Antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) is a type of acquired thrombophilia that causes blood clots and thrombi to form in the placenta, causing the woman to miscarry.
For a woman with APS to be able to carry a child until birth, it is necessary that she follows a treatment based on clotting factors that ensures a proper blood supply to the placenta.
Read the full article on: Immunologic infertility: types, causes and treatments ( 37).
By Blanca Paraíso M.D., Ph.D., M.Sc. (gynecologist), Guillermo Quea Campos M.D. (gynecologist), Marian Chávez Guardado M. D. (gynecologist), Marta Barranquero Gómez B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist), Sergio Rogel Cayetano M.D. (gynecologist), Zaira Salvador B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist) and Cristina Algarra Goosman B.Sc., M.Sc. (psychologist).
Last Update: 06/20/2018