Tag: deep venous thrombosis (dvt)

Early Heparin Treatment Linked to Lower COVID-19 Mortality

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Early treatment with low-molecular-weight heparin (LMWH) reduces the risk for death...

Thrombosis With Thrombocytopenia After mRNA COVID-19 Vaccine

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. What is believed to be the first case of thrombosis with...

Clopidogrel Bests Ticagrelor for Elective PCI

Ticagrelor failed to unseat clopidogrel as the guideline-recommended P2Y12 inhibitor of choice in patients undergoing elective percutaneous coronary intervention for stable CAD in the randomized...

Thromboembolic Events High Despite Prophylaxis

Major thromboembolic complications and adverse cardiovascular events occurred with high frequency in patients with COVID-19, especially in the intensive care setting, despite a high use...

Clinical Factors and Treatment Tied to COVID-19 Mortality

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Mortality in patients with COVID-19 and cancer is associated with general...

Colchicine Promising in COVID-19 Treatment?

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Colchicine, an anti-inflammatory drug used to treat gout and rheumatic disease,...

Edoxaban Noninferior to Warfarin After Valve Surgery?

The first randomized trial comparing a direct oral anticoagulant (DOAC) with warfarin after surgical bioprosthetic valve replacement has suggested noninferiority of edoxaban (Savaysa, Daiichi Sankyo)...