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Postings on Blood Clots

Postings for Patients & Caregivers Date Posted
DVT Blood Clots Awareness Video March, 2013
Dabigatran (Pradaxa) Should NOT be used in Mechanical Heart Valve Patients January, 2013
Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism Brochure from Clot Connect January, 2013
May-Thurner Syndrome (MTS) Overview (Iliac Vein Compression Syndrome) July, 2012
DVT & PE: What Patients Need to Know - A Video Series on Blood Clots from July, 2012
FDA Approves rivaroxaban (Xarelto) for DVT/PE prevention with knee and hi December, 2011
Venous thrombosis appears to double or triple with use of drospirenone-co June, 2011
Dabigatran Demystified: What Warfarin Patients Should Know About this New May, 2011
VTE & IBD: Study Quantifies Risk of Venous Thromboembolism During Flares March, 2010
A Patient Story: Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) - A Silent Killer March, 2010
Video - Deadly Blood Clots: The Dangers of Venous Thromboembolism August, 2009
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) & Pulmonary Embolism (PE) Video August, 2009
Blood Clots - DVT & PE Facts Slide Show July, 2009
Blood Clots in the Lung (Pulmonary Embolism - PE) at 28 Years Old: Bonnie December, 2008
Your Guide to Preventing and Treating Blood Clots November, 2008
Cassie Sheffield & Noah Caiden Brown: A baby taken from his mother by blo June, 2008
Mickey's Story - DVT & Leukemia April, 2008
Mitzi Silliman - A Life Cut Short by Pulmonary Embolism April, 2008
Birth Control Patch & Blood Clot Risk: FDA Approves Update to Label on Bi February, 2008
Pulmonary Embolism: Diagnosis of PE Reviewed and Updated February, 2008
What is the association between lipoprotein a [Lp(a)] and venous thrombos July, 2007
Blood Clots & Travel: World Health Organization (WHO) Report on Travel an July, 2007
Diet & Deep Vein Thrombosis - More fish, fruits, & veggies = lower DVT ri June, 2007
Should 3rd Generation Birth Control Pills be Banned? - Opposition to a Pe March, 2007
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) Patient Story: An Interview with Mark Hackley March, 2007
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) & Pulmonary Embolism (PE) Chat Transcript March, 2007
The Story of My Mom, Carol B. - A Life Cut Short by Pulmonary Embolism (P March, 2007
Clotting Disorders Presentation by Stephan Moll, MD February, 2007
Tell a Friend About Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) February, 2007
Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolus Estimates are Substantially Hi February, 2007
New National Performance Measures Issue Mandate to Reduce Incidence of De February, 2007
DVT (Deep Vein Thrombosis) Awareness Month: DVT Awareness by Design February, 2007
The Pulmonary Embolism Support Group - Support for Individuals with DVT o January, 2007
Where can I find a support group or meet others who have had a DVT, PE, o January, 2007
Can - or should - the blood clot(s) in my leg(s) be removed surgically? January, 2007
FAQs About Warfarin (brand name Coumadin) December, 2006
What is the d-Dimer test? August, 2006
Understanding Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) June, 2006
New Guidelines to Reduce DVT Risk in Cancer Patients April, 2006
DVT Awareness Month Reviewed April, 2006
David Bloom's DVT Story: An Interview with Melanie Bloom March, 2006
Cedric Bills' DVT Story March, 2006
Help Make History at the DVT Coalition Kick-off Event February, 2006
AstraZeneca Decides to Withdraw Exanta February, 2006
I am taking warfarin (brand name Coumadin) for a blood clot in my leg (DV February, 2006
What are graduated compression stockings, where do I get them, and how do February, 2006
Where can I find an anticoagulation expert near my home or office? October, 2005
Will the blood clot in my leg go away now that I am on medication for it? October, 2005
Largest study yet confirms benefits of clinical pharmacy managed anticoag June, 2005
About DVT Awareness Month March, 2005
Understanding the PT-INR Test January, 2004
Cancer and Deep Vein Thrombosis

