• Antibodies Common in Autoimmune Disorders Could Be MI Risk Factor

    5 monthes ago - By MedPageToday

    Antiphospholipid antibodies out-predicted conventional factors
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  • Antibodies linked to heart attacks

    5 monthes ago - By ScienceDaily

    Levels of antiphospholipid antibodies, which are associated with rheumatic diseases, are also elevated in myocardial infarction without any autoimmune co-morbidity, a study reports.
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  • Antiphospholipid antibodies independent risk factor for MI

    5 monthes ago - By Healio

    Antiphospholipid antibodies and immunoglobin G positivity were strongly associated with first-time myocardial infarction independent of traditional risk factors, according to research published in Annals of Internal Medicine.
    “Long-term anticoagulation prevents new thrombotic events in most patients with antiphospholipid syndrome,” Giorgia Grosso, MD, research assistant at Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden, and colleagues wrote. “Information on prothrombotic antiphospholipid antibodies in patients with MI is conflicting, due to limited sample sizes, selected
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