n South African Journal of Surgery - HIV and venous thrombotic events : vascular surgery: review
|Article Title||HIV and venous thrombotic events : vascular surgery: review|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||South African Journal of Surgery|
|Author||A. Eyal and M. Veller|
|Publication Date||May 2009|
|Pages||54 - 56|
HIV has been widely recognised as a prothrombotic condition, with the first case reports having appeared more than 20 years ago. However, surprisingly little evidence is available regarding the mechanisms by which this disease leads to thrombosis. There is little doubt that the relationship is both multifactorial and complex. This review aims to look at the available data and provide a concise summary of the present level of knowledge.
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