Thrombophilia screening in asymptomatic children.


Journal Article (Review)

Children with a family history of thrombophilia and/or thrombosis are often referred to pediatric thrombosis centers for evaluation. This article reviews the risks and benefits of thrombophilia testing in this unique population. The article also reviews an approach to testing including a step-wise evaluation and involvement of a genetic counselor.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Thornburg, CD; Dixon, N; Paulyson-Nuñez, K; Ortel, T

Published Date

  • January 2008

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 121 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 597 - 604

PubMed ID

  • 17631949

Pubmed Central ID

  • 17631949

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1879-2472

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0049-3848

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.thromres.2007.06.001


  • eng