Tag: deep vein thrombosis

Systematic review finds high risk of deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary...

In a systematic review of the worldwide published data on venous thromboembolism (VTE) in COVID-19 patients, Cihan Ay, Stephan Nopp, and Florian Moik (Medical...

Intracranial haemorrhage rare in patients treated with catheter-directed thrombolysis for proximal...

In a recent nationwide study of observational data from the USA, intracranial haemorrhage (ICH) was found to be rare among deep vein thrombosis (DVT)...

Study finds death rates from PE have been rising over the...

The American Heart Association (AHA) has announced that after nearly a decade of steady decline, the death rate for people with pulmonary embolism (PE)...

CLEAR-DVT highlights “real paradigm shift” in treatment of DVT patients

Venous News takes a look back at VIVA 2019 (Vascular InterVentional Advances; 4–7 November, Las Vegas, USA) where Stephen Black (London, UK) and Mitchell Silver (Columbus, USA) discuss the CLEAR-DVT study.  Silver touches...

COVID-19 will have “massive long-term impact” on treatment of venous disease...

Manj Gohel (Cambridge, UK) is joined by a host of venous experts including Beverley Hunt (London, UK), Stephen Black (London, UK) and Ian Franklin...
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At six months, adjunctive mechanical thrombectomy associated with higher patency and...

A recent systematic review and meta-analysis showed that, in patients with iliofemoral deep vein thrombosis (DVT), percutaneous mechanical thrombectomy was associated with a higher...
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Compression stockings might not be needed to prevent blood clots after...

Compression stockings might be unnecessary to prevent blood clots in most patients undergoing non-emergency (elective) surgery, finds a clinical trial published by The BMJ...
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Review of clot removal system shows positive short-term outcomes for lower...

Use of the ClotTreiver system (Inari Medical) for the treatment of lower extremity deep vein thrombosis (DVT) has demonstrated safety and efficacy, especially in...
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Where does the CAVA trial leave early thrombus removal for iliofemoral...

Results from the Dutch CAVA trial were published recently in The Lancet Haematology and, at first glance, this is another trial that failed to...
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ATTRACT analysis finds improved quality of life for iliofemoral DVT patients...

An analysis of data from the ATTRACT trial, published in the Journal of Vascular Surgery: Venous and Lymphatic Disorders (JVSVL), reveals that quality of...
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FDA approves first generics of Eliquis for prophylaxis of DVT and...

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced the approval of two applications for the first generics of Eliquis (apixaban) tablets, to reduce...
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VIVA 2019: Open vein hypothesis has “validity” for DVT patients, but...

 Suresh Vedantham (St Louis, USA) talks to BLearning Venous after winning the prestigious VEINS award at VIVA 2019 (Vascular InterVentional Advances; 4–7 November, Las...
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Clinical data on the ClotTriever system demonstrates efficacy for DVT treatment

Inari Medical has announced the presentation of early outcomes from the ClotTriever Outcomes Registry (CLOUT) using the ClotTriever Mechanical Thrombectomy System for treatment of...
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Most reinterventions following treatment of iliofemoral DVT could be due to...

Analysing the results of a retrospective, single-centre cohort study conducted at Guys and St Thomas’ Hospital, London, UK, Anna Pouncey (Guys and St Thomas’...
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Future trials on the management of DVT “have to focus on...

Speaking at the annual meeting of the Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe (CIRSE 2019; 7–11 September, Barcelona, Spain), Stephen Black (Guys and...
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New ATTRACT data show catheter-based therapy significantly reduces leg symptoms and...

A new study, recently published online in the journal Circulation, reports on outcomes from a subgroup of 391 patients with acute iliofemoral deep venous...

BTG to begin European distribution of EKOS Control unit 4.0

BTG has announced that the first EKOS Control Unit 4.0 have been shipped from BTG’s facility in Bothell (Washington, USA) to Europe, where full...
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Worse outcomes in peripartum compared to non-pregnant women stented for DVT

Peripartum women with deep vein thrombosis (DVT) treated with catheter-directed thrombolysis and venous stenting had significantly increased rates of reintervention and loss of stent patency...

NexGen Medical Systems launches XCOIL large vessel thrombectomy system

NexGen Medical Systems, Inc., a US medical device company, has announced the successful completion of the first human use of their XCOIL large vessel (18mm)...

Ultrasound-enhanced catheter-directed thrombolysis as the standard of care for acute DVT

Ash Verma, Clearwater, USA, writes how last year, he happened upon a routine case that struck him as both totally unremarkable and absolutely extraordinary....