EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY & HEPATOLOGY, vol.10, no.10, pp.827-829, 1998 (SCI-Expanded)
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EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY & HEPATOLOGY
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED)
ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, thrombophilia, FV Leiden, activated protein C resistance, ACTIVATED PROTEIN-C, COAGULATION-FACTOR-V, CROHNS-DISEASE, VENOUS THROMBOSIS, BLOOD-COAGULATION, THROMBOEMBOLISM, RESISTANCE, INFARCTION, LEIDEN
Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University Affiliated:
Background An increased tendency for thromboembolism is a well known problem of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Microvascular thrombosis has also been claimed as a pathogenic factor in IBD. Recently a point mutation in the gene coding factor V (FV Leiden) has been identified in various thromboembolic diseases, but the role in IBD is unknown.