Hereditary protein s deficiency with a history of recurrent myocardial infarction.

Protein S is a vitamin K-dependent plasma protein that inhibits the process of blood coagulation via activation of protein C, another vitamin K-dependent plasma protein A 58-year-old man with hereditary protein S deficiency had repeated attacks of acute myocardial infarction at age 52 and 58 years.
AuthorsNobuyuki Ogasawara, Yoshiyuki Kijima, Shinpei Ike, Yusuke Nakagawa, Takashi Takagi, Takeshi Hata, Etsuji Suehisa, Tomio Kawasaki, Toshiyuki Miyata
JournalCirculation journal : official journal of the Japanese Circulation Society (Circ J) Vol. 67 Issue 2 Pg. 166-8 (Feb 2003) ISSN: 1346-9843 [Print] Japan
PMID12548002 (Publication Type: Case Reports, Journal Article)
  • Angioplasty, Balloon, Coronary
  • Electrocardiography
  • Family Health
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Myocardial Infarction (etiology, therapy)
  • Pedigree
  • Protein S Deficiency (complications)
  • Recurrence
  • Venous Thrombosis (etiology)

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