Search results for "Venous thromboembolism"

Results 21 - 30 of about 248 for "Venous thromboembolism".

MI performance measures, health literacy and LOS, and more

Rates of venous thromboembolism (VTE) were similar in trauma patients who received enoxaparin or dalteparin during hospitalization, a study found.
February 2018

Outpatient PE treatment not inferior to inpatient management for low-risk patients

The primary outcome was symptomatic, recurrent venous thromboembolism (VTE) within 90 days.
July 2011

Perioperative care

Rates of major bleeding were similar whether patients were treated to an international normalized ratio target of 1.8 or 2.5 to prevent venous thromboembolism (VTE) after hip or knee ... A lower-than-standard target international normalized ratio (INR)
September 2019

Rivaroxaban reduced recurrence of unprovoked VTE compared to warfarin

For patients with an unprovoked venous thromboembolism (VTE), rivaroxaban was associated with lower risk of recurrence and similar rates of bleeding as warfarin, according to a recent study. ... warfarin. Overall, the study indicates that“ rivaroxaban
April 2017

More severe heart failure patients have higher VTE risk

Inpatients with more severe heart failure are at higher short-term risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) than those with less severe heart failure, an analysis found. ... heart failure who are at high risk of thromboembolism and should, therefore, be
July 2014

Rivaroxaban at discharge did not significantly reduce deaths due to VTE, study finds

Patients who were randomized to 45 days of rivaroxaban instead of placebo did have lower risk of nonfatal venous thromboembolism (VTE), the industry-funded trial found. ... thromboprophylaxis with appropriate selection of medically ill patients may
August 2018

New model predicts future risk of VTE

Researchers have devised a new algorithm to predict a patient's risk of developing venous thromboembolism (VTE) in the next five years, based on simple clinical variables. ... A guideline on the issue,“ Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis in
August 2011

Prophylaxis after discharge doesn't reduce VTE rates in high-risk patients

Venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis in high-risk medical service patients didn't reduce rates of symptomatic VTE in the 90 days after hospital discharge, a study found.
December 2011

February issue is online and in the mail

A feature story looks at the complicated calculations behind ICU admission decisions, while a Success Story details an effort to get patients on board with venous thromboembolism prophylaxis.
February 2019

Enoxaparin and dalteparin similarly effective for VTE prophylaxis in trauma patients

In a U.S. hospital, the low-molecular-weight heparin on the formulary was switched from enoxaparin to dalteparin and then back to enoxaparin, and venous thromboembolism (VTE) rates were compared ... Rates of venous thromboembolism (VTE) were similar in
August 2017

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