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Obstetrics & Gynecology:
doi: 10.1097/01.AOG.0000433981.36184.4e
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Practice Bulletin No. 138: Inherited Thrombophilias in Pregnancy

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Abstract

Inherited thrombophilias are associated with an increased risk of venous thromboembolism and also have been linked to adverse outcomes in pregnancy. However, there is limited evidence to guide screening for and management of these conditions in pregnancy. The purpose of this document is to review common thrombophilias and their association with maternal venous thromboembolism risk and adverse pregnancy outcomes, indications for screening to detect these conditions, and management options in pregnancy.

© 2013 by The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.

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