INHERITED PROTEIN C AND PROTEIN S DEFICIENCY IN RENAL TRANSPLANT CANDIDATES OF SINDH PROVINCE, PAKISTAN

Gomal Journal of Medical Sciences

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Title INHERITED PROTEIN C AND PROTEIN S DEFICIENCY IN RENAL TRANSPLANT CANDIDATES OF SINDH PROVINCE, PAKISTAN
 
Creator Mengal, Muhammad Hanif
Abbas, Hina
Aamir, Kiran
Ramzan, Aamir
 
Description Background: Thrombophilia is a common risk factor for venous thromboembolism. The objective of this study was to determine prevalence of inherited protein C and protein S deficiency in renal transplant candidates of Sindh Province, Pakistan.
Material & Methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted in Department of Pathology, Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation, Karachi, Pakistan from 16-10-2010 to 15-4-2011. 300 renal transplant candidates were selected. Candidates with acquired thrombotic disorders, women taking oral contraceptives and patients taking anti-coagulants during previous one week were excluded. Venous blood samples were collected before starting dialysis procedure or at least two days after last dialysis session. Platelet-poor plasma (PPP) was parted using plastic pipettes and protein C and protein S were processed on coagulation analyzer. Sex, age groups (
 
Publisher Gomal Medical College, D.I.Khan, Pakistan
 
Date 2019-12-31
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion

 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier http://www.gjms.com.pk/ojs24/index.php/gjms/article/view/1968
 
Source 1997-2067
1819-7973
 
Language eng
 
Relation http://www.gjms.com.pk/ojs24/index.php/gjms/article/view/1968/1314
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2020 Muhammad Hanif Mengal, Hina Abbas, Kiran Aamir, Aamir Ramzan
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0
 

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