Why are male patients with Behcet's disease prone to thrombosis? A rotational thromboelastographic analysis


Kivanc B. K., Gonullu E., Akay O. M., Erturk A., BAL C., Cansu D. U., ...More

CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL RHEUMATOLOGY, vol.36, no.6, 2018 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 36 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Journal Name: CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL RHEUMATOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Keywords: Behcet's disease, hypercoagulability, male, thromboelastography, thrombosis, VENOUS THROMBOSIS, HYPERCOAGULABILITY, ACTIVATION, PLATELET
  • Eskisehir Osmangazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objective. To investigate whether there is a difference between male and female patients with Behfet's disease (RD) in terms of hypercoagulability by using modified rotational thromboelastograhic (ROTEM) analysis.