Tag: embolism

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...

PFO Closure Beneficial in Stroke Patients With Thrombophilia

Thrombophilic patients who have had an ischemic stroke and have a patent foramen ovale (PFO) benefit from having the PFO closed, a new study suggests....

Rivaroxaban Rivals Warfarin in AF, Mitral Bioprosthesis

The direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) took cardiology by storm a decade ago when trials showed they were at least as safe and effective as warfarin...

‘Cautious’ DOAC Underdosing in AF May Push Mortality Higher

The risk for death goes up for patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) who are put on direct oral anticoagulants (DOAC) at dosages other than those...

Mini-Dose Edoxaban May Safely Cut AF Stroke Risk in Very Elderly

An ultra-low dose of direct oral anticoagulant (DOAC) may safely cut the risk for stroke in very elderly patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) whose bleeding...

Obesity Ups Odds for Lung Clots in COVID Patients

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, May 19, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Obesity makes COVID-19 worse and may lead to deadly blood...