Enoxaparin thromboprophylaxis dosing and antifactor Xa levels in low ‐weight patients

ConclusionA lower dose of enoxaparin may be reasonable in low ‐weight patients for VTE prophylaxis. There appears to be no safety concerns with reduced enoxaparin dosing in low‐weight patients. More robust data is needed to confirm these findings.This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.
Source: Pharmacotherapy: The Journal of Human Pharmacology and Drug Therapy - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Tags: Original Research Article Source Type: research

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ConclusionsEndoscopic imaging of the venous system has great potential to improve access and to guide endovenous interventions. Chronic venous occlusion in post-thrombotic syndrome is a fibrotic process, and chronic venous fibrosis is a better description of the type of occlusion and should replace chronic venous thrombosis.
Source: Journal of Vascular Surgery: Venous and Lymphatic Disorders - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
ConclusionsPostural changes dramatically affect CSA of the LCIV and LRV and thus the degree of stenosis in women diagnosed with PVD. Stenosis found in patients while supine often disappears when the position is changed to lying on the left side or to standing. Therapeutic decisions based on assessment of CSA reduction in the supine position are likely to be inadequate.
Source: Journal of Vascular Surgery: Venous and Lymphatic Disorders - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
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Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Vascular Surgery - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: Abstract from the 2019 Western Vascular Society Annual Meeting Source Type: research
Current arteriovenous grafts (AVGs) have unacceptably high failure rates. This issue led to the development of tissue-engineered vascular grafts in an attempt to mimic a native blood vessel. We hypothesized that a novel synthetic vascular graft could be developed using electrospinning technology that functions as scaffolding for cell ingrowth, thereby providing the added natural protection of native cells against thrombosis and infection. The resulting graft would also maintain the strength, kink resistance, and safety with cannulation that standard synthetic AVGs provide.
Source: Journal of Vascular Surgery - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: Abstract from the 2019 New England Society for Vascular Surgery Annual Meeting Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Vascular Surgery - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: Abstract from the 2019 Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society Annual Meeting Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Vascular Surgery - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: Abstract from the 2019 Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society Annual Meeting Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Vascular Surgery - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: Abstract from the 2019 Midwestern Vascular Surgical Society Annual Meeting Source Type: research
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Source: The Lancet - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
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Source: The Lancet Haematology - Category: Hematology Source Type: research
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