The Pathophysiology of Antiphospholipid Syndrome
Pablo Ruiz Sada1, Hannah Cohen 2, David Isenberg3, *
Identifiers and Pagination:Year: 2015
First Page: 2
Last Page: 9
Publisher Id: TOUNJ-8-2
Article History:Received Date: 2/7/2014
Revision Received Date: 1/9/2014
Acceptance Date: 2/9/2014
Electronic publication date: 20/2/2015
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Advances in our knowledge of the pathogenic mechanisms of antiphospholipid syndrome have been achieved in the past few years. Apart from the well-known role of anti-β2-glycoprotein I antibodies, complement, endocrine and genetic factors and a variety of other molecules are now under investigation. These new approaches should lead to novel explanations and potential new treatment options.