Predictors of left ventricular thrombus formation in patients with dilated cardiomyopathy: role of activated protein C resistance


Erbay A., Turhan H., Senen K., Yetkin F., Ayaz S., Kara F., ...More

CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE, vol.15, no.2, pp.107-110, 2004 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 15 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/00019501-200403000-00006
  • Title of Journal : CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE
  • Page Numbers: pp.107-110
  • Keywords: activated protein C resistance, dilated cardiomyopathy, left ventricular thrombus, VENOUS THROMBOEMBOLISM, MYOCARDIAL-INFARCTION, MUTATION, THROMBOPHILIA, DYSFUNCTION, RISK

Abstract

Objectives The aim of this study was to investigate the association between left ventricular thrombus formation and natural anticoagulant systems including the protein C, protein S and antithrombin in patients with dilated cardiomyopathy.