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Protein C deficiency in black African with venous thromboembolism in Cotonou, Benin.
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PMID:  21620368     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
The aim of this study is to evaluate the frequency of protein C deficiency in venous thromboembolism in black African patients of Benin. It is a descriptive study. Inclusion criteria were: acceptance- having a venous thromboembolism. No exlusion criteria was retained. Protein C deficiency was diagnosed by quantitative technic with a Minividas materiel in the blood. Protein C dosage has been done before antivitamin k therapy and a second dosage has been done if the first one demonstrated a low level of protein C. Acuired aetiology have been research. For the 54 patients of this study mean age was 52.7±14.1 and sex-ratio 1.08. The frequency of protein C deficiency was 9.3% in all patients and 12.5% in those with clinical thrombophily (p=1). No acquired deficit has been found.
D M Houénassi; A Bigot; Y Tchabi; J Vehounkpé-Sacca; R Akindes-Dossou Yovo; L Gbaguidi; M d'Almeida-Massougbodji; H Agboton
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-3-29
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annales de cardiologie et d'angeiologie     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1768-3181     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Mar 
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Created Date:  2011-5-30     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0142167     Medline TA:  Ann Cardiol Angeiol (Paris)     Country:  -    
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Languages:  FRE     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2011. Published by Elsevier SAS.
Faculté des sciences de la Santé, BP 188, Cotonou, Bénin.
Vernacular Title:
Étude du déficit en protéine c dans la maladie thromboembolique veineuse an CNHU de Cotonou : étude réalisée chez 54 patients noirs africains vivant à Cotonou.
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