AT III in Pregnancy and Newborn Infants

  • Hermann Erich Karges
Conference paper


Blood fluidity is determined by the balance between the components of the coagulation and fibrinolytic pathways. The balance is maintained by the activators and inhibitors of the respective proenzymes and enzymes (Fig. 1). Disturbances in either of these systems lead to thrombosis or bleeding.


Newborn Infant Normal Pregnancy Thrombotic Complication Acta Obstet Gynecol Blood Clotting System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hermann Erich Karges
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  1. 1.Research Laboratories of BehringwerkeMarburg 1Federal Republic of Germany

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