Thrombophilia during the pregnancy
What is thrombophilia and how can it affect the pregnancy? This question interests many pregnant women. Thrombophilia -is congenital or acquired tendency of the organism to thrombosis. Congenital thrombophilia is concerned by embodiments of the genes. Acquired thrombophilia include antiphospholipid syndrome and other diseases.
Thrombophilia and pregnancy
Nowadays, the following negative effects are generally accepted, which may cause heritable thrombophilia during pregnancy:
• venous thromboembolic complications at expectant mother;
• the risk of spontaneous abortion during the pregnancy over 10 weeks;
When is it necessary to be tested for the presence of thrombophilia? In the case when there are substantial grounds to believe its existence and the risks of its negative impact on pregnancy.
Thus, thrombophilia is needed to be identified by the following ways:
• In the presence of thrombotic cases in a personal or family history. It should be noted that not all of thrombosis are an indication for such examination, and only those cases of thrombosis, which "must not be." For example, venous thrombosis of the lower leg after its fracture has a specific reason, and thrombophilia is nothing to do with here, respectively it is not necessary to serach it. Planning of the pregnancy or hormonal contraceptives by themselves are not grounds for diagnosing the presence of thrombophilia.
• Repeated miscarriage after 10 weeks of gestation or presence of blood clots at pregnant women.
• The presence of stroke or heart attack at the immediate family, emerged at a young age (before 50 years).