Postings for Healthcare Providers Date Posted
DVT Blood Clots Awareness Video March, 2013
Acute Stroke Guidelines promote organized systems of care, intravenous fibrinolysis & caution with new anticoagulants and endovascular interventions March, 2013
Rivaroxaban (and similar agents) for extended prophylaxis of venous thrombosis in high risk medical patients – equal efficacy but increased bleeding March, 2013
Dabigatran (Pradaxa) Should NOT be used in Mechanical Heart Valve Patients January, 2013
Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism Brochure from Clot Connect January, 2013
Aspirin, Apixaban, or Warfarin for Extended Treatment of Venous Thrombosis? January, 2013
Novel Anticoagulants Should not Replace Warfarin; Head-to-Head Trial Needed September, 2012
May-Thurner Syndrome (MTS) Overview (Iliac Vein Compression Syndrome) July, 2012
Exogenous Testosterone + Factor V Leiden = Increased Risk of Thrombosis? February, 2012
New Chest Guidelines Available Now February, 2012
Apixaban in VTE prevention in knee surgery compared to enoxaparin – Confl December, 2011
FDA Approves rivaroxaban (Xarelto) for DVT/PE prevention with knee and hi December, 2011
Rivaroxaban vs a Vitamin K antagonist (EINSTEIN-DVT trial) July, 2011
A clinical perspective (and CME) on intravenous thrombolytic therapy for June, 2011
Venous thrombosis appears to double or triple with use of drospirenone-co June, 2011
Do the blood vessels in our brain "spit out" clots? September, 2010
Factor V Leiden and/or Prothrombin G20210A mutation: Impact on initial & June, 2010
VTE & IBD: Study Quantifies Risk of Venous Thromboembolism During Flares March, 2010
Subcutaneous Direct Thrombin Inhibitor (Desirudin) Approved for Preventio March, 2010
Video: Current and Emerging Trends in DVT Prophylaxis October, 2009
Video - Deadly Blood Clots: The Dangers of Venous Thromboembolism August, 2009
Blood Clots - DVT & PE Facts Slide Show July, 2009
Reduction in cardiovascular events with Rosuvastatin correlates with hsCR June, 2009
Does Warfarin Prevent Catheter-related Thrombosis in Cancer Patients? Yes June, 2009
ATRIA Study: Reduced Renal Function and Proteinuria Are Associated with a April, 2009
Approximately 25% of Hospitalizations for COPD Exacerbations May Involve April, 2009
Preventing Hospital-Acquired Venous Thromboembolism - AHRQ Guide November, 2008
Pulmonary Embolism – a thorough update by a top expert in the field March, 2008
Birth Control Patch & Blood Clot Risk: FDA Approves Update to Label on Bi February, 2008
Pulmonary Embolism: Diagnosis of PE Reviewed and Updated February, 2008
Upper Extremity Deep Vein Thrombosis: More Questions than Answers January, 2008
Can we rely upon venous ultrasonography to detect DVT? January, 2008
Could thromboembolism be considered an extra intestinal manifestation of January, 2008
Heart attack and stroke risks are increased in those with deep vein throm January, 2008
Data find 12 million hospitalized patients at risk of venous thrombosis ( January, 2008
What is the association between lipoprotein a [Lp(a)] and venous thrombos July, 2007
Blood Clots & Travel: World Health Organization (WHO) Report on Travel an July, 2007
Diet & Deep Vein Thrombosis - More fish, fruits, & veggies = lower DVT ri June, 2007
Should 3rd Generation Birth Control Pills be Banned? - Opposition to a Pe March, 2007
Tell a Friend About Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) February, 2007
Science Advisory Advocates Dual Antiplatelet Therapy with Aspirin and Thi February, 2007
Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolus Estimates are Substantially Hi February, 2007
New National Performance Measures Issue Mandate to Reduce Incidence of De February, 2007
DVT (Deep Vein Thrombosis) Awareness Month: DVT Awareness by Design February, 2007
The Pulmonary Embolism Support Group - Support for Individuals with DVT o January, 2007
Can - or should - the blood clot(s) in my leg(s) be removed surgically? January, 2007
d-Dimer Found Useful in Decision to Continue Anticoagulation Following Fi December, 2006
Weight-based, fixed-dose, unmonitored subcutaneous UFH administered twice August, 2006
Update on Treatment and Prevention of Pulmonary Embolism August, 2006
Is it safe to omit additional tests is d-Dimer is negative? August, 2006
Review on Chronic Venous Disease and Post-thrombotic Syndrome August, 2006
Diagnosis, risk-stratification, and management of patients with antiphosp July, 2006
Homocysteine Lowering Therapy in Vascular Disease - No Reduction in Recur May, 2006
Air travel activates clotting more than immobilization alone, especially April, 2006
New Guidelines to Reduce DVT Risk in Cancer Patients April, 2006
DVT Awareness Month Reviewed April, 2006
Help Make History at the DVT Coalition Kick-off Event February, 2006
AstraZeneca Decides to Withdraw Exanta February, 2006
Poor Early Anticoagulation Control Associated with Near 3-fold Increase i January, 2006
New Data Fuels Continued Controversy About Anti-Phospholipid Antibody (AP November, 2005
Where can I find an anticoagulation expert near my home or office? October, 2005
"Mini Strokes" with Maximum Impact August, 2005
Spiral CT Angiography for Acute PE: Where Do We Stand? March, 2005
About DVT Awareness Month March, 2005
D-Dimer Testing to Exclude Recurrent DVT January, 2005
Is It Safe to Withhold Anticoagulation if Ultrasound is Negative? October, 2004
Pulmonary Hypertension After PE More Common Than Previously Thought October, 2004
Pulmonary Embolism Following Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Surgery October, 2004
New Information to Identify Those at Risk for Upper Extremity DVT September, 2004
Study and Editorial Address Three-Fold Greater Recurrence of DVT in Men September, 2004
Exanta not Recommended by FDA Advisory Panel, Causes M.I.s? September, 2004
Emerging data in VTE Prevention for the Acutely Ill Medical Patients September, 2004
Treatment of Deep Vein Thrombosis August, 2004
Leading Authority Reviews Advances in Pulmonary Embolism Diagnosis and Tr April, 2004

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