Occurrence of pulmonary embolisms in hospitalized patients nearly doubled during 2004-2015
March 24, 2019
NEW ORLEANS – National Inpatient Sample data showed that during 2004-2015 hospitalized U.S. patients with a PE diagnosis jumped by 80%.
Supplementary compression doesn’t improve DVT odds in critically ill
February 20, 2019
SAN DIEGO – The procedure carries few risks, aside from patient discomfort.
COPD linked to higher in-hospital death rates in patients with PAD
January 22, 2019
COPD was an independent predictor of in-hospital death and of pulmonary embolism in PAD patients.
ASH releases new VTE guidelines
November 28, 2018
A panel of the American Society of Hematology released more than 150 recommendations for dealing with venous thromboembolism.
All patients with VTE have a high risk of recurrence
November 20, 2018
Researchers suggest rethinking categorization of patients with incident venous thromboembolism.
EHR-guided strategy reduces postop VTE events
October 27, 2018
BOSTON – Missed doses of enoxaparin correlate with increased incidence of deep vein thrombosis.
Obesity paradox extends to PE patients
October 9, 2018
SAN ANTONIO – The obese patients in the analysis had a lower mortality risk, despite receiving more thrombolytics.
A new, simple, inexpensive DVT diagnostic aid
August 20, 2018
NEW ORLEANS – The CBC holds info that outperforms the D-dimer test.
VTE risk after bariatric surgery should be assessed
April 22, 2018
SEATTLE – Thromboelastometry can play a role in identifying bariatric surgery patients at risk for VTE.
The ‘holy grail’ of thrombosis prevention
April 13, 2018
SAN DIEGO – One expert says it’s the ability to determine the risk of recurrence with or without continuation of anticoagulant treatment.