Use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) is associated with an increased risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE), a meta-analysis found.
The study's primary outcome was number of independently adjudicated venous thromboembolism events during three-month follow-up after PE exclusion, while the secondary outcome was the number of required CTPAs ... Eighteen patients in whom PE was excluded
28%), the analysis found. The rate of symptomatic venous thromboembolism within 3 months, which researchers considered failure of the diagnostic algorithm, was not significantly different and was under 3% in all ... In addition to elderly patients, those
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%).
Fixed-dose treatment with apixaban was noninferior to conventional therapy for acute venous thromboembolism (VTE) and appeared to be associated with significantly less bleeding, according to a new industry-funded study. ... However, they concluded that
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
Currently, it is the patient who feels pain if prophylaxis against venous thromboembolism (VTE) is not successfully implemented.
Bleeding risk lower with aspirin vs. anticoagulation after hip fracture repair, but DVT risk may be higher
Researchers performed a systematic review and meta-analysis to compare venous thromboembolism (VTE) and bleeding rates in 1,408 adult patients who received aspirin versus anticoagulants after hip fracture surgery and
Prophylaxis against venous thromboembolism (VTE) should be given to medical inpatients only after an assessment of the benefits and risks of treatment, according to a new guideline from ACP. ... First, the College recommends assessment of the risk for
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