CREPUSCULAR THROMBO-EMBOLIC SYNDROMES
- Prospective Evaluation of Combined Upper and Lower Extremity DVT. Hingorani, Anil P.; Ascher, Enrico; Markevich, Natalia; Schutzer, Richard W.; Kallakuri, Sreedhar; Mutyala, Manikyam; Nahata, Suresh; Yorkovich, William; Jacob, Theresa // Vascular & Endovascular Surgery;Mar/Apr2006, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p131
The clinical importance of upper extremity deep venous thrombosis (UEDVT) has been increasingly demonstrated in recent literature. Not only has the risk of pulmonary embolism from isolated upper extremity DVT been demonstrated, but a significant associated mortality has been encountered....
- What Clinical Findings Can Be Used to Diagnose Deep Venous Thrombosis? // American Family Physician;8/1/2004, Vol. 70 Issue 3, p565
Deals with the topic about clinical findings that can be used to diagnose deep venous thrombosis.
- Ximelagatran/Melagatran: A Review of its Use in the Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism in Orthopaedic Surgery. Evans, Hannah C.; Perry, Caroline M.; Faulds, Diana // Drugs;2004, Vol. 64 Issue 6, p649
Ximelagatran (Exanta[sup â„¢]), the first available oral direct thrombin inhibitor, and its active form, melagatran, have been evaluated in the prevention of venous thromboembolism (VTE) in patients undergoing hip or knee replacement.___TAGSTART___BR___TAGEND___After oral administration...
- Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT): Evolving Treatment Strategies and Endovascular Therapy. Conklin, Patrick; Soares, Gregory M.; Dubel, Gregory J.; Ahn, Sun H.; Murphy, Timothy P. // Medicine & Health Rhode Island;Dec2009, Vol. 92 Issue 12, p394
The article explores the treatment alternatives for acute deep vein thrombosis (DVT). It notes that DVT is a clinical manifestation of venous thromboembolic (VTE) disease wherein it defines VTE as a thrombus formation in the deep veins of the body. It adds that the most common complication of...
- Risk of Deep Vein Thrombosis Following a Single Negative Whole-Leg Compression Ultrasound. Johnson, Stacy A.; Stevens, Scott M.; Woller, Scott C.; Lake, Erica; Donadini, Marco; Ji Cheng; Labarère, José; Douketis, James D. // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;2/3/2010, Vol. 303 Issue 5, p438
The article offers information on a study which examined the danger of venous thromboembolism following withholding anticoagulation in patients with suspected lower extremity deep vein thrombosis (DVT) after a single negative whole-leg compression ultrasound (CUS) result. Databases analyzed by...
- THE EFFECT OF EXTERNAL PRESSURE AND ELEVATION ON VENOUS FUNCTION IN NORMAL AND THROMBOTIC LEGS. Ling, Lennart // Angiology;Sep1972, Vol. 23 Issue 8, p453
In 12 patients with an acute deep venous thrombosis in one leg and the contralateral normal, both legs have been compared plethysmographcally during external pressure and elevation. The factors studied were the increase in the volume of the leg at venous stasis (venous volume) and the speed of...
- THROMBOPHLEBITIS MIGRANS. Vinther-Paulsen, N. // Angiology;Apr1952, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p194
Provides information about thrombophlebitis migrans, a vascular system disorder. Clinical features of the disorder; Difficulties in diagnosing the disease; Overview on several cases of thrombophlebitis migrans and its treatment.
- Clinical image of the week. // GP: General Practitioner;11/10/2003, p8
The hazard period for developing deep venous thrombosis (DVT) is within two weeks of a long-haul flight, according to researchers in Australia. Just one long-haul flight a year increases the risk of DVT by 12 per cent, although the risk of death remains small â€” just one in two million.
- Risk of venous thromboembolism among hospitalized medically ill patients. Edelsberg, John; Hagiwara, May; Taneja, Charu; Oster, Gerry // American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;10/15/2006 Supplement, Vol. 63, pS16
Purpose. The 90-day risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) among medically ill patients admitted to a hospital was estimated and is discussed. Summary. Patients aged â‰¥40 years who were hospitalized between January 1, 1998, and June 30, 2002, for reasons other than traumatic injury, labor and...