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Tomorrow's Top Designers Advance DVT Awareness at Parsons AAS Line Debut Exhibition

- Coalition to Prevent Deep-Vein Thrombosis (DVT) partners with Parsons The New School for Design to create new awareness icon - - Exhibition of Work by Graduating Students in Parsons AAS Fashion Program on View May 7-16 at Sheila G. Johnson Design Center - NEW YORK, May 7 /PRN...

Coalition to Prevent Deep-Vein Thrombosis (DVT) Turns Awareness Into Action as it Declares First-Of-Its-Kind National DVT Screening Day

In tandem with its Fifth-Annual DVT Awareness Month, the Coalition names March 25, 2008 as a day to focus on patient risk assessment CLEVELAND, March 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition to Prevent Deep-Vein Thrombosis, with the support of Premier Healthcare Alliance declares Mar...

Ultrasound waves aid in rapid treatment of DVT

The use of ultrasound waves for deep vein thrombosis (DVT) may help dissolve blood clots in less time than using clot-busting drugs alone, according to researchers at Emory University. The study will be presented Sunday, Nov. 23, 2008 at the annual VEITHsymposium in New York City. "These clots ...

Clot-Busting Drug Offers New Approach to DVT

Injecting directly into clots prevents recurrence and painful side effects, small trial finds TUESDAY, Jan. 29 (HealthDay News) -- When it comes to treating deep vein thrombosis, injecting the clot-busting drug alteplase (rTPA) directly into clots in the legs reduces the risk of compli...

Hospitals In Scotland Not Diagnosing DVT Properly

According to a report by the public services watchdog, the hospitals in Scotland are failing to properly diagnose the clinical presentations of patients with potentially// fatal condition known as ‘Deep vein thrombosis’ (DVT), wherein a blood clot develops in the vein, usually in the leg. An ...

Risk of DVT for those spending long hours in front of computers

e-thrombosis is the new e-jargon associated with computers. But it is no term to be happy about, because this term refers to the condition called Deep Vein Thrombosis(DVT), which could affect those individuals whose work or lifestyle demands them to spend long hours in front of a computer. Sitting ...

German Manufacturers Find a Solution for DVT

Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) occurs when people sit in the same position for prolonged periods of time. It slows the circulation of blood causing clots in the legs//. The condition can be fatal if the clots detach and are carried to the lungs, causing a pulmonary embolism. DVT which has long been ass...

Vein Condition May Mask Serious Clot Disorder

... SVT, which is visible on the surface of the skin, dvt is a blood clot that forms in veins deeper in the ...lly without symptoms. Of these, three-quarters had dvt in the same leg as the superficial vein thrombosis, 9 percent had dvt in the other leg and 18 percent had it in both leg...

Travelers Face Greater Risk of Leg Clots

... the researchers noted that any connection between dvt risk and travel could have an impact on a wide swa...an in-depth analysis of 14 previous travel-related dvt studies, chosen from more than 1,500 studies. I...ad concluded that there was an association between dvt and travel, while the other half had found no sign...

Pharmacomechanical Thrombectomy Procedure Adoption to Accelerate Due to More Aggressive Treatment of Deep Vein Thrombosis, According to Millennium Research Group

...9 report provides important insight into the drug and device treatments of dvt and the complex competitive dynamics in this field. Additionally, the repor...DVT, but can also be used to a lesser extent in the treatment of upper limb dvt and peripheral artery occlusion. PMT combines the direct delivery of "clot...

Compression Stockings Offer Little Benefit After Stroke

...T), a blood clot that can break up and get carried through the bloodstream to the heart and lungs, which is a potentially life-threatening problem. dvt occurred in 10 percent of patients in the compression stockings group and in 10.5 percent of those in the routine care group. The study also found tha...

NCCN Updates Supportive Care Guidelines for VTE

...ase include a recommendation for the use of graduated compression stockings as inpatient prophylaxis, as well as a treatment for patients with central dvt who are tolerating anticoagulation treatment. For patients in high-risk settings (e.g. those receiving highly thrombotic antiangiogenic therapy),...

Video: CRESTOR(R) Reduced Risk of Blood Clots in the Veins

...ditional results of this secondary endpoint analysis of JUPITER showed rosuvastatin 20mg produced a significant 55% (p=0.004) reduction in the risk of dvt and a non-significant 23% reduction in PE (p=0.42). "This is the first time a statin has been shown to reduce the risk of VTE in a randomized, ...

