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

to high- and low-risk groups. sP-selectin is a cell adhesion molecule that promotes blood clot formation and D-dimer is a protein found in the blood that is used to detect abnormal blood clot formation and breakdown. Both have been previously identified as predictive biomarkers for cancer-associated VTE and their addition into the risk prediction model improves the accuracy of the classification of the patients into different risk categories. According to this new risk scoring model, about one-third (35 percent) of cancer patients in the highest risk category developed VTE during the study, as opposed to only one percent of patients in the lowest risk category.

In this study, researchers examined 819 cancer patients enrolled in the Vienna Cancer and Thrombosis Study (CATS), an ongoing prospective observational study performed at the Medical University of Vienna, between October 2003 and December 2008. Cancer types included: brain, breast, lung, stomach, colorectal, pancreatic, kidney, prostate, and hematologic malignancies such as myeloma and lymphoma.

"Our expanded model demonstrates that cancer patients at a very high risk of VTE can be defined more precisely," said Cihan Ay, MD, hematology fellow at the Clinical Division of Hematology and Hemostaseology at the Medical University of Vienna and co-author of the study. "This new model can help clinicians tailor their anticoagulant therapy and improve blood clotting prevention, which will maximize the clinical benefit and cost-effectiveness of disease prevention and minimize the risk of bleeding complications."

(1)Office of the Surgeon General. Surgeon General's Call to Action to Prevent Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism. Available at: http://www.surgeongeneral.gov/topics/deepvein/

The American Society of Hematology is the world's largest professional society concerned wi
'/>"/>

