News tagged with pulmonary veins
Total anomalous pulmonary venous connection (TAPVC), one type of "blue baby" syndrome, is a potentially deadly congenital disorder that occurs when pulmonary veins don't connect normally to the left atrium of the heart. This ...
Medical research May 12, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A major challenge facing today's health care community is to find ways to lower costs without compromising clinical quality. Taking that challenge to task, researchers at Medstar Health and Georgetown University School of ...
Surgery Apr 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Women who have suffered a still birth or have medical conditions including varicose veins, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) or heart disease are at greater risk of developing dangerous blood clots after giving birth, a study ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—People who use drugs called glucocorticoids—a class of steroids—are at increased risk for blood clots in their veins, according to a new study.
Cardiology Apr 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Patients with diabetes were no more likely to suffer infection, deep vein thrombosis (a deep vein blood clot) or other complications following total knee replacement (TKR) than patients without diabetes, according to new ...
Diabetes Feb 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—People who need to take a blood thinner because they've had a clot in the deep veins of their legs appear to do better with the new drug Pradaxa (dibigatran) than with the older drug warfarin, ...
Medications Feb 20, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The use of serial compression ultrasonographic testing together with Doppler imaging appears to be a reliable method of ruling out blood clots in the legs of pregnant women, according to a study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical A ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
People with asthma have an increased risk of pulmonary embolism, according to new research.
Inflammatory disorders Dec 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Approval of the anti-clotting drug Xarelto (rivaroxaban) has been expanded by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to include treating deep vein thrombosis (DVT) or pulmonary embolism.
Medications Nov 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Low-dose aspirin is a cheap and effective way to prevent potentially deadly blood clots in the leg or the lungs in patients who have had a previous blood clot, a new study shows.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 05, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Difficulty breathing, chest pain, and cough may sound like symptoms of a heart attack; however, new research shows that these are the key symptoms for pulmonary embolism (PE), a potentially fatal blockage in the lung.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Preventing deadly blood clots: Study finds computerized checklist better at finding best preventive strategy
A computerized checklist system designed to help physicians identify and use the best methods of preventing potentially deadly blood clots in hospitalized trauma patients dramatically reduced the number of these dangerous ...
Cardiology Oct 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
New findings that highlight the challenges of managing thromboembolic events in patients being treated for cancer were released at the ESMO 2012 Congress of the European Society for Medical Oncology in Vienna.
Cancer Oct 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Many people going into hospital have concerns about contracting the hospital acquired infection MRSA, yet the risk of acquiring - and dying from – hospital acquired venous thromboembolism (VTE) is much ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation (Afib) is safe and suppresses arrhythmia recurrences in 74% of patients after a single procedure, according to results from the one-year follow-up of the Atrial Fibrillation Ablation ...
Cardiology Aug 28, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0