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Postings on Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)

Postings for Patients & Caregivers Date Posted
How Should We Prevent Blood Clots Following Arthroscopic Knee Surgery? Cynthia’s Story and a Limited Discussion of the Literature November, 2017
World Thrombosis Day - Oct. 13, 2017 October, 2017
An Update on Testosterone Supplementation and Venous Thrombosis by Charles J. Glueck, M.D. April, 2017
Looking for Patients in New York City Area for a Nov. 29, 2016 Survey Research Project. November, 2016
Calf Flexors For Long Periods of Sitting July, 2015
The American Society of Hematology Is Looking for DVT Patients July, 2015
A Fib and DVT Patient Information Resources from the Alliance for Aging Research February, 2015
Post Thrombotic Syndrome Study February, 2015
Testosterone Supplements and Blood Clots; an Invitation to Participate in a Research Project December, 2014
Help Gather Information on Venous Thrombosis in Athletes? December, 2014
Osteonecrosis, DVT/PE, or Central Retinal Vein Thrombosis in Women after Receiving Testosterone August, 2013
DVT Blood Clots Awareness Video March, 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
DVT & PE Support Groups: NATF Works to Establish a National Network June, 2011
Venous thrombosis appears to double or triple with use of drospirenone-co June, 2011
Researchers Looking for Genes that may Increase Blood Clot Risk December, 2010
SCDs Prevent DVT: Fun & Informative Video November, 2010
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
ATryn Available for Patients with Hereditary Antithrombin Deficiency, a R July, 2009
Blood Clots - DVT & PE Facts Slide Show July, 2009
DVT & PE Never Events: Potential Problems Created by Medicare Decision to April, 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
DVT & PE due to hip/knee surgery: Medicare to deny reimbursement in inter September, 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
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
FAQs About Warfarin (brand name Coumadin) December, 2006
What is the d-Dimer test? August, 2006
Understanding Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) June, 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
How Should We Prevent Blood Clots Following Arthroscopic Knee Surgery? Cynthia’s Story and a Limited Discussion of the Literature November, 2017
World Thrombosis Day - Oct. 13, 2017 October, 2017
An Update on Testosterone Supplementation and Venous Thrombosis by Charles J. Glueck, M.D. April, 2017
Looking for Patients in New York City Area for a Nov. 29, 2016 Survey Research Project. November, 2016
Calf Flexors For Long Periods of Sitting July, 2015
The American Society of Hematology Is Looking for DVT Patients July, 2015
A Fib and DVT Patient Information Resources from the Alliance for Aging Research February, 2015
Post Thrombotic Syndrome Study February, 2015
Testosterone Supplements and Blood Clots; an Invitation to Participate in a Research Project December, 2014
Help Gather Information on Venous Thrombosis in Athletes? December, 2014
Testosterone Supplementation and the Risk of Venous Thrombosis and Osteonecrosis March, 2014
Osteonecrosis, DVT/PE, or Central Retinal Vein Thrombosis in Women after Receiving Testosterone August, 2013
DVT Blood Clots Awareness Video March, 2013
Rivaroxaban (and similar agents) for extended prophylaxis of venous thrombosis in high risk medical patients – equal efficacy but increased bleeding March, 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
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
Rivaroxaban vs a Vitamin K antagonist (EINSTEIN-DVT trial) July, 2011
DVT & PE Support Groups: NATF Works to Establish a National Network June, 2011
Venous thrombosis appears to double or triple with use of drospirenone-co June, 2011
Researchers Looking for Genes that may Increase Blood Clot Risk December, 2010
SCDs Prevent DVT: Fun & Informative Video November, 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
ATryn Available for Patients with Hereditary Antithrombin Deficiency, a R July, 2009
Blood Clots - DVT & PE Facts Slide Show July, 2009
Statins (a commonly used type of cholesterol lowering medication) reduce June, 2009
Approximately 25% of Hospitalizations for COPD Exacerbations May Involve April, 2009
DVT & PE Never Events: Potential Problems Created by Medicare Decision to April, 2009
Preventing Hospital-Acquired Venous Thromboembolism - AHRQ Guide November, 2008
LMWH Better than GCS for Preventing VTE in Knee Arthroscopy September, 2008
DVT & PE due to hip/knee surgery: Medicare to deny reimbursement in inter September, 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
Upper Extremity Deep Vein Thrombosis: More Questions than Answers January, 2008
Fondaparinux and Intermittent Pneumatic Compression Superior to Intermitt January, 2008
Can we rely upon venous ultrasonography to detect DVT? January, 2008
Heart attack and stroke risks are increased in those with deep vein throm January, 2008
Do Pediatric Trauma (and Non-cardiac Surgery) Patients Need Venous Thromb January, 2008
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 we shorten treatment of DVT and PE to 3 months? Not yet. April, 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
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
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
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
More Evidence that Low Molecular Weight Heparin Improves Mortality in Can May, 2005
What Happened to Ximelagatran? March, 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
DVTs Eliminated in Total Hip or Knee Replacement 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
New Supplement Devoted to Factor Xa Inhibitors (fondaparinux) August, 2004
Treatment of Deep Vein Thrombosis August, 2004
DVT Post-thrombotic Syndrome Reduced by 50% August, 2004
New Data on Treatment Duration for Provoked DVT April, 2004
Failure to use prophylaxis found in more than half of hospitalized patien February, 2004

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