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:9/19/2014)... 2014 According to the ... Heat, therapy, Hydrotherapy), Accessories (Posture Mirror, Exercise Ball), Applications ... - Global Forecast to 2019" published by MarketsandMarkets, the ... $19,786.3 Million by 2019 from $14,240.0 Million in ... to 2019. Browse 74 market data ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... -- Merck (NYSE: MRK ), known as MSD outside ... , is teaming with celebrity chef and cookbook author Leticia ... an educational program encouraging Hispanics with type 2 diabetes to achieve ... to help reduce the risk of serious health problems. Hispanics in ... risk for developing type 2 diabetes than non-Hispanic white adults, and ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... 2014 Five MinuteClinic walk-in medical clinics are opening inside ... area. Three clinics opened in Memphis and ... will be added in Springfield on September ... is expected to open October 22.  MinuteClinic is the largest and ... United States . The Memphis ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Physiotherapy Equipment Market Worth $19,786.3 Million by 2019 2Physiotherapy Equipment Market Worth $19,786.3 Million by 2019 3Physiotherapy Equipment Market Worth $19,786.3 Million by 2019 4Celebrity Chef Leticia Moreinos Schwartz Partners with Merck on Desafiando La Diabetes: Logra Tus Metas to Urge Hispanics With Type 2 Diabetes to Get to Their A1C Goal 2Celebrity Chef Leticia Moreinos Schwartz Partners with Merck on Desafiando La Diabetes: Logra Tus Metas to Urge Hispanics With Type 2 Diabetes to Get to Their A1C Goal 3Celebrity Chef Leticia Moreinos Schwartz Partners with Merck on Desafiando La Diabetes: Logra Tus Metas to Urge Hispanics With Type 2 Diabetes to Get to Their A1C Goal 4Celebrity Chef Leticia Moreinos Schwartz Partners with Merck on Desafiando La Diabetes: Logra Tus Metas to Urge Hispanics With Type 2 Diabetes to Get to Their A1C Goal 5MinuteClinic Walk-in Medical Clinics Opening in Memphis 2MinuteClinic Walk-in Medical Clinics Opening in Memphis 3
... June 4 Mach 7 Technologies (M7T), a global ... global headquarters from suburban Chicago to greater Burlington, ... for Americas, sales and professional service operations, and finance and administration. ... functions. , , , ...
... LAIYANG, China , June 4 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ ... company with its principal operations in China , today,announced that the ... Market. , , , ... Jiangbo anticipates that its common stock will begin trading on the ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Mach 7 Technologies Establishes New Headquarters in Burlington, VT 2Jiangbo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Receives Approval to List on the NASDAQ Global Market 2Jiangbo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Receives Approval to List on the NASDAQ Global Market 3
(Date:9/21/2014)... (Sept. 19, 2014) Instituting a partial smoking ban ... in expired carbon monoxide levels, an indicator of exposure ... shelter residents, health, according to new research. The University ... the study results last week in the journal ... the United States has fallen to 18 percent among ...
(Date:9/21/2014)... Ohio (PRWEB) September 21, 2014 More than a ... and most dryer fires start in one of two ways. ... isn’t cleaned out properly. The second type of dryer fire ... fire. (Dryers can also catch fire due to malfunctioning electrical ... a repairman to take a look!) Here are some ways ...
(Date:9/21/2014)... New York, NY (PRWEB) September 21, 2014 ... companies that help businesses and manufacturers perform tests on ... materials. In an increasingly regulated society, pressure on operators ... is higher than ever. A greater number of government ... testing of manufacturers' goods prior to sale. Although revenue ...
(Date:9/21/2014)... Think of Sparta. , Ancient Greek warriors were fed ... demands of battle on distant fields. Cancer cells that ... new study revealing previously unknown differences between cancer cells ... and those that travel to other organs. , Given ... the primary cause of cancer-related death, understanding how they ...
(Date:9/21/2014)... 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Young women starting college understand ... foods they should eat. But they aren,t confident they ... to a new study. The study involved ... Illinois,s Peer Education Exercising and Eating Right program. The ... choose to eat if they were very busy with ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:UTHealth researchers study impact of smoking ban in homeless shelter 2Health News:Restoration Local Offers Tips to Avoid Dryer Fires 2Health News:Restoration Local Offers Tips to Avoid Dryer Fires 3Health News:Laboratory Testing Services in the US Industry Market Research Report from IBISWorld Has Been Updated 2Health News:Laboratory Testing Services in the US Industry Market Research Report from IBISWorld Has Been Updated 3Health News:Cancer cells adapt energy needs to spread illness to other organs 2Health News: College Women Can Use Food Strategies, Study Finds 2
... medicine, gains in cancer survival over the long term ... less stringent evidence criteria, a researcher told the 2011 ... The introduction of targeted treatments means the traditional ... way of getting new treatments to cancer patients who ...
... By Denise Mann HealthDay Reporter , FRIDAY, ... a glass or two of red wine a day is ... the anti-hypertensive effects of antioxidants found in red wine called ... polyphenols, at least in isolation, may not lower ...
... Men with prostate cancer that has spread to other ... hormone therapy suffer less from fatigue if they are ... according to results from a phase III clinical trial ... European Multidisciplinary Cancer Congress [1], in Stockholm today (Monday ...
... Stockholm, Sweden: New research has found that breast cancer ... disease, whereas the decision about the most effective treatment ... biopsy of the primary tumour. For some patients, biopsy ... it may completely change their clinical management, a Swedish ...
... The Netherlands: Belly fat, known clinically as central obesity, has ... study. The findings, which will be presented at the ... 2011), have shown central obesity as a risk factor for ... a number of health effects, such as diabetes and heart ...
... Amsterdam, The Netherlands: A new type of diagnostic imaging ... those which are cancerous - could be used to ... the disease. A study by Belgian researchers, ... the European Respiratory Society,s Annual Congress in Amsterdam, found ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Smaller, faster trials can improve cancer patient survival 2Health News:Smaller, faster trials can improve cancer patient survival 3Health News:Antioxidants Not Behind Red Wine's Healthy Effect on Heart: Study 2Health News:Abiraterone acetate improves fatigue in prostate cancer patients, says international clinical trial 2Health News:Abiraterone acetate improves fatigue in prostate cancer patients, says international clinical trial 3Health News:Breast cancer tumor make-up changes through the course of disease 2Health News:Breast cancer tumor make-up changes through the course of disease 3Health News:'Belly fat' linked to development of asthma 2Health News:New diagnostic imaging for lung cancer could prevent unnecessary surgery 2
... powerful, lightweight, easy to ... durable foam silicone rubber ... by machine washable cotton ... easily adjusts to all ...
... powerful, lightweight, easy to ... durable foam silicone rubber ... by machine washable cotton ... easily adjusts to all ...
Xenon surgical headlight system is durable, comfortable, lightweight and deliver dependable bright light through a patented shielded fiber optic bundle. It is easy to wear....
Solarc surgical headlight is durable, comfortable, lightweight and delivers the bright, white light expected from a xenon system, but at a fraction of the cost....
Medicine Products: