Venous Thromboembolism

Rivaroxaban an Option to Treat Venous Thromboembolism in Pediatric Patients

September 21, 2020

Treatments for VTE in children fall short as they require frequent monitoring and include unpredictable food and drug interactions.

Post-Discharge VTE Following COVID-19 Hospitalization Is Low

September 17, 2020

Post-discharge thromboprophylaxis is not necessary.

Edoxaban Safe And Effective Treating Deep Vein Thrombosis

September 17, 2020

The rate of adverse events was higher in patients suffering from both deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolisms than it was in just patients with DVT.

Risk Assessment Tools Adequate for Acute Pulmonary Embolism

August 27, 2020

Future studies are needed to develop and validate better risk assessment tools.

ESC Releases Guidelines on Acute Pulmonary Embolism Management

August 12, 2020

Guideline adoption could lead to more use of thrombolytic therapy.

DOACs in Obese Patients Show Similar VTE Recurrence Rates to Non-Obese Patients

August 07, 2020

The study paves the way for prospective multi-institutional randomized control trials to further re-enforce the safe use of direct oral anticoagulants in patients with obesity.

How VTE Screening Can Be Improved

July 31, 2020

A discussion on how thromboembolism research and care could benefit from progression in diagnostics.

New Data Expands the Risk Pool for Mortality From Elevated Pulmonary Artery Pressure

July 30, 2020

Patients with a mPAP of at least 19 mm Hg and pulmonary artery wedge pressure of 15 mm Hg or less had an adjusted hazard ratio for mortality of 1.71.

VTE May Not Be Significant Driver of Death

July 30, 2020

A new systematic review and meta-analysis challenges the notion that preventing VTE is associated reduced mortality risk.

Inferior Vena Cava Filter Reduces DVT-Cancer Patient Risk of Pulmonary Embolism

July 24, 2020

New findings evidences the device commonly used treatment in patients with VTE—despite its association with potentially new DVT development or existing DVT propagation.