Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Severe COVID-19 increases risk of life-threatening blood clots

Individuals hospitalized with COVID-19 are more likely to develop venous thromboembolism—a potentially life-threatening condition—than those hospitalized with influenza, according to a new study from the Perelman School ...

Cardiology

SuPAR identifies patients at high risk of blood clot formation

Blood clots are thought to occur in as many as a third of patients hospitalized with COVID-19. In many cases these clots can be deadly, such as pulmonary embolisms—blood clots that travel to the lungs. In fact, in nearly ...

Pediatrics

VTE risk up for children with inflammatory bowel disease

(HealthDay)—Children with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) have a higher risk for venous thromboembolism (VTE), according to a study published online June 27 in the Journal of Crohn's & Colitis.

Cardiology

High thrombotic risk in cancer patients receiving immunotherapy

In a study recently published in the leading journal Blood, Florian Moik and Cihan Ay from the Division of Hematology and Hemastasology of the Department of Medicine I of MedUni Vienna/Vienna General Hospital, working in ...

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