Pregnancy and Antiphospholipid Syndrome
Version of Record online: 28 DEC 2012
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American Journal of Reproductive Immunology
Special Issue: Using Reproductive Immunology to Improve Clinical Practices
Volume 69, Issue 6, pages 585–587, June 2013
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Pregnancy and antiphospholipid syndrome Am J Reprod Immunol 2013; 69: 585–587..
- Issue online: 10 MAY 2013
- Version of Record online: 28 DEC 2012
- Manuscript Accepted: 6 DEC 2012
- Manuscript Received: 23 NOV 2012
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APS causes adverse pregnancy outcome, especially in younger patients with SLE or prior thromboses. LAC is the best predictor of adverse outcome. Prior conclusions on the efficacy of heparin for prevention of poor outcome may be suspect. New therapies are under evaluation in animal models but how to introduce them into the clinic is unclear.