Knowledge Check

Which of the following statements about the lupus anticoagulant is/are true:

a
Associated with bleeding in vivo
b
Associated with prolonged aPTT in vitro
c
Associated with an increased risk of arterial, venous and small vessel thrombosis
d
Correlates with clinical events better than other phospholipid antibodies

True or false: Patients with antiphospholipid antibody syndrome with new ischemic stroke should be treated long term with aspirin, not warfarin.

a
True
b
False

True or false: Patients with antiphospholipid antibody syndrome and new venous or arterial thrombosis should be treated long term with DOACs.

a
True
b
False
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