Search results for "Venous thromboembolism"

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Longer surgeries associated with higher clot risk

The duration of surgery was directly associated with the risk of postoperative venous thromboembolism, a large new study found. ... hospitals between 2005 and 2011. Any venous thromboembolism (VTE) within 30 days was counted, and surgical duration was
December 2014

Improve core measure compliance with electronic medical record tools

Venous thromboembolism prophylaxis:. 1. The patient has received appropriate venous thromboembolism prophylaxis within 24 hours prior to, or 24 hours after, surgery. ... 2. Venous thromboembolism prophylaxis is contraindicated because of:. Beta-blockers:.
November 2012

Pregnant women admitted to hospital for reasons unrelated to delivery have higher VTE risk

Pregnant women who are admitted to the hospital for reasons not related to delivery have a higher risk of first venous thromboembolism, a new study found. ... Within this group, they retrieved information on admissions that lasted at least one day,
November 2013

Major bleeding, mortality risks after VTE similar on DOACs or warfarin

Direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) and warfarin carried similar risks of death and major bleeding in the first 90 days of venous thromboembolism (VTE) treatment, a recent multicenter study found. ... as a treatment option for patients with venous
October 2017

Assess before anticoagulating

P rophylaxis against venous thromboembolism (VTE) for medical inpatients seems like it should be straightforward. ... Recommendation 3:ACP recommends against the use of mechanical prophylaxis with graduated compression stockings for prevention of venous
November 2011

IVC filters lower PE death risk vs anticoagulants, but raise recurrent VTE risk

Patients with venous thromboembolism (VTE) and significant bleeding risk who got inferior vena cava (IVC) filters had a lower risk of pulmonary embolism (PE)-related death, but a higher risk of
March 2014

Caring for cancer patients

One of the biggest risks for cancer patients following surgery is venous thromboembolism (VTE), said Dr.
February 2013

For inpatient VTE prevention, rivaroxaban noninferior to enoxaparin

Rivaroxaban is noninferior to enoxaparin for standard-duration venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis in acutely ill patients, a new study found. ... The study was limited by its inclusion of asymptomatic proximal deep venous thrombosis—as detected
February 2013

In the News

Acute venous thromboembolism treatment, flu vaccines, and more. Fixed-dose treatment with apixaban was noninferior to conventional therapy for acute venous thromboembolism (VTE) and appeared to be associated with significantly less ... However, they
October 2013

In the News

Hospitals that have higher rates of pharmacologic prophylaxis for venous thromboembolism (VTE) don't have lower rates of VTE, a recent study found. ... found. Researchers performed a systematic review and meta-analysis to compare venous thromboembolism
November 2014

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