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The risk of developing deep vein thrombosis during a flight is often overestimated

... German . The risk of developing deep vein thrombosis during a long flight is often overestimated. ... that they have an increased risk of deep vein thrombosis in their leg and pelvic area. This is emphasised ... higher-risk groups the risk of air-travel-related thrombosis is still well below half a percent During the ...

Vein Condition May Mask Serious Clot Disorder

... Superficial vein thrombosis linked to deep vein thrombosis, study says ... One-quarter of patients with superficial vein thrombosis (SVT) in an Austrian study actually had deep vein thrombosis (DVT), a potentially life-threatening condition. ...

Analysis of Four Large Post-Marketing Surveillance Studies Describe Clinical Effects of Sucrose-Formulated Recombinant Factor VIII

... the XXII Congress of the International Society on thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH).(1)(2) In this ... XXII Congress of the International Society on thrombosis and Haemostasis. (2) Fukutake K, et al. ... XXII Congress of the International Society on thrombosis and Haemostasis. (3) Collins P, et al. ...

Travelers Face Greater Risk of Leg Clots

... of Internal Medicine . Known as deep vein thrombosis (DVT) or venous thromboembolism (VTE), this ... that increase pulmonary embolism and deep vein thrombosis risk are exactly the same as those that increase ... additional information and resources on deep vein thrombosis and risk factors, visit the National Heart, ...

No Benefit in Testing for Genes Linked to Leg Clots

... a history of blood clots helps prevent deep vein thrombosis or improves other patient outcomes. The ... distances or recovering from surgery. A deep vein thrombosis can break loose and cause a serious lung problem ... for Vascular Surgery has more about deep vein thrombosis . -- Robert ...

Abbott's XIENCE V(R) Demonstrates Impressive Low Rates of Repeat Procedure, Stent Thrombosis and Major Adverse Cardiac Events in Complex, 'Real World' Patients in SPIRIT V Study

... (target lesion revascularization), stent thrombosis and major adverse cardiac events (MACE) in a ... (TLR), a 0.7 percent rate of stent thrombosis and a 5.1 percent rate of MACE at one year. MACE ... cumulative rate of definite/probable stent thrombosis (to one year) and a low 0.2 percent rate of ...

Urine Test Predicts Vein Clot Risk

... venous thromboembolisms (VTEs) include deep vein thrombosis (DVT), a clotting in the lower extremities which ... or a stroke, it is more serious than a venous thrombosis on a leg. But pulmonary [lung] emboli are very ... into my clinic who I suspect might have venous thrombosis or embolism, possibly with a family history, I ...

Award-winning partnership proves Vocantas CallAssure effective tool for chronic disease management

... thrombosis unit at The Ottawa Hospital purchases system to ... to The Ottawa Hospital to manage patients in its thrombosis Program. This comes as a new study published in ... was effective in helping The Ottawa Hospital keep thrombosis patients in the proper dosing range an impressive ...

Abbott Reports 16 Percent Earnings Growth in First Quarter; Confirms Double-Digit Earnings Growth Outlook for 2009

... increased 40 percent to 14.9 percent. No stent thrombosis occurred for XIENCE V between two and three years, maintaining a low rate of stent thrombosis (1.0 percent). The stent thrombosis rate for TAXUS Express2/Liberte at three years ...

No Increase in Clots With Drug-Eluting Stents

... also inserted and left in place. "We had a thrombosis rate of 3.3 percent over a year, which sounds ... of scar tissue inside the stent. A stent thrombosis can block blood flow through the stent and cause ... even death. Concerns have been raised that stent thrombosis might be more common in drug-eluting stents than ...

Research Validates Safety of Dawn AC Anticoagulation Management Software

... patients. The scientific article, published in thrombosis and Haemostasis, also revealed other significant ... according to an article in a recent issue of thrombosis and Haemostasis (Thromb Haemost 2009; ... report was authored by a group of eminent thrombosis physicians mainly in Europe and around the world. ...

Family History Plays Key Role in Blood Clot Risk

... lungs. The study authors compared 1,605 venous thrombosis patients with a control group of 2,159 people who ... study found that 505 (31.5 percent) of the venous thrombosis patients had at least one first-degree relative ... be unknown genetic risk factors or that venous thrombosis may affect family members due to household ...

ESC reaffirms advice on cardiovascular risks associated with long-haul flights

... taking contraceptive pills or have had venous thrombosis in the past are particularly at risk. To minimise ... as obesity, recent surgery and predispositions to thrombosis (thrombophilias). On the subject of risk ... risk are those with a history of venous thrombosis or pulmonary embolism, but also those with a ...

