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diagnosis

antibodies on 2 tests 8 weeks apart +- past arterial thrombosis, venous thrombosis, recurrent pregnancy loss

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diagnosis

antibodies on 2 tests 8 weeks apart +- past arterial thrombosis, venous thrombosis, recurrent pregnancy loss

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antibodies in APS

lupus anticoagulant or anticardiolipin

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what could APS follow

SLE

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if untreated how many pregnancies make it to live birth

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what can happen in APS in pregnancy

thrombosis of the placenta leading to insufficiency, IUGR death

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management in pregnancy

regular fetal assessment from 20 weeks, medical

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what drugs should be given

from conception- aspirin 75mg daily and heparin from 6 weeks to 34 weeks (throughout if prev thrombosis)

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should you continue heparin/warfarin postpartum

yes risk is high- neither is CI in breastfeeding

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antibodies in APS

lupus anticoagulant or anticardiolipin

11

what could APS follow

SLE

12

if untreated how many pregnancies make it to live birth

13

what can happen in APS in pregnancy

thrombosis of the placenta leading to insufficiency, IUGR death

14

management in pregnancy

regular fetal assessment from 20 weeks, medical

15

what drugs should be given

from conception- aspirin 75mg daily and heparin from 6 weeks to 34 weeks (throughout if prev thrombosis)

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should you continue heparin/warfarin postpartum

yes risk is high- neither is CI in breastfeeding