Search results for "Venous thromboembolism"

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Medicine. The resource rooms offer help on topics such as venous thromboembolism, glycemic control, stroke, heart failure and care transitions for older patients. ... SHM's online resource rooms offer help on such topics as venous thromboembolism,
February 2008

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

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

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

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

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

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

Letter from the Editor

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
November 2011

Clot recurrence and major bleeds similar with tinzaparin or warfarin, study finds

Cancer patients with venous thromboembolism had similar mortality, but fewer symptomatic deep vein thromboses after 6 months of low-molecular-weight heparin instead of warfarin. ... For cancer patients with venous thromboembolism (VTE), long-term
August 2015

Compression stockings don't prevent post-thrombotic syndrome

All patients had presented with a first symptomatic, proximal deep venous thrombosis (DVT). ... The main outcome was post-thrombotic syndrome (PTS) diagnosed at 6 months; secondary outcomes included severity of PTS, recurrent venous thromboembolism, and
December 2013

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