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Intermediate-Risk Pulmonary Emboli: Catheter-Directed vs Systemic Thrombolysis

Intermediate-Risk Pulmonary Emboli: Catheter-Directed vs Systemic Thrombolysis

Catheter-directed thrombolysis vs systemic thrombolysis strategies show different risk outcomes for patients with intermediate-risk pulmonary embolism.

Pediatric Pulmonary Embolism: 9 Predictors Identified

Pediatric Pulmonary Embolism: 9 Predictors Identified

Several clinical predictors of pediatric pulmonary embolism have been identified.

Antithrombotic Therapy for Atrial Fibrillation and Valvular Heart Disease: New Joint Consensus Statement

Antithrombotic Therapy for Atrial Fibrillation and Valvular Heart Disease: New Joint Consensus Statement

A new consensus statement provides updated guidelines for antithrombotic therapy in patients with atrial fibrillation associated with valvular heart disease.

Venous Thromboembolism Risk Linked to Lengthy Television Watching

Venous Thromboembolism Risk Linked to Lengthy Television Watching

Watching television frequently is independently associated with an increased risk for venous thromboembolism.

Vessel Sizing Optimization in BVS Implantation

Vessel Sizing Optimization in BVS Implantation

Researchers analyzed 3-year outcomes in patients implanted with bioresorbable vascular scaffolds for the treatment of coronary lesions.

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.

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