American College of Surgeons recognizes Mayo hospitals for exemplary outcomes

...nition program commends a select group of hospitals for achieving exemplary outcome performances related to patient management in five clinical areas: dvt (deep vein thrombosis, thrombophlebitis and pulmonary embolism); cardiac incidents (cardiac arrest and myocardial infarction); respiratory incidents (...

American College of Surgeons Recognizes Mayo Hospitals for Exemplary Outcomes

...nition program commends a select group of hospitals for achieving exemplary outcome performances related to patient management in five clinical areas: dvt (deep vein thrombosis, thrombophlebitis and pulmonary embolism); cardiac incidents (cardiac arrest and myocardial infarction); respiratory incidents (...

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

...t have made a significant commitment to preventing dvt and its potentially fatal complications. ...the country to share their strategy for preventing dvt and nominate their hospital for the DVTeamCare Hos...h year, hundreds of thousands of Americans develop dvt and pulmonary embolism (PE), underscoring the need...

Thrombosis patients face greater risks than previously believed

... a frequent complication in hospitalized patients. dvt is a potentially serious condition that can lead t...d calls to action to reduce the number of cases of dvt in high risk groups, in part by improving the adop...beyond the well-known risks of pulmonary embolism, dvt patients also face postthrombotic syndrome (PTS), ...

Ultrasound Can Help Break Up DVTs

...o an Emory University School of Medicine study. dvt refers to a blood clot that forms in a vein deep i...e. Each year, 350,000 to 600,000 Americans develop dvt and at least 100,000 of them die, according to the...irajan and colleagues treated 37 patients (16 with dvt and 21 with in situ arterial thrombosis) with the ...

Innovative Deep Vein Thrombosis Treatment Yields Priceless Payoff

...er parts of the body. By the time his daughter, Kim, was diagnosed with a dvt last fall, Kaplan was well-aware of the latest advances and performance cap... could do to help." Wittenberg immediately scheduled Kim for the AngioJet dvt treatment at John C. Lincoln Deer Valley Hospital, during which he inserted...

Statins Lower Risk of Clots in Cancer Patients

...hromboembolism (VTE) is a condition that includes deep vein thrombosis (DVT) as well as pulmonary embolism, or potentially fatal clots in the lung. dvt is strongly linked to prolonged immobility, such as sitting in a plane for hours, but can strike anyone and, in fact, afflicts some 2 million American...

Statins show promise for blood clot prevention

...ts that the use of statins may be associated with a significant reduction in the occurrence of venous thromboembolism (VTE), a condition that includes dvt and pulmonary embolism, in patients with solid organ tumors, including breast, lung, and colon cancers. "The results of our research are interestin...

Statins Show Promise for Blood Clot Prevention

...ts that the use of statins may be associated with a significant reduction in the occurrence of venous thromboembolism (VTE), a condition that includes dvt and pulmonary embolism, in patients with solid organ tumors, including breast, lung, and colon cancers. "The results of our research are interesting...

Simpler Test May Be Best for Diagnosing Blood Clots in Leg

...lots in the leg -- called deep vein thrombosis, or dvt -- is as effective as a newer, more expensive test...n or duplex ultrasound -- was as good at detecting dvt as the newer, whole-leg, color-coded doppler ultra...rote an accompanying editorial in the journal. dvt is a type of blood clot that forms in veins locate...

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

...recommendations calling for increased awareness of dvt and PE, evidence-based practices for dvt and more research on the causes, prevention and tr...he extended treatment of symptomatic VTE (proximal dvt and/or PE) to reduce the recurrence of VTE in pati...

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

... The Coalition to Prevent dvt Praises OSG in Raising Awareness of Under-recog...on is an Important Step in Raising Awareness About dvt and PE WASHINGTON, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The ... States. The Surgeon General's Call-to-Action on dvt seeks to stimulate action in all sectors of societ...

University Hospitals Case Medical Center recognized by American Heart Association

...a-blockers, ACE inhibitors, aspirin, diuretics and anticoagulants in the hospital, or in the case of stroke, they may receive tPA, antithrombotics and dvt prophylaxis. They also receive alcohol/drug use and thyroid management counseling as well as referrals for cardiac rehabilitation before being dischar...

KV Pharmaceutical Company Reports Fiscal 2009 First Quarter Results

...cebo. The estrogen plus progestin WHI substudy reported increased risk of myocardial infarction, stroke, invasive breast cancer, pulmonary emboli, and dvt in postmenopausal women (50 to 79 years of age) during 5.6 years of treatment with daily oral CE 0.625 mg combined with medroxyprogesterone acetate (M...

