Role of anticardiolipin antibodies in the pathogenesis of prosthetic valve thrombosis An observational study


AYKAN A. Ç. , Gokdeniz T., KALÇIK M., ASTARCIOĞLU M. A. , GÜNDÜZ S., KARAKOYUN S., et al.

HERZ, cilt.40, ss.528-533, 2015 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 40 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2015
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1007/s00059-013-4038-1
  • Dergi Adı: HERZ
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.528-533

Özet

Background. Prosthetic valve thrombosis (PVT) is serious complication of valvular replacement surgery, and increased levels of anticardiolipin antibodies (aCL) are associated with thrombosis. The aim of this study was to evaluate the role of aCL in the development of PVT.