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A pulmonary embolism is a sudden blockage in a lung artery. The cause is usually a blood clot in the leg called a deep vein thrombosis that breaks loose and travels through the bloodstream to the lung.
Managing low-risk acute care without hospitalization appears to be safe and reduces costs

Managing low-risk acute care without hospitalization appears to be safe and reduces costs

Cesarean-section leaves women more vulnerable to VTE than vaginal delivery

Cesarean-section leaves women more vulnerable to VTE than vaginal delivery

Inhealthcare introduces first self-testing mobile app for warfarin users

Inhealthcare introduces first self-testing mobile app for warfarin users

ACCA annual congress shines lights on managing risk in acute cardiovascular care

ACCA annual congress shines lights on managing risk in acute cardiovascular care

Simple diagnostic algorithm to assess pulmonary embolism risk can help reduce rate of CTPA imaging

Simple diagnostic algorithm to assess pulmonary embolism risk can help reduce rate of CTPA imaging

Early initiation of prophylaxis linked to lower rates of PE and DVT in patients with severe brain injuries

Early initiation of prophylaxis linked to lower rates of PE and DVT in patients with severe brain injuries

European Commission approves extended indication for Amgen's Kyprolis (carfilzomib) for the treatment of relapsed multiple myeloma patients

European Commission approves extended indication for Amgen's Kyprolis (carfilzomib) for the treatment of relapsed multiple myeloma patients

NLCs packed with melatonin could increase effectiveness of tamoxifen drug

NLCs packed with melatonin could increase effectiveness of tamoxifen drug

Reasons for life-threatening blood clots in elite athletes

Reasons for life-threatening blood clots in elite athletes

Micra Transcatheter Pacing System approved to treat heart rhythm disorders

Micra Transcatheter Pacing System approved to treat heart rhythm disorders

Swedish population study helps answer lingering questions about hormone therapy safety

Swedish population study helps answer lingering questions about hormone therapy safety

Vascular events in CML may not be linked to TKI therapy

Vascular events in CML may not be linked to TKI therapy

Study reveals demographic and clinical disparities associated with substernal thyroid goiters

Study reveals demographic and clinical disparities associated with substernal thyroid goiters

Pfizer’s IBRANCE (palbociclib) now approved for use in women with HR+, HER2- metastatic breast cancer

Pfizer’s IBRANCE (palbociclib) now approved for use in women with HR+, HER2- metastatic breast cancer

Argon Medical Devices completes acquisition of three vascular products from Rex Medical

Argon Medical Devices completes acquisition of three vascular products from Rex Medical

MUSC researchers receive PCORI grant to study safety, effectiveness of three blood-thinning drugs

MUSC researchers receive PCORI grant to study safety, effectiveness of three blood-thinning drugs

Study: Preoperative use of blood-thinning drugs associated with decreased risk of blood clots

Study: Preoperative use of blood-thinning drugs associated with decreased risk of blood clots

Lilly, Merck announce another immuno-oncology collaboration

Lilly, Merck announce another immuno-oncology collaboration

XARELTO reduces rates of major bleeding, recurrent blood clots in people with deep vein thrombosis

XARELTO reduces rates of major bleeding, recurrent blood clots in people with deep vein thrombosis

Boston Scientific obtains FDA approval, CE Mark for AngioJet ZelanteDVT catheter to treat DVT

Boston Scientific obtains FDA approval, CE Mark for AngioJet ZelanteDVT catheter to treat DVT