Activated protein C resistance in cord blood from healthy and complicated newborns.

Gursel T., Kocak U., Kaya Z., Bukulmez A., Atalay Y.

The journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine : the official journal of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, the Federation of Asia and Oceania Perinatal Societies, the International Society of Perinatal Obstetricians, vol.20, no.11, pp.797-801, 2007 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Objectives. Newborns are susceptible to thrombosis secondary to the immature hemostatic system and maternal and fetal complications. The contribution of activated protein C resistance (APCR) to thrombosis tendency has not yet been established. This study was conducted to investigate the effects of maternal and fetal complications on APCR levels.