Use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) is associated with an increased risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE), a meta-analysis found. ... Inpatients with more severe heart failure are at higher short-term risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE)
Our Q&A with Amir Qaseem, MD, PhD, FACP, director of clinical policy for ACP, delves into the College's new guidelines on assessment and use of venous thromboembolism prophylaxis, while
Aspirin reduced the risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) recurrence with no apparent increase in major bleeding in patients who had an initial unprovoked VTE and had discontinued anticoagulant treatment, a study ... found. Aspirin reduced the risk of
The Preventing Venous Thromboembolisms in the Hospital toolkit and the Interactive Venous Thromboembolism Safety Toolkit for Providers and Patients.
Unfractionated heparin (UFH) and low-molecular-weight heparin (LMWH) have similar costs and effectiveness for venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis, but LMWH is associated with fewer complications, a new study found.
This analysis combined data from the RE-LY trial with six other trials comparing dabigatran with warfarin, enoxaparin, or placebo for stroke prophylaxis in atrial fibrillation, ACS, acute venous thromboembolism, and ... short-term prophylaxis of deep
Rates of venous thromboembolism (VTE) were similar in trauma patients who received enoxaparin or dalteparin during hospitalization, a study found.
Longer venous thromboprophylaxis after total hip replacement decreases events, ups minor bleeding risk
Venous thromboprophylaxis for 21 days or more after total hip replacement lowers risk for venous thromboembolism, pulmonary embolism and deep venous thrombosis while increasing the risk for minor bleeding, according to ... Venous thromboprophylaxis for
A revised warning on testosterone products about the risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE).
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. ... the risk of