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New Blood Vessels can Be Created from Bone Marrow Stem Cells: Study

...' Laboratory, the study provides an alternative to venous grafts that are routinely done in patients undergoing coronary bypass operations, the disadvantages of which include limited availability of vessels, pain and discomfort at the donor site, and a high 10-year failure rate. During the course of study...

Thrombosis Risk in Travel Lasting Over Four Hours is Higher: WHO

...ization (WHO) has said that the risk of developing venous thrombo-embolism (VTE) approximately doubles after travel of four hours or more. In a research study of global hazards of travel, the WHO, however, says that the absolute risk of developing VTE, if seated and immobile for more than four hours rema...

25,000 Needless Deaths Each Year Due to Failure to Tackle Blood Clots in Hospital

...due to the failure to prevent blood clots known as venous thromboembolisms (VTE) in UK hospitals , say exper...essionals lack awareness due to poor education and venous thromboembolism often occurs after discharge from hospital. Prescribing costs may also be a barrier....

MRE, An Accurate Tool for Non-invasive Diagnosis of Liver Diseases

...leen stiffness as a non-invasive measure of portal venous pressure requires further study. "Healthy liver tissue is very soft, while a liver with fibrosis is firmer, and a liver with cirrhosis is almost rock-hard. If detected early, fibrosis of the liver can be treated, but once the disease has progressed...

Genetic Variations Associated With Risk of Venous Thrombosis Identified

...associated with the risk of developing nonfatal // venous thrombosis in postmenopausal women, according to a...treatments in high-risk patients, the incidence of venous thrombosis (VT) has not decreased. In this study, Nicholas L. Smith, Ph.D., M.P.H., from the Univ...

Take Third Generation Oral Contraceptives Off the Shelves-consumer Group Insists

...ined oral contraceptive holds an increased risk of venous thrombosis (blood clots), third-generation birth-c...ills carry a very low risk of blood clots (due to venous thrombosis) that, even more rarely, can travel to the lungs and kill. It is a side effect of the pil...

New Guidelines for Diagnosis of Venous Thromboembolism

...ractice guidelines for diagnosis and management of venous thromboembolism.// Venous thromboembolism is a c...he diagnosis and treatment of lower extremity deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism. A thromboembolism occurs when a blood clot, formed at one point...

Simple Steps to Safe Guard Patients from Bloodstream Infections in ICU

...ions are reported annually from the use of central venous catheters that are devices introduced through blood vessels that terminates close to or within the heart itself to administer treatment. They are often the cause of over 28,000 deaths annually in the U.S. This catapults the medical costs incurred by...

Simple Steps to Safe Guard Patients from Bloodstream Infections in ICU

...ions are reported annually from the use of central venous catheters that are devices introduced through blood vessels that terminates close to or within the heart itself to administer treatment. They are often the cause of over 28,000 deaths annually in the U.S. This catapults the medical costs incurred by...

Safer ICU’s: Cheap, Simple, “Low-Tech” Steps Wrk

... infections occur each year as a result of central venous catheters, which are tubes inserted through a blood vessel that ends near or in the heart to deliver treatments and monitor care. Bloodstream infections are involved in up to 28,000 deaths in the United States alone among these ICU patients. Economic...

Adhering to Clinical Guidelines Decreases Blood Clots in the Elderly

...sician and nurse awareness of patients at risk for venous thromboembolism and eventually increased the use of additional prophylactic measures including early ambulation and physical therapy, which were addressed by our intervention but not investigated in our study,” they continue. Additional efforts shoul...

All Intravascular Devices Pose Risk of Bloodstream Infection to Patients

...st exclusively on patients with short-term central venous catheters in intensive care units, Dr. Maki says. In the last decade, virtually all progress in control of IVD-related bloodstream infections has been restricted to this relatively small fraction of hospitalized patients. The same strategies need t...

Infection Risk High With All IVDs

...st exclusively on patients with short-term central venous catheters in intensive care units, Dr. Maki says. In the last decade, virtually all progress in control of IVD-related bloodstream infections has been restricted to this relatively small fraction of hospitalized patients. The same strategies need to...

Transfusion-Free Surgical Program Helpful for Liver Transplantation Patients

... elevated to the same level as antibiotic and deep venous thrombosis prophylaxis (prevention)."...

Researchers Find That Thromboembolism Can Be Safely Treated At Home

..., low-molecular weight heparin in the treatment of venous thromboembolism. Traditionally, when unfractionate...ght heparin for initial treatment of patients with venous thromboembolism and is suitable for treatment at home," concluded Dr. Kearon, who is a physician at ...

Formation of Blood Clots During Travel Independent of Form of Travel

...earch, said, “It can be concluded that the risk of venous thrombosis is twofold increased for all travelers and to the same extent for all modes of travel. In individuals who use oral contraceptives, are carriers of the factor V Leiden mutation, or are particularly tall, short, or obese, the risk is conside...

Clinical-trials Show Increased Therapeutic Activity of Pycnogenol than Daflon

...smin and hesperidin commonly used to treat chronic venous insufficiency// (CVI). According to the journal ...m reduction in the patients suffering from Chronic venous insufficiency. It is an antioxidant extracted from the bark of French maritime pine tree. The stud...

A herbal delight for athletes in solving cramp and pain problems

...rg in Germany studied the effects of Pycnogenol on venous disorders and cramping in two separate studies. ...had experienced normal cramping at some point, had venous insufficiency, or were athletes who suffer from exercise-induced cramping. The first two weeks of th...

Guidelines For Treating Severely Injured Patients On The Anvil

...ines on resuscitation, prevention and treatment of venous blood clots, diagnosis of ventilator-associated pneumonia, blood sugar control, nutritional support, transfusion thresholds, and sedation. "This program shows how partnerships between clinical and basic researchers can speed the pace of improving med...

ARIXTRA drug for venous thromboembolism

... the day after surgery when the risk of developing venous thromboembolism is high. The drug ARIXTRA is man...thway and the drug is found to effectively control venous thromboembolism and pulmonary embolism in patients who underwent bone surgery for knee and hip repla...

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