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No Difference in Short-Term Outcomes in Saddle vs Nonsaddle Pulmonary Embolism

No Difference in Short-Term Outcomes in Saddle vs Nonsaddle Pulmonary Embolism

Patients with saddle and nonsaddle pulmonary embolism have similar short-term outcomes, despite more serious symptoms being present in saddle pulmonary embolism.

Venous Thromboembolism Risk in Patients Vaccinated for Influenza

Venous Thromboembolism Risk in Patients Vaccinated for Influenza

Venous thromboembolism risk does not increase with administration of the influenza vaccine in patients aged 50 years or older.

Hypercoagulability in Sleep Apnea Can Increase Risk for CV Complications

Hypercoagulability in Sleep Apnea Can Increase Risk for CV Complications

People with obstructive sleep apnea could have a higher risk for hypercoagulability.

Intraocular Bleeding Risk Reduced With NOACS Compared With Warfarin

Intraocular Bleeding Risk Reduced With NOACS Compared With Warfarin

Novel oral anticoagulants lead to a one-fifth reduction in the risk of intraocular bleeding, compared with warfarin in patients with atrial fibrillation or venous thromboembolism.

Preventing Venous Thromboembolism After Hip, Knee Arthoplasty: Comparing Anticoagulant Efficacy

Preventing Venous Thromboembolism After Hip, Knee Arthoplasty: Comparing Anticoagulant Efficacy

Fondaparinux and rivaroxaban have higher efficacy of reducing venous thromboembolism after total hip or knee arthroplasty, but also an increased risk of major bleeding.

CV Events Reduced in SLE With Aspirin and Hydroxychloroquine

CV Events Reduced in SLE With Aspirin and Hydroxychloroquine

Hydroxychloroquine in combination with low-dose asprin was protective against thrombosis in SLE.

Venous Thromboembolism Reduced in Orthopedic Surgery With Rivaroxaban

Venous Thromboembolism Reduced in Orthopedic Surgery With Rivaroxaban

Patients who received 10 mg of rivaroxaban daily had decreased the rate of venous thromboembolism by 33%.

Effect of Obesity Paradox on Venous Thromboembolism Risk in Atrial Fib

Effect of Obesity Paradox on Venous Thromboembolism Risk in Atrial Fib

A meta-analysis was conducted to examine concerns surrounding direct oral anticoagulant therapy in patients with extreme high or low body weight.

Right Upper Extremity Deep Vein Thrombosis: A Case Study

Right Upper Extremity Deep Vein Thrombosis: A Case Study

A case study of a patient presented to the emergency room for right upper extremity deep vein thrombosis after rib resection and subclavian vein stent placement 15 years ago.

Venous Thromboembolism and Sepsis Risks Increase With Short-Term Oral Corticosteriods

Venous Thromboembolism and Sepsis Risks Increase With Short-Term Oral Corticosteriods

An increased risk of sepsis, venous thromboembolism and fracture was linked to short term use of oral corticosteroids.

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