Apixaban: Effective in Acute VTE; Lower Risk of Major Bleeding

The novel anticoagulant can now be considered for both acute and extended treatment of VTE, with a lower risk of major bleeding than standard treatment with enoxaparin and warfarin.
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CONCLUSIONS: different predictors were identified to ECMO complications. The knowledge of these predictors enables the individualized targeting of preventive interventions by multidisciplinary team for modifiable factors, as well as intensification of monitoring for early recognition of non-modifiable factors. PMID: 32236371 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem - Category: Nursing Authors: Tags: Rev Bras Enferm Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Older age, serous effusion, type 2 VT, presence of post-VTI perforation, and frequent VTI may be risk factors for myringosclerosis after VTI; the severity of myringosclerosis may vary based on the duration of effusion and frequency of VTI. PMID: 32242343 [PubMed - in process]
Source: J Korean Med Sci - Category: General Medicine Authors: Tags: J Korean Med Sci Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: The absence of vasospasm in the first DSA performed in patients with SAH and negative tomographic angiography could be a useful criterion for establishing an optimal follow-up protocol in these patients, without exposing them to unnecessary risks and radiation. PMID: 32242335 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Revista de Neurologia - Category: Neurology Authors: Tags: Rev Neurol Source Type: research
Authors: Mondelo García C, Gutiérrez Urbón JM, Giménez Arufe V, Martín Herranz MI Abstract INTRODUCTION: Surgical site infectionis the most common nosocomial infection in Spain. Theuse of surgical antibiotic prophylaxis (SAP) in clinical practice is frequently inadequate, confirming the need to adopt prevention strategies for this kind of infections. In this sense, promoting actions to improve the SAP in order to reduce surgical site infections is an unavoidable commitment of every surgical department. OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the adequacy of the PAQ after PAQ system implementat...
Source: Archivos Espanoles de Urologia - Category: Urology & Nephrology Tags: Arch Esp Urol Source Type: research
Authors: Dell'Aquila A, Sciatti E, Vizzardi E, Metra M Abstract We hereby report a puzzling case of multiple sclerosis (MS) relapse presenting as Takotsubo syndrome (TTS). Female, 42-years old, who presented herself to the Emergency Room of University Hospital "ASST Spedali Civili" of Brescia, Italy, for a severe headache and a non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndrome. Coronary angiogram showed no signs of coronary atherosclerosis. Upon further neurological evaluation, a diagnosis of MS relapse, related to TTS, was made, and treatment was started accordingly. The patient was discharged after 12 da...
Source: Monaldi Archives for Chest Disease - Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Monaldi Arch Chest Dis Source Type: research
This article reviews, in a systematic, organ-based approach, the acute metabolic and mechanical emergencies encountered in the emergency department in patients with hematologic malignancies.
Source: Contemporary Diagnostic Radiology - Category: Radiology Tags: ARTICLE Source Type: research
Authors: Kim KH, Seo HJ, Abdi S, Huh B Abstract From the perspective of the definition of pain, pain can be divided into emotional and sensory components, which originate from potential and actual tissue damage, respectively. The pharmacologic treatment of the emotional pain component includes antianxiety drugs, antidepressants, and antipsychotics. The anti-anxiety drugs have anti-anxious, sedative, and somnolent effects. The antipsychotics are effective in patients with positive symptoms of psychosis. On the other hand, the sensory pain component can be divided into nociceptive and neuropathic pain. Non-steroidal ...
Source: Korean Journal of Pain - Category: Anesthesiology Tags: Korean J Pain Source Type: research
Resumo A s índrome da fístula artério-portal (FAP) é uma rara e reversível causa de hipertensão portal pré-sinusoidal, ocasionada pela comunicação de uma artéria visceral com o sistema venoso portal. A maioria dos pacientes é assintomática, mas quando desenvolvem sintomas, estes são mais relaciona dos com sangramento gastrointestinal, ascite, insuficiência cardíaca congestiva e diarreia. Este desafio terapêutico apresenta um caso de FAP decorrente de ferimento antigo por arma branca e subsequente evoluç&atil...
Source: Jornal Vascular Brasileiro - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
Conclusion: LIS is still the gold standard for the treatment of chronic anal fissure when the physicians would like to avoid recurrence and obtain the best pain relief.
Source: Nigerian Journal of Clinical Practice - Category: Rural Health Authors: Source Type: research
Adding clopidogrel added no efficacy but caused additional bleeding episodes.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news
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