Hypertension and nephrology

[Genetic diagnostics of the trombosis risk]

SZOKOLAI Viola1, HARSÁNYI Gergely1, VÉGH Csaba1, ELBERT Gábor1,2, TÚRI Sándor3, NAGY Zsolt B.1

DECEMBER 20, 2014

Hypertension and nephrology - 2014;18(05-06)

[The cardiovascular system and the coalugation process play essential role in regulating the homestasis of the human body. Thrombuses may appear in veins (venous thrombosis) as well as arteries (arterial thrombosis) that may cause a wide range of ischemic vascular diseases. By mapping genetic risk factors that may accelarate the development of thrombosis, the quality of medical preventions and therapies can be improved. The most frequent gene mutations (FII, FV, PAI-1, MTHFR and EPCR gene polimorphisms) can be tested by methods based on PCR, real-time PCR and macroarray techniques. Professionals may use genetic results for selecting appropriate and optimal therapies based on the context of a patient’s medical history.]

AFFILIATIONS

  1. Genetikával Az Egészségért Egyesület, Budapest
  2. Pécsi Tudományegyetem, Egészségtudományi Kar, Pécs
  3. Szegedi Tudományegyetem, Szeged

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