5 recommendations for treating antiphospholipid syndrome

But evidence from randomised controlled trials is scarce, guideline authors caution

New guidelines for the management of antiphospholipid syndrome in adults have been published in the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases with low-dose aspirin, warfarin and heparin being recommended therapies.

Aspirin tablets

Common clinical features of the syndrome include venous thromboembolism, stroke, recurrent early miscarriages and late pregnancy losses, write the authors of the European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) guidelines.

After a systematic review of the evidence, 12 rheumatologists, two obstetricians, two vascular thrombosis experts,