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Study examines computed tomographic pulmonary angiography for diagnosing blood clots in the lung

Study examines computed tomographic pulmonary angiography for diagnosing blood clots in the lung

HHS releases new tools with aim to make health care safer

HHS releases new tools with aim to make health care safer

New studies add weight to link between pre-eclampsia and heart disease

New studies add weight to link between pre-eclampsia and heart disease

Phase 3 study on novel oral direct thrombin inhibitor

Phase 3 study on novel oral direct thrombin inhibitor

Jump in cancer-related clots

Jump in cancer-related clots

Studies assess blood clot prevalence outside hospital prevention in hospital

Studies assess blood clot prevalence outside hospital prevention in hospital

Venous thromboembolism in the U.S.

Venous thromboembolism in the U.S.

Four hours in ecomony class doubles the risk for deep vein thrombosis

Four hours in ecomony class doubles the risk for deep vein thrombosis

Venous thromboembolis accounts for 10% of all hospital deaths

Venous thromboembolis accounts for 10% of all hospital deaths

Merits and risks of postmenopausal hormone therapy

Merits and risks of postmenopausal hormone therapy

FDA approves new indication for FRAGMIN for the extended treatment of symptomatic venous thromboembolism

FDA approves new indication for FRAGMIN for the extended treatment of symptomatic venous thromboembolism

Ban called for on newer birth control pills

Ban called for on newer birth control pills

Sticking to clinical guidelines decreases deep vein thrombosis in elderly

Sticking to clinical guidelines decreases deep vein thrombosis in elderly

No link between low air-pressure on long-haul flights and DVT

No link between low air-pressure on long-haul flights and DVT

DVT and long haul flights - air pressure and oxygen levels not the culprits

DVT and long haul flights - air pressure and oxygen levels not the culprits

Estrogen therapy may increase the risk of venous thrombosis

Estrogen therapy may increase the risk of venous thrombosis

Ximelagatran effective for preventing blood clots and stroke

Ximelagatran effective for preventing blood clots and stroke

New insight into anticoagulation therapies

New insight into anticoagulation therapies

Guidelines introduce novel therapies for the prevention and treatment of thrombosis

Guidelines introduce novel therapies for the prevention and treatment of thrombosis

Catheter delivered devices may be just as effective as drug therapy in treating strokes of unidentified origin

Catheter delivered devices may be just as effective as drug therapy in treating strokes of unidentified origin