Search Tag: DVT

ICU Management

Canadian Guidelines on DVT Released

2015 01 Oct

A panel of experts (InterEPID) has released a new Canadian guideline for the diagnosis and management of blood clots, specifically iliofemoral deep vein thrombosis (DVT), in the groin and thigh. The guideline, published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal), was developed by a team of haematologists, vascular surgeons, interventional radiologists,... Read more

ICU Management

Higher VTE Risk in Lung Cancer Surgery Patients

2015 06 May

Lung cancer surgery patients are at greater risk of developing venous thromboembolism (VTE), including deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE), than previously thought, with elevated risks of complications or death. These findings are based on three separate studies that examined the problem of VTE after surgery for lung cancer, indicating... Read more

Cardiology Management

Treatment Options for Deep Vein Thrombosis

2014 26 Jul

A recent study by Temple University School of Medicine researchers reviewed more than 90,000 cases nationwide to figure out the best way to treat deep vein thrombosis (DVT). The study was directed by Riyaz Bashir, MD, a specialist in interventional cardiology and vascular disease at Temple Heart & Vascular study and isn published in JAMA Internal Medicine. DVT... Read more

ICU Management

CLOTS 3 Study Delivers Lifesaving Results Using Covidien’s Blood Clot Prevention Technology

2013 20 Jun

An independent study conducted by the University of Edinburgh has successfully demonstrated the effectiveness of Covidien's Kendall SCD(TM) system with Vascular Refill Detection Technology on immobile stroke patients. (Photo: Business Wire) Study Shows Sequential Compression Sleeves Reduce DVT Events in Immobile Stroke PatientsCovidien, a leading... Read more

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