Search results for "Venous thromboembolism"

Results 71 - 80 of about 245 for "Venous thromboembolism".

Coagulation confusion

2. score of 5 or 6; and patients whose venous thromboembolism is either recent (within 3 months) or resulting from severe thrombophilia.
June 2014

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

HCAP guidelines, CPR survival, and more

Direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) and warfarin carried similar risks of death and major bleeding in the first 90 days of venous thromboembolism (VTE) treatment, a recent multicenter study found. ... as a treatment option for patients with venous
April 2018

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

Recent Research

D. -dimer cutoffs, when combined with probability assessment, ruled out PE in more ED patients than the conventional cutoff and were associated with a low risk for subsequent symptomatic venous thromboembolism, ... Critically ill patients should receive
September 2014

MKSAP quiz on ascites

The antiphospholipid syndrome is associated with an increased risk for venous and arterial thromboembolism. ... Deficiencies of protein C and antithrombin lead to an increased risk for venous thromboembolism, usually of the calf, and are not associated
February 2014

Journal watch: Recent studies of note

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
March 2011

In the News

Infection, treatment with erythropoiesis-stimulating agents, and blood transfusion may increase risk for hospitalization due to venous thromboembolism (VTE), according to a recent study. ... The authors compared exposures to potential risk factors in the
July 2012

Organizational characteristics of hospitalist groups vary widely

Although cardiac arrest and venous thromboembolism rates didn't differ significantly by hospital, the inpatient mortality rates and 14-day and 30-day readmission rates were significantly different.
March 2011

Bonus online case: Antiphospholipid syndrome and bilateral adrenal hemorrhage

The patient was diagnosed with adrenal insufficiency due to suspected adrenal venous thrombosis and hemorrhage in the setting of the antiphospholipid antibody syndrome (APLS). ... Multiple studies have shown thrombi in the central veins of patients with
May 2019

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