Search results for "Venous thromboembolism"

Results 31 - 40 of about 248 for "Venous thromboembolism".

Wells score, negative D-dimer test can rule out pulmonary embolism in primary care patients

Venous thromboembolism was present in 73 patients (12.2%), with 68 cases of pulmonary embolism diagnosed immediately after referral. ... Venous thromboembolism occurred in 52 patients with a Wells score of greater than 4 (29.5%; 95% CI, 22.9% to 36.9%).
October 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

Pulmonary embolism

All-cause mortality was not significantly different between these groups (adjusted OR, 0.78; 95% CI, 0.50 to 1.22; P=0.28), nor were rates of recurrent venous thromboembolism
August 2019

Intermittent pneumatic compression helps reduce VTE risk

Intermittent pneumatic compression (IPC) to the lower limbs can reduce venous thromboembolism (VTE) risk in hospitalized patients and is especially effective when combined with pharmacologic thromboprophylaxis, a new meta-analysis found. ... to the IPC
July 2013

Pharmacologic prophylaxis use doesn't lower VTE risk, study finds

Hospitals that have higher rates of pharmacologic prophylaxis for venous thromboembolism (VTE) don't have lower rates of VTE, a new study found.
August 2014

Antipsychotic drugs linked to VTE risk

Rosiglitazone restricted to patients who can't take other drugs. Antipsychotic drugs may increase risk for venous thromboembolism (VTE), especially in new users, according to a new study. ... The authors identified 25,532 eligible cases, 15,975 with deep
September 2010

Web-based decision support tool may help determine safety of outpatient PE management

Adverse outcomes, including return visits for PE-related symptoms within five days and recurrent venous thromboembolism, major hemorrhage, and all-cause mortality within 30 days, were also evaluated.
November 2018

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

Just don't do it

Feldman. Patients who have a venous thromboembolism are often given an array of tests, many of which are unlikely to affect their treatment but can cause negative consequences.“ I've seen
August 2013

1 in 6 patients admitted for syncope may have PE

22.9%), clinical signs or symptoms of deep venous thrombosis (40.2% vs. ... 4.5%), previous venous thromboembolism (11.3% vs. 4.3%), and active cancer (19.6% vs.
October 2016

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