Article Abstract

Anti-thrombin III in treatment of Portal vein thrombosis in cirrhotics: have we found the ideal agent?

Authors: Deepak N. Amarapurkar, Vaibhav S. Somani

Abstract

Contrary to the general belief, cirrhosis is no longer considered a hypocoaguable state. Instead, decreased levels of coagulation inhibitory factors tilt the balance towards hypercoagulability in cirrhosis (1).