Schering-Plough Announces European Submission of Fertility Medicine Corifollitropin Alfa

... (like pregnancy itself) may increase the risk of thrombosis (the formation of a blood clot in a blood vessel, ... you already know you have an increased risk of thrombosis you, or anyone in your immediate family, have ever had a thrombosis you are severely overweight. ...

Eisai Inc. and the North American Thrombosis Forum (NATF)* Introduce the DVTeamCare(TM) Hospital Award and Call for Nominations

... Award Recognizes Critical Need for Deep Vein thrombosis (DVT) Prophylaxis in Hospitals WOODCLIFF ... Inc., in coordination with the North American thrombosis Forum (NATF), introduced today the DVTeamCare ... and director of a program in hemostasis and thrombosis who also conducts clinical and basic research in ...

Research highlights new approaches to prevent blood clots

... arterial thromboembolic events (i.e., deep-vein thrombosis of the lower and upper limbs, visceral and ... Anticoagulant, in the Treatment of Deep-Venous thrombosis (EQUINOX Study): Safety, Efficacy, and ... patients with symptomatic and confirmed deep-vein thrombosis were randomized to receive weekly subcutaneous ...

Transfusions increase clot risk in hospitalized cancer patients

... embolism, which can be life-threatening. Arterial thrombosis also occurs more frequently in cancer patients ... outpatient care. Scientists expect to study thrombosis risk for that primary group of patients as well, ... of Medicine and director of the Hemostasis and thrombosis program. ...

Study shows pine bark reduces jetlag

... previous studies pertaining to edema, deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and blood circulation improvement. A study ... events, complications resulting from deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and superficial vein thrombosis (SVT). In 2005, a study published in Clinical ...

Eisai Inc. Supports Acting Surgeon General's Call to Action to Prevent Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism

... condition that includes deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE). The Call to ... of thousands of Americans develop deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism each year, underscoring ... practice, rare cases of thrombocytopenia with thrombosis have also been observed. FRAGMIN(R) should be ...

The U.S. Surgeon General Issues National Call-to-Action on Deep-Vein Thrombosis (DVT) and Pulmonary Embolism (PE)

... General's Call-to-Action to Prevent Deep Vein thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism. Rear Admiral Steven K. ... was funded by sanofi-aventis. About Deep-Vein thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism DVT occurs when a ... Public Health Leadership Conference on Deep-Vein thrombosis in Washington, D.C. to discuss the urgent need to ...

JCI online early table of contents: July 10, 2008

... San Francisco, have used a mouse model of thrombosis to shed new light on this matter. ... this study, GH-deficient mice were protected from thrombosis in the model of disease. When female GH-deficient ... for thrombosis. TITLE: Sex differences in thrombosis in mice are mediated by sex-specific growth ...

New blood clot guidelines for pregnant women

... address the prevention and management of thrombosis in key patient populations and reinforce ... on the challenges in preventing and treating thrombosis in pregnant women and children, and on managing ... have faced challenges in preventing and managing thrombosis in women who are pregnant or patients who require ...

Blood-Thinner No Help for Dialysis Treatment

... reported. The study was done because "early thrombosis [blood clotting] is one of the major causes of ... "What we found was that despite the reduction in thrombosis that was clear enough, there was an equal ... is to create a fistula, which has lower rates of thrombosis -- blockage -- and infection than alternatives ...

Blood Clots in Legs, Lungs Predispose Patients to Repeat Episodes

... three years, a new study suggests. Deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism are known collectively as ... pulmonary embolism (549) and isolated deep vein thrombosis (1,142) in 1999, 2001 or 2003. During the ... were more likely than those with deep vein thrombosis to die after one month (13 percent vs. 5.4 ...

Minor Leg Injuries Might Boost Blood Clot Risk

... such as sprain or muscle rupture raised venous thrombosis odds, study says THURSDAY, Jan. 17 (HealthDay ... studied almost 2,500 people who developed venous thrombosis between 1999 and 2004. They compared those ... Radiology has more about deep vein thrombosis . -- Robert ...

Blood Markers Might Predict Clotting Risk With HRT

... therapy (HRT) roughly doubles the risk of venous thrombosis (VTE), or blood clots in the veins (most commonly ... study author Dr. Mary Cushman, director of the thrombosis and Hemostasis Program at the University of ... activity of the blood increased the risk of thrombosis events. Elevated levels of D-dimer predicted a ...

