Prothrombotic autoantibodies, similar to those with antiphospholipid syndrome, appear to be elevated in hospitalized patients with COVID-19.
The use of Ikari-curve left guiding catheters during balloon pulmonary angioplasty was found to allow access to branches not accessible with conventional guiding catheters.
Pulmonary vein sign was found to be easy to detect and to have higher sensitivity and specificity in chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension compared with acute pulmonary embolism.
In a new study, researchers reported on the frequency of VTE among more than 6000 patients who tested positive for infection with SARS-CoV-2.
New research has not found RBC transfusion to be an independent risk factor for venous or arterial thrombosis in hospitalized patients.
There might be notable variations among hematology, oncology, and bone marrow transplant practitioners when treating thrombotic events in children with leukemia.
Despite existing guidelines, patients with first-time acute DVT or PE were administered unfractionated heparin more frequently than LMWH.
Patients with sickle cell disease may have an increased risk for venous thromboembolic events, especially pulmonary embolism, following surgical splenectomy.
Study results suggest that TEG and turbidimetry measure clot formation in separate ways and should be used synergistically.
Researchers reported a safe and effective treatment strategy to prevent clot progression in neonates and children with catheter-related arterial thrombosis.