Do anticoagulants reduce the risk of recurrent miscarriage in pregnant women?

By Vladimir Tichelaar, Postdoc in TREC

B80647708About 12.5% of successful conceptions will end with an unexplained natural abortion within the first 12 weeks of pregnancy. However, in some women (1-5%) this happens more often or later in pregnancy. When a woman loses the fetus two or more times before 20 weeks of gestation, we call this recurrent miscarriage, and unexplained when uterine pathology, the antiphospholipid syndrome and chromosomal abnormalities are not found. Continue reading

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