Search results for "Venous thromboembolism"


 
Results 41 - 50 of about 248 for "Venous thromboembolism".

NSAIDs may increase risk of VTE, meta-analysis finds

Use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) is associated with an increased risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE), a meta-analysis found.
October 2014

Algorithm appears to safely exclude PE, reduce need for imaging

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
June 2017

Age-adjusting D-dimer results improves predictive ability with Wells rule

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
May 2016

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

Apixaban noninferior to conventional therapy for acute VTE, study indicates

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
July 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

VTE update covers new drugs, recommendations

Currently, it is the patient who feels pain if prophylaxis against venous thromboembolism (VTE) is not successfully implemented.
July 2010

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
July 2014

New ACP guideline calls for assessment before VTE prophylaxis

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
November 2011

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

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