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Postings on Thromboembolism

Postings for Patients & Caregivers Date Posted
Calf Flexors For Long Periods of Sitting July, 2015
The American Society of Hematology Is Looking for DVT Patients July, 2015
New International Survey Reveals Lack of Awareness of Venous Thrombosis and Preventive Measures June, 2015
A Fib and DVT Patient Information Resources from the Alliance for Aging Research 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
Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension Day November, 2014
Osteonecrosis, DVT/PE, or Central Retinal Vein Thrombosis in Women after Receiving Testosterone August, 2013
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
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
FDA approves Pradaxa (dabigatran) to prevent stroke in people with atrial October, 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
Blood Clots in the Lung (Pulmonary Embolism - PE) at 28 Years Old: Bonnie December, 2008
DVT & PE due to hip/knee surgery: Medicare to deny reimbursement in inter September, 2008
Mickey's Story - DVT & Leukemia 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
Blood Clots & Travel: World Health Organization (WHO) Report on Travel an July, 2007
Should 3rd Generation Birth Control Pills be Banned? - Petition to Ban 3r March, 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
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
Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolus Estimates are Substantially Hi 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
What is the d-Dimer test? August, 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
Help Make History at the DVT Coalition Kick-off Event 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
Will the blood clot in my leg go away now that I am on medication for it? October, 2005
Where can I find an anticoagulation expert near my home or office? October, 2005
Largest study yet confirms benefits of clinical pharmacy managed anticoag June, 2005
Self-Management of Oral Anticoagulation March, 2005
About DVT Awareness Month March, 2005
FDA Rejects Ximelagatran (brand name Exanta) October, 2004

Postings for Healthcare Providers Date Posted
Calf Flexors For Long Periods of Sitting July, 2015
The American Society of Hematology Is Looking for DVT Patients July, 2015
New International Survey Reveals Lack of Awareness of Venous Thrombosis and Preventive Measures June, 2015
A Fib and DVT Patient Information Resources from the Alliance for Aging Research 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
Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension Day November, 2014
Silver Book: Atrial Fibrillation Fact Sheet August, 2013
Osteonecrosis, DVT/PE, or Central Retinal Vein Thrombosis in Women after Receiving Testosterone August, 2013
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
Rivaroxaban approved for stroke prevention in non-valvular atrial fibrill February, 2012
New Chest Guidelines Available Now February, 2012
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
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
FDA approves Pradaxa (dabigatran) to prevent stroke in people with atrial October, 2010
Warfarin Better than Dabigatran and Vice Versa in Some Patients with Atri October, 2010
FDA Recommends Dabigatran Approval: Agree with no ASA, still skeptical on October, 2010
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
Medication Errors in Cardiovascular & Stroke Patients June, 2010
VTE & IBD: Study Quantifies Risk of Venous Thromboembolism During Flares March, 2010
Dabigatran vs. Warfarin in Atrial Fibrillation; Reluctant to Rely on RE-L March, 2010
New study and accompanying editorial suggest that warfarin may be indicat January, 2010
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
Does Warfarin Prevent Catheter-related Thrombosis in Cancer Patients? Yes June, 2009
What is the Real Scoop on Aspirin + Clopidogrel in Atrial Fibrillation? May, 2009
Risk of Stroke, Pulmonary Embolism, and Deep Vein Thrombosis Increased in May, 2009
ATRIA Study: Reduced Renal Function and Proteinuria Are Associated with a April, 2009
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
Pulmonary Embolism: Diagnosis of PE Reviewed and Updated 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
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
Do Pediatric Trauma (and Non-cardiac Surgery) Patients Need Venous Thromb January, 2008
Warfarin more effective and at least as safe as low dose aspirin in elder September, 2007
Blood Clots & Travel: World Health Organization (WHO) Report on Travel an July, 2007
Ranibizumab (brand name Lucentis) associated with an increased incidence April, 2007
Should 3rd Generation Birth Control Pills be Banned? - Petition to Ban 3r March, 2007
Should 3rd Generation Birth Control Pills be Banned? - Opposition to a Pe March, 2007
Can better INR control be achieved, and if so, how will new anticoagulant March, 2007
Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolus Estimates are Substantially Hi 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
Atrial fibrillation (AF) more than twice as prevalent as thought - and it 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
Clopidogrel plus aspirin possibly harmful in a broad population with card June, 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
Major Bleeding Events Lead to Under Use of Anticoagulation in Atrial Fibr 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
Aspirin Discontinuation Perioperatively Increases Cardiovascular Events June, 2005
What Happened to Ximelagatran? March, 2005
Self-Management of Oral Anticoagulation 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
Should Rofecoxib (Vioxx) Have Been Withdrawn Years Ago? November, 2004
Can Protected Carotid Artery Stenting Replace Surgical Endarterectomy? November, 2004
Is It Safe to Withhold Anticoagulation if Ultrasound is Negative? October, 2004
FDA Rejects Ximelagatran (brand name Exanta) 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
Unfractionated Heparin May Counteract Aspirin's Effect in Carotid Endarte September, 2004
Emerging data in VTE Prevention for the Acutely Ill Medical Patients September, 2004
Cancer and Thromboembolism

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