Navigation Links
Improvement in Prediction of Blood Clots in Cancer Patients
Date:9/9/2010

WASHINGTON, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For cancer patients, who have an increased risk of developing venous thromboembolism (VTE) due to a hyperactive blood coagulation system, there is now an enhanced risk model to predict their chance of developing blood clots, according to a recent study published today in Blood, the journal of the American Society of Hematology. VTE, the formation of blood clots in the veins, develops in up to 20 percent of cancer patients and is one of the leading causes of death among this patient population. Patients with hematologic malignancies (blood cancers), particularly those with lymphoma and multiple myeloma, have relatively high rates of VTE—results from this study found that 7.2 percent of lymphoma patients and 7.4 percent of the total study population developed VTE, compared to an estimated general population incidence rate of .001 percent(1)

"Because the risk of VTE is not equal in all cancer patients and anticoagulation in cancer patients results in a higher risk of bleeding complications, categorizing cancer patients according to their VTE risk is important," said Ingrid Pabinger, MD, professor at the Medical University of Vienna and lead author of the study. Patients with high risk of VTE may benefit from routine thrombophrophylaxis, preventive treatment for blood clotting, while low-risk patients tend to have a higher bleeding risk and may not be the best candidates for routine anticoagulation treatments.

Although there is a current risk prediction model for VTE in cancer patients, which includes factors such as site of cancer, body mass index, platelet and leukocyte counts, and hemoglobin level—all known to increase the risk of cancer-associated VTE—the new model also incorporates two new biomarkers, soluble P-selectin (sP-selectin) and D-dimer, to further stratify patients in
'/>"/>

SOURCE American Society of Hematology
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine technology :

