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thromboprophylaxis

Definitions

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  • noun Any measure taken to prevent coronary thrombosis

Etymologies

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thrombo- +‎ prophylaxis

Examples

  • Recently, I referenced two clinical trials published in the NEJM which compared a new oral anticoagulant,rivaroxaban, with the low molecular weight heparin enoxaparin for thromboprophylaxis in patients undergoing hip arthroplasty and knee replacement surgery.

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  • Recently, I referenced two clinical trials published in the NEJM which compared a new oral anticoagulant,rivaroxaban, with the low molecular weight heparin enoxaparin for thromboprophylaxis in patients undergoing hip arthroplasty and knee replacement surgery.

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  • This refers to the situation in which a patient receiving heparin thromboprophylaxis develops symptomatic VTE.

    Should we consider HIT (heparin induced thrombocytopenia) in cases of DVT and PE?

  • This refers to the situation in which a patient receiving heparin thromboprophylaxis develops symptomatic VTE.

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • Oral apixaban was more effective than subcutaneous enoxaparin for thromboprophylaxis after knee replacement, an international phase III trial found.

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  • Of an estimated 25 000 deaths in England each year attributable to hospital acquired venous thromboemobolism (VTE), many are potentially preventable. 1 2 Despite the substantial evidence base for the benefits of thromboprophylaxis this was used in only about half of eligible patients and many healthcare professionals seemed to be unaware of the risks. 3 4

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  • Apixaban versus enoxaparin for thromboprophylaxis after knee replacement (ADVANCE-2): a randomised double-blind trial.

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  • Of an estimated 25 000 deaths in England each year attributable to hospital acquired venous thromboemobolism (VTE), many are potentially preventable. 1 2 Despite the substantial evidence base for the benefits of thromboprophylaxis this was used in only about half of eligible patients and many healthcare professionals seemed to be unaware of the risks. 3 4

    Latest headlines from BMJ

  • "A pragmatic initial approach to reduction of the rates of morbidity and mortality resulting from venous thromboembolism in ambulatory patients with inflammatory bowel disease would be non-pharmacological thromboprophylaxis, including patients 'education and awareness of risk and signs and symptoms of venous thromboembolism, and use of support stockings."

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  • "A pragmatic initial approach to reduction of the rates of morbidity and mortality resulting from venous thromboembolism in ambulatory patients with inflammatory bowel disease would be non-pharmacological thromboprophylaxis, including patients 'education and awareness of risk and signs and symptoms of venous thromboembolism, and use of support stockings."

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