C;
- protein S;
- endothelial-cell protein C receptor;
- tissue factor pathway inhibitor;
- factor V;
- factor XIII;
- tissue factor