1. GeneLink Reports Second Quarter Improvement
2. Drug Study Shows Improvement in Major Orthopedic Surgery Care
3. Data Presented at the European Working Group on Gaucher Disease Demonstrate Continuous Improvements in Bone Mineral Density for VPRIV(R) (Velaglucerase Alfa) Through 69 Months
4. Improvement in Beta-Cell Function Observed After Three Years of BYETTA(R) Therapy: Data Presented at ADA 2010
5. Study Data Show INTUNIV™ (guanfacine) Extended Release Tablets Co-administered With Stimulants Provided ADHD Symptom Improvement in Children and Adolescents
6. Renhuang Pharmaceuticals Announces Continual Improvement in Days Sales Outstanding
7. Garnet BioTherapeutics Announces First Patient Treated in Trial of New Therapy for Improvement in Scar Appearance
8. PARI Pharmas Altera Delivers Gileads Cayston, Approved by the U.S. FDA for the Improvement of Respiratory Symptoms in Cystic Fibrosis Patients With Pseudomonas aeruginosa
9. Phase 2 Trial of LX4211 Demonstrates Significant and Rapid Improvements in Multiple Parameters in Type 2 Diabetic Patients
10. AstraZeneca Offers Online Enrollment and Additional Improvements to Patient Assistance Program
11. Solos Endoscopy, Inc. Makes Significant Design Improvement To Its MammoView(TM) Ductoscope
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/31/2015)... According to a new market research report ... Dual-Energy X-ray Absorptiometry (DEXA), Skinfold Calipers, Air Displacement Plethysmography ... to 2019", published by MarketsandMarkets, the global Body Composition ... is estimated to grow to $1,425.7 Million by 2019, ... 2019. Browse 41 market data Tables ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... 2015 Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE: EW ), ... hemodynamic monitoring, today announced that Robert A. Ingram ... "Bob is an ardent champion for innovation in the lifesciences ... him on Edwards, board as we pursue our focused innovation ... CEO.  "Bob has provided a valuable perspective to our board, ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... DIEGO , July 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... it has signed a definitive agreement to ... of non-invasive ventilation and sleep-disordered breathing medical ... clinical, innovation and market reputation in China, combined with ResMed,s global leadership in ... people in China ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Body Composition Analyzers Market Worth $1,425.7 Million by 2019 2Body Composition Analyzers Market Worth $1,425.7 Million by 2019 3Body Composition Analyzers Market Worth $1,425.7 Million by 2019 4ResMed Invests in High-Growth Chinese Sleep and Respiratory Care Market with Curative Medical 2ResMed Invests in High-Growth Chinese Sleep and Respiratory Care Market with Curative Medical 3
(Date:7/31/2015)... ... July 31, 2015 , ... Recently touted by Becker’s ... predictive health analytics , Jvion continues to disrupt the predictive analytic and big ... targets patient and population level illness to drive prevention and better health outcomes. ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... ... 2015 , ... Sculpted Contours Luxury Medical Aesthetics announces the arrival of the ... released this new applicator in the United States as an upgrade to the CoolSmooth ... The original applicator required a 2 hour treatment time. The new CoolSmooth Pro ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... ... July 31, 2015 , ... ... Group, Inc. has re-branded their social media profiles to better connect with the ... consumers to communicate, find information, share insights and opinions. The Rally Insurance Group, ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... New York, NY (PRWEB) , ... July 31, 2015 , ... ... Richard Rodgers Theatre . Those looking to catch a new and refreshing show ... has won numerous awards and achievements including an Obie Award, Outer Critics Circle Award, ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... ... ... Well-known for its unique pastries and delicious confections, Pastry Palace, a popular ... life just a little bit sweeter for newlyweds. A family-owned business, the Pastry Palace ... , The bakery provides a full line of custom wedding cakes. Brides can select ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Jvion Showcased as Leader in the Predictive Analytic Market 2Health News:Cooler Coolsculpting in Atlanta: Treatments Now Twice As Fast 2Health News:Cooler Coolsculpting in Atlanta: Treatments Now Twice As Fast 3Health News:Rally Insurance Group, Inc. Connects to Customers Through Re-branded Social Media Profiles 2Health News:Cheap Hamilton Tickets at Richard Rodgers Theatre: Ticket Down Slashes Ticket Prices for Hamilton in New York City at the Richard Rodgers Theatre 2Health News:Cheap Hamilton Tickets at Richard Rodgers Theatre: Ticket Down Slashes Ticket Prices for Hamilton in New York City at the Richard Rodgers Theatre 3Health News:Cheap Hamilton Tickets at Richard Rodgers Theatre: Ticket Down Slashes Ticket Prices for Hamilton in New York City at the Richard Rodgers Theatre 4Health News:Cheap Hamilton Tickets at Richard Rodgers Theatre: Ticket Down Slashes Ticket Prices for Hamilton in New York City at the Richard Rodgers Theatre 5Health News:Cheap Hamilton Tickets at Richard Rodgers Theatre: Ticket Down Slashes Ticket Prices for Hamilton in New York City at the Richard Rodgers Theatre 6Health News:Cheap Hamilton Tickets at Richard Rodgers Theatre: Ticket Down Slashes Ticket Prices for Hamilton in New York City at the Richard Rodgers Theatre 7Health News:Pastry Palace of Las Vegas Announces It Is Now Offering Custom Wedding Cakes in Las Vegas 2
... Nov. 4 Online community member Emimi shares the ... that the support of an online community and talking to others ... related challenges. When she finally did become pregnant, she wanted to ... so by logging on to the My Community section of ...
... ST. PAUL, Minn., Nov. 4 The H1N1 strain may ... school nurses in Minnesota who are celebrating 100 years of ... Friday, November 6th will honor the ten decades of valuable ... and communities. , Never ones to miss an ...
... Nov. 4 The United States and the Commonwealth ... suit in the Western District of Virginia against the ... and Keystone Education and Youth Services LLC, the Justice ... Marion Youth Center, a residential facility in Marion, Va., ...
... patients on the heart-lung machine improved survival, study found ... for people who had coronary bypass surgery "off-pump," meaning ... than for those undergoing the conventional procedure, a major ... in 10 patients getting the off-pump procedure had died, ...
... WAYNE, Pa., Nov. 4 Qualsec (OTC Bulletin Board: QLSZ; ... Dr Robi Ludwig, Psy.D., a nationally known psychotherapist and award ... Dr Ludwig will make appearances, on behalf of VitaminSpice, on ... News Talk Shows and satellite radio stations. , Dr ...
... KNDL ), a leading, global full-service clinical research organization, today ... diluted share for the third quarter of 2009, primarily the ... with net income of $9.4 million or $0.62 per diluted ... forma basis, excluding the additional non-cash interest and restructuring charge, ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Regence's Social Media Web Site Gets a Facelift 2Health News:The Minnesota Nurses Association: School Nurses in Minnesota Celebrate 100 Years of Addressing Health Needs of School Children 2Health News:United States Intervenes in False Claims Act Suit Against Virginia Medicaid Providers 2Health News:Poorer Outcomes After 'Off-Pump' Bypass Surgery 2Health News:Poorer Outcomes After 'Off-Pump' Bypass Surgery 3Health News:Nationally Known Psychotherapist Dr. Robi Ludwig Joins Qualsec's Wholly-Owned Subsidiary VitaminSpice 2Health News:Kendle Announces Third Quarter 2009 Results 2Health News:Kendle Announces Third Quarter 2009 Results 3Health News:Kendle Announces Third Quarter 2009 Results 4Health News:Kendle Announces Third Quarter 2009 Results 5Health News:Kendle Announces Third Quarter 2009 Results 6Health News:Kendle Announces Third Quarter 2009 Results 7Health News:Kendle Announces Third Quarter 2009 Results 8Health News:Kendle Announces Third Quarter 2009 Results 9Health News:Kendle Announces Third Quarter 2009 Results 10
... Low binding technology that significantly reduces the amount ... Most other filter tips are advertised as low ... not adhering to the pipet tip. However, AvantGard ... binding of valuable molecules such as DNA, proteins, ...
Inquire...
Hydrophobic PE filter without self-sealing additives, permits sample recovery after accidental over-pipetting. All filters are sterile (to USP, DAB, Ph.Eur. standards) and PCR clean (free from human ...
Hydrophobic PE filter without self-sealing additives, permits sample recovery after accidental over-pipetting. All filters are sterile (to USP, DAB, Ph.Eur. standards) and PCR clean (free from human ...
Medicine Products: