Protein C and S Deficiencies

  • James P. R. BrownEmail author
  • Joanne Douglas


This chapter discusses the pathophysiology, inheritance, and epidemiology of protein C and protein S deficiencies. The chapter discusses the impact of protein C and protein S deficiencies on pregnant women and details suggested medical and anesthetic management of affected individuals.


Protein C deficiency Protein S deficiency 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.UBC Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology and TherapeuticsBC Women’s HospitalVancouverCanada
  2. 2.Department of AnesthesiaBC Women’s HospitalVancouverCanada

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