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Pros, cons of prolonged anticoagulation after a clot Experts debate about provoked vs. unprovoked venous thromboembolism, and whether a once-high-risk patient can ... Venous thromboembolism is a chronic
February 2020

Improving in-hospital handoffs | Internal Medicine Meeting 2019 News | ACP Internist

Many times, a signout will communicate that the patient was admitted for, say, deep venous thrombosis and taking heparin, despite the fact that the patient developed a gastrointestinal (GI) bleed on ... Arora. “Then the GI bleed is problem No. 10
April 2019

Changing the business of anticoagulation

However, the RE-COVER trial compared dabigatran to warfarin in patients with venous thromboembolism. ... Dabigatran is currently approved for use in Europe for the prevention of venous thromboembolism in patients undergoing orthopedic surgery.
September 2021

QD: News Every Day--Women still on hormone replacement therapy for menopausal symptoms

found. . The WHI trial of hormone replacement therapy was halted when women who were randomized to receive estrogen plus progestin had higher rates of stroke, venous thromboembolism, breast cancer and coronary
September 2021

Decision-making rules for diagnosing PE may save lives

The rules allow physicians to score patients based on a variety of factors such as a history of venous thromboembolism, clinical signs and symptoms of deep venous thrombosis, age, heart rate, ... Of the 66.7% of patients classified as unlikely, 32% also
March 2013

Considering the risks and benefits of birth control options

Other risks. BCPs increase the risk of deep venous thromboembolism and ischemic stroke.
September 2021

Special Focus: Diagnosing Pulmonary Embolism

Absence of risk factors for venous thromboembolism. Intermediate probability:. Symptoms compatible with PE, but no associated radiographic or electrocardiographic findings; or. ... However, d-dimer testing is not specific, so the test is useful primarily
January 2008

To test or not to test for inherited thrombophilias | Internal Medicine Meeting 2019 News | ACP Internist

Mims, MD, PhD. At a Friday session, “Who Really Needs a Work-up for Hereditary Thrombophilia?”, she outlined appropriate therapy for venous thromboembolism (VTE), as well as highlighting some instances where ... Start by looking at whether a deep
April 2019

QD: News Every Day--Medical societies release top-five lists of overused medical tests

4) In patients with low pretest probability of venous thromboembolism (VTE), obtain a high-sensitive D-dimer measurement as the initial diagnostic test; don't obtain imaging studies as the initial
September 2021

MKSAP Quiz: ED evaluation for midsternal pain

She has no shortness of breath, nausea or vomiting, syncope, previous history of chest pain, or known cardiac disease or risk factors for venous thromboembolism. ... the diagnosis of venous thromboembolism and her symptoms can be explained by an
April 2014

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