National Quality Forum Endorses National Consensus Standards Promoting Accountability and Public Reporting

... endarterectomy* Facility-level Surgery and Anesthesia -- Postoperative dvt or PE -- Protocol for glycemic control with IV insulin implementation -...-- Change in basic mobility* -- Change in daily activities* Stroke -- dvt prophylaxis -- Antithrombotic therapy at discharge -- Atrial fibrillati...

Alexian Brothers Hospital Network Receives American Stroke Association's Get With The Guidelines Gold Performance Achievement Award

...Stroke key measures for 24 or more consecutive months. These include aggressive use of medications like tPA, antithrombotics, anticoagulation therapy, dvt prophylaxis, cholesterol-reducing drugs, and smoking cessation. "The American Stroke Association commends the Alexian Brothers Hospital Network for ...

Rivaroxaban phase III pivotal data presented at EFORT annual meeting

...mation of dangerous blood clots." RECORD4 is part of the RECORD program (REgulation of Coagulation in major Orthopedic surgery reducing the Risk of dvt and PE), which involved more than 12,500 total hip or knee replacement surgery patients, and is the first RECORD trial to evaluate rivaroxaban against...

OmniSonics Medical Technologies Announces First Patient Enrolled in SONIC II REGISTRY

...ffectively. Thrombus (also known as a blood clot) occurs in a number of conditions including deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and acute limb ischemia (ALI). dvt affects approximately 2 million people in the U.S. every year, and acute limb ischemia affects over 250,000 people in the U.S. every year. About Omn...

KV Begins Shipping Evamist(TM) to Wholesalers

...cebo. The estrogen plus progestin WHI substudy reported increased risk of myocardial infarction, stroke, invasive breast cancer, pulmonary emboli, and dvt in postmenopausal women (50 to 79 years of age) during 5.6 years of treatment with daily oral CE 0.625 mg combined with medroxyprogesterone acetate (M...

Damaged veins heal faster with heparin treatment, laboratory study finds

...cells of the vein wall, or endothelium, react to a dvt when the drug is present. First, they studied ...experiment. The mice that received LMWH before the dvt formed had the fastest endothelial repair, followed by those that received LMWH soon after the dvt was induced. The biggest difference was seen at fo...

Register Now for Interventional Radiology Meeting Press Conferences

...: Study on outpatient procedure using heat to destroy lung tumors in nearly 250 patients will be released. Deep Vein Thrombosis--Exciting News for dvt Awareness Month: Significant advance, new standard of care suggested. Data will be presented on more than 500 patients. New Frostbite Treatment: F...

More than Seventy Percent of Top US Hospitals Control Patient Temperature with High-Tech Arctic Sun(TM)

... Automated non-invasive cooling avoids dvt danger; precise control of rewarming key to averting brain damage LOUISVILLE, Colo., March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Led by the nation's to...

Coalition to Prevent Deep-Vein Thrombosis (DVT) Seeks New Icon to Raise Awareness and Increase Dialogue

...e hospital death - - Coalition declares National dvt Screening Day in March - NEW YORK, March 4 /PR...SNewswire/ -- As part of the fifth-annual National dvt Awareness Month, the Coalition to Prevent Deep-Vei...ublic and physicians to engage in a dialogue about dvt and to demonstrate their support by designing sock...

New therapy effectively treats deep vein thrombosis

...onal Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, Md. dvt is a common and serious health problem in which a ...potentially fatal condition. Most patients with dvt are treated solely with anticoagulation therapy (b...ent regimen for DVT. Twenty patients with acute dvt were treated with direct intraclot lacing of the t...

Alexian Brothers Hospital Network Receives American Stroke Association's Get with the Guidelines Silver Achievement Award

...year with the requirements in the GWTG-Stroke program. These include aggressive use of medications like tPA, antithrombotics, anticoagulation therapy, dvt prophylaxis, cholesterol reducing drugs, and smoking cessation. This twelve-month evaluation period is the second in an ongoing self-evaluation by the...

Alexian Brothers Hospital Network Receives American Stroke Association's Get With the Guidelines Achievement Award

...year with the requirements in the GWTG-Stroke program. These include aggressive use of medications like tPA, antithrombotics, anticoagulation therapy, dvt prophylaxis, cholesterol reducing drugs, and smoking cessation. This twelve-month evaluation period is the second in an ongoing self-evaluation by the...

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

...en determined that the optimal duration of OAT for dvt can be tailored according to the presence of resid...t thrombosis. However, in patients with idiopathic dvt who have not demonstrated RVT, the safety of early...hrombotic episode. The study evaluated two groups: dvt patients without RVT who stopped OAT after three m...
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