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Deep Venous Thrombosis

Jul 1, 2005 Issue
Low-Molecular-Weight Heparin for Initial Treatment of Venous Thromboembolism [Cochrane for Clinicians]

LMWH is safer and more effective than unfractionated heparin for initial treatment of venous thromboembolism.


Jun 15, 2004 Issue
DVT and Pulmonary Embolism: Part I. Diagnosis [Article]

The incidence of venous thromboembolic diseases is increasing as the U.S. population ages. At least one established risk factor is present in approximately 75 percent of patients who develop these diseases. Hospitalized patients and nursing home residents account for one half of all cases of deep ve...


Jun 15, 2004 Issue
DVT and Pulmonary Embolism: Part II. Treatment and Prevention [Article]

Treatment goals for deep venous thrombosis include stopping clot propagation and preventing the recurrence of thrombus, the occurrence of pulmonary embolism, and the development of pulmonary hypertension, which can be a complication of multiple recurrent pulmonary emboli. About 30 percent of patient...


Jan 1, 2004 Issue
Thromboembolism [Clinical Evidence Handbook]

What are the effects of treatments for proximal deep venous thrombosis? What are the effects of treatments for isolated calf venous thrombosis? What are the effects of treatments for pulmonary embolism? What are the effects of computerized decision support on oral anticoagulation management?


Aug 1, 2002 Issue
Thromboembolism [Clinical Evidence Handbook]

What are the effects of treatments for proximal deep venous thrombosis? What are the effects of treatments for isolated calf vein thrombosis? What are the effects of treatments for pulmonary embolism? What are the effects of computerized decision support on oral anticoagulation management?


Mar 15, 2002 Issue
Is Thrombolytic Therapy Effective For Pulmonary Embolism? [Article]

Pulmonary embolism is a disorder that is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. Right-sided heart failure and recurrent pulmonary embolism are the main causes of death associated with pulmonary embolism in the first two weeks after the embolic event. Thrombolysis is a potentially lifes...


Jun 1, 2001 Issue
ACOG Practice Bulletin on Preventing Deep Venous Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism [Practice Guidelines]

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has developed a practice bulletin on the prevention of deep venous thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE).


Feb 15, 2000 Issue
American Thoracic Society Develops Guidelines on Diagnosis of Venous Thromboembolism [Practice Guidelines]

The American Thoracic Society (ATS) has developed guidelines for the diagnosis of acute venous thromboembolism. The guidelines cover the diagnostic approach to acute deep venous thrombosis and to acute pulmonary embolism.


Nov 1, 1999 Issue
Controversies in Pulmonary Embolism and Deep Venous Thrombosis [Article]

The diagnosis of venous thromboembolic disease, and pulmonary embolism in particular, remains problematic. Physicians should strongly consider empiric anticoagulation if the best available diagnostic tests are inconclusive, because treatment is usually safe and successful. Twice-daily subcutaneous l...


Mar 15, 1999 Issue
Low-Molecular Weight Heparin in Preventing and Treating DVT [Article]

Low-molecular-weight heparin is a relatively recent addition to the list of therapies for prophylaxis and treatment of deep venous thrombosis (DVT). As a prophylactic, low-molecular-weight heparin is as effective as standard heparin or warfarin and does not require monitoring of the activated partia...


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