Research Highlights New Approaches to Management of Blood Clotting and Bleeding Disorders

... and approach to mitigating the risk of thrombosis and bleeding disorders, which will directly ... factors for postmenopausal hormone-related venous thrombosis (VTE). Postmenopausal estrogen (E) therapy, ... (P), doubles the relative risk of venous thrombosis (VTE). Risk with hormones is higher ...

Portal vein thrombosis is common in extraportal vein obstruction

... bleed. Cirrhosis and tumor related portal vein thrombosis patients are older and have grim prognoses. Hypercoagulable state as a cause of portal vein thrombosis is less common. The idiopathic group comprises ... Jaipur worked on patients with portal vein thrombosis for two years. The researchers had observed that ...

Radiologists encouraged to look beyond cancer for clinically unseen diseases

... a number of clinically unsuspected deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary emboli on staging CT thorax, ... as many are clinically unapparent. Venous thrombosis is estimated to be diagnosed in less than 40% of those with a concomitant venous thrombosis and malignancy, she said. ...

Portola Pharmaceuticals Announces Several Scientific Presentations at International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis XII Congress

... announced several scientific presentations at the International Society on thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH) XII Congress in Boston that will feature its ... in Antithrombotic Drug Discovery: Pharmacological Uncoupling of Arterial thrombosis from Hemostasis (Presentation #AS-TU-026) Presenter: David ...

New Anticoagulant Pill Works Well in Trial

... this," Gurm said. Dr. Richard C. Becker, director of the Cardiovascular thrombosis Center at Duke University Medical Center, said this study is another step ... Center, Ann Arbor; Richard C. Becker, M.D., director, Cardiovascular thrombosis Center, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, N.C.; June 17, 2009, The ...

Stepping up minority recruiting

... of Health (NIH) training grant, the associate professor of physiology and thrombosis research is launching the Short Term Education Program for Undergraduate ... This requirement places the Cardiovascular Center, the Lung Center and the thrombosis Research Center in an ideal position to train a future cohort of health ...

Cepheid Receives Health Canada License for Xpert(R) HemosIL(R) FII & FV Test

... On-Demand Test for Genetic Risk of thrombosis Improves Time-to-Result over Current Molecular Tests SUNNYVALE, ... FII and FV are the most common hereditary risk factors for venous thrombosis and key in the determination of genetic predisposition to the condition ...

Compression Stockings Offer Little Benefit After Stroke

... were enrolled in the study. The researchers were checking for deep vein thrombosis (DVT), a blood clot that can break up and get carried through the ... information The Society for Vascular Surgery has more about deep vein thrombosis . -- Robert Preidt ...

NCCN Updates Supportive Care Guidelines for VTE

... for Venous Thromboembolic Disease, which includes both deep venous thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE), and is a common condition in people ... commonly known as "economy class syndrome," includes both deep venous thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE), and is a common and life-threatening ...

Isis Reports Strong Financial Results and Highlights for First Quarter of 2009

... therapeutic programs and targets to treat cardiovascular disease and thrombosis at the Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis and Vascular Biology (ATVB) annual conference, including data from a ...

Future for radioembolisation in patients with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma

... study assessed 71 patients with advanced unresectable HCC portal vein thrombosis for inclusion in this prospective study. Y-90 microsphere radiotherapy was ... 52/71 patients had liver cirrhosis. 7.30% of the patients had portal vein thrombosis before therapy. Partial response rate was detected in 52%. With ...

New Partnerships Added to World Federation of Hemophilia Twinning Program

... of life of patients with hemophilia B. International Society for thrombosis and Haemostasis, which fosters and advances science relating to the important medical problems of thrombosis and abnormalities of haemostasis and vascular biology. ...

New study suggests Rx estrogen delivery through the skin may show safety benefits as opposed to oral delivery

... blood. Platelets serve a central role in forming pathological arterial thrombosis that causes myocardial infarction and stroke. The study's authors further ... to identify postmenopausal women with an increased risk of arterial thrombosis or clotting before even starting estrogen therapy is an important goal to ...

Boston Scientific Announces Schedule For ACC 2009

... oral presentation session in Room W414D. ARRIVE Very Late Stent thrombosis Predictors . Kenneth W. Baran, Jr., M.D., will present an analysis of a clinical risk score for prediction of very late stent thrombosis (VLST) in DES patients. Using data from the TAXUS ARRIVE 1 and 2 stent ...
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