Risk factors for CTEPH include:
History of cancer
Thyroid replacement therapy
Blood clotting disorders: lupus anticoagulant or antiphospholipid syndrome
Blood type that is not type O
Studies have demonstrated that CTEPH is not more prevalent in patients who received subtherapeutic initial anticoagulation; high-quality anticoagulation did not prevent the occurrence of CTEPH. Interestingly, no relationship between hereditary thrombotic risk factor abnormalities and CTEPH has been established.
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