deep-vein thrombosis


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deep-vein thrombosis

n, pl -ses (-siːz)
(Physiology) a blood clot in one of the major veins, usually in the legs or pelvis; can be caused by prolonged sitting in the same position, as on long-haul air flights. Abbreviation: DVT
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We were able to leverage the results of the physician survey that we conducted this year-Venous Interventions: The Rise of Venous Stenting and Aggressive Deep-Vein Thrombosis Treatment-to gather additional insight on how physicians expect their use of the different device-based treatments to change over the forecast period," says Stephanie LaBelle, Manager of the Cardiovascular division at MRG.
Slightly more than one-third of the patients in each group developed a severe leg clot called deep-vein thrombosis during the 8 days after surgery, reports physician Bengt I.
Deep-vein thrombosis, also called "tourist-class syndrome," is the formation of a blood clot in one of the deep veins of the body, usually the leg.
5 mg injection (Arixtra[R]) from Organon, is now available to help prevent blood clots resulting from deep-vein thrombosis (DVT) in individuals who have undergone hip or knee replacement surgery, or surgery for a hip fracture.
Patients taking long-term warfarin therapy for deep-vein thrombosis are about nine times more likely to develop postphlebitic ulcers as are those on long-term low-molecular-weight heparin, Dr.
In the two studies looking at a combined 900 patients with a condition called deep-vein thrombosis, self-injections at home with the newer form of the drug heparin - a blood thinner - were just as safe and effective as intravenous administration with the older form of the drug in the hospital, Dutch and Canadian researchers reported in the New England Journal of Medicine.
15 /PRNewswire/ -- The Coalition to Prevent Deep-Vein Thrombosis (DVT) announced its support today for the U.
At doses of 100, 125, and 150 mg/day, the new compound prevented major deep-vein thrombosis about as well as enoxaparin did.
The results of four Phase III clinical trials show that the pentasaccharide Org31540/SR90107A provides a superior benefit over a low molecular weight heparin (comparator) in preventing deep-vein thrombosis (DVT) in major orthopedic surgery patients, with an overall relative risk reduction of 50% and a similar safety profile.
com announces its support for Deep-Vein Thrombosis (DVT) Awareness Month, a public health campaign aimed at raising awareness of this commonly occurring medical condition and its potentially fatal complication, pulmonary embolism (PE).
The company is also developing drugs for antibody-mediated stroke, heart attack, and deep-vein thrombosis, for xenotransplantation, and for other antibody-mediated diseases.