Search Tag: anticoagulants

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

Cardiology Management

Consensus Paper on Patient Preferences for Arrhythmias Management

2015 25 Jun

A unique consensus paper on patient preferences for arrhythmias management was presented at EHRA EUROPACE – CARDIOSTIM 2015 and published in EP Europace. “Patients live with the consequences of treatments so it’s reasonable that they should have some say.” The document was produced by the European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA), a registered branch... Read more

Cardiology Management

Fondaparinux Versus Heparin: Lower Risk of Bleeding and Death

2015 17 Feb

According to a study published in JAMA, patients who receive fondaparinux after a certain type of heart attack had a lower risk of major bleeding events and death in the hospital and after six months as compared to patients who received low molecular weight heparin (LMWH). Both groups of patients had similar rates of subsequent heart attack or stroke.... Read more

Cardiology Management

Venous Thromboembolism Treatments Compared

2014 16 Sep

According to a study published in JAMA, there is no significant difference in the clinical and safety outcomes associated with most treatment strategies for venous thromboembolism, a common medical condition manifested as deep vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolism. Venous thromboembolism is the third leading cause of cardiovascular death. There... Read more

Endorsed Companies