Search results for "Venous thromboembolism"

Results 71 - 80 of about 248 for "Venous thromboembolism".

Updated guidelines released on antithrombotic therapy, thrombosis prevention

evidence-based management of anticoagulant therapy;. prevention of venous thromboembolism (VTE) in nonsurgical patients;. ... perioperative management of antithrombotic therapy;. diagnosis of deep venous thrombosis;. antithrombotic therapy for VTE disease
February 2012

Experts deem IVC filter placement appropriate in half of VTE patients

Inferior vena cava filters were appropriately placed about half the time in acute venous thromboembolism patients, a community-based study has found. ... Researchers conducted a retrospective chart review of the medical records of patients from three
September 2010

Outcomes of limited cancer screening after unprovoked VTE similar to extensive screening

The prevalence of cancer after venous thromboembolism (VTE) was low in young patients and women receiving estrogen, leading the study authors to question whether screening for occult cancer should be offered ... Extensive cancer screening after an
August 2017

Model predicts 30-day mortality after acute PE using simple clinical variables

They assessed the test characteristics of the sPESI and ESC score for predicting 30-day mortality, nonfatal recurrent venous thromboembolism and nonfatal major bleeding, as well as the ability of both ... Secondary outcomes (the combined end point of
August 2011

Heart failure may be independent risk factor for VTE

Researchers performed a systematic review and meta-analysis to examine the absolute and relative risks (RRs) for venous thromboembolism after hospital admission in patients with heart failure, finding a pooled RR ... Patients with heart failure in the
December 2015

Cases from Tulane University School of Medicine

D. -dimer testing has been used to predict venous thromboembolic disease in low-risk patients. ... Clinicians can use this information to assist in the risk-benefit analysis of ongoing anticoagulation in certain cases of venous thromboembolism.
March 2014

Longer surgeries associated with higher clot risk

The duration of surgery was directly associated with the risk of postoperative venous thromboembolism, a large new study found. ... hospitals between 2005 and 2011. Any venous thromboembolism (VTE) within 30 days was counted, and surgical duration was
December 2014

Top Docs

Most recently, Dr. Dues helped develop a venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis screen on the EHR that incorporates clinical decision support. ... Using common performance measurements, such as venous thromboembolism (VTE) prophylaxis, the dashboards
November 2013

Test yourself: Pulmonary embolism

Pregnant women with deep venous thromboembolism or pulmonary embolism are treated with either unfractionated heparin or a low-molecular-weight heparin during the pregnancy and for six weeks postpartum. ... An elevated hemoglobin A1c may reflect recent
March 2008

Oral anticoagulants compared for risk of recurrent VTE, major bleeds

All oral anticoagulants and antiplatelet agents reduced recurrence of venous thromboembolism (VTE) compared with placebo, with aspirin reducing risk the least and vitamin K antagonists reducing it the most, a
September 2013

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