Deep Venous Thrombosis

Combating patient noncompliance with DVT prophylaxis

Combating patient noncompliance with DVT prophylaxis

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Successful DVT prophylaxis with pharmacologic agents and adjunctive treatment modalities depends on both consistency and accuracy.

Obesity does not hamper Pill effectiveness

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However, "high-dose" formulations increase the risk of DVT and other cardiovascular complications.

Postdischarge statin therapy tied to fewer recurrent strokes

Statin therapy after an initial stroke reduces the likelihood of a second stroke and death, a study suggests

Less post-arthroplasty DVT with rivaroxaban than enoxaparin

Oral rivaroxaban is more effective than subcutaneous enoxaparin for reducing risk of symptomatic deep venous thrombosis (DVT) after total knee arthroplasty.

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