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When to test for hypercoagulability by Mark Levin Posted Fri 08 Jan 2010 10:51am Hypercoagulable states can be defined as a group of inherited or acquired conditions associated with a predisposition to venous thrombosis, arterial thrombosis, or both. Venous thromboembolic disease is the most common clinical manifestation resulting from hypercoagulable states. A number of inherited conditions can not be tested for; howeve ... Read on »
PE a commonly missed fatal disease by Yusuf Saleeby Medical DoctorFacebook Posted Wed 24 Jun 2009 2:05pm 2 Comments CTPA of patient with PE Pulmonary Embolism The patient's diagnosis was made based on the CT pulmonary angiogram (CTPA) of the chest, which revealed multiple thrombi extending into the lobar and segmental/ subsegmental branches of the right and left pulmonary arteries. Venous Doppler ultrasonography of both lower extremities was ... Read on »
Therapy for Women Prone to Miscarriage Questioned by Medline Plus Posted Fri 29 Oct 2010 11:20am Friday, October 29, 2010    By Rachael Myers Lowe NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Blood-thinning treatments for pregnant women with an inherited condition that makes them susceptible to blood clots may do more harm than good, Danish researchers report. ... Read on »
IBD by nitinsyal Patient Expert Posted Thu 25 Jun 2009 9:53pm Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is an idiopathic disease, probably involving an immune reaction of the body to its own intestinal tract. The 2 major types of IBD are ulcerative colitis and Crohn disease. As the name suggests, ulcerative colitis is limited to the colon; Crohn disease can involve any segment of the gastrointestinal tract from the ... Read on »
Hormone Replacement Therapy HRT Does NOT Cause Breast Cancer, New Study by Jeffrey Dach MD Medical Doctor Posted Fri 16 Mar 2012 11:28am Hormone Replacement Therapy HRT Does NOT Cause Breast Cancer, New Study by Jeffrey Dach MD This month, a shocking new study concluded Hormone Replacement (HRT) is safe and DOES NOT cause breast cancer.  This new Lancet Oncology reports on long term follow up for the  Women's Heat ... Read on »
Statin Drugs & Blood Clots (Thromboembolism) by Robert W. Posted Sun 03 May 2009 11:26am    Health Report:   Statin Drugs & Blood Clots (Thromboembolism)  "A critical weekly review of important new research findings for health-conscious readers..."   By, Robert A. Wascher, MD, FACS Updated:  05/3/2009 The information in this column is intended for informational purposes only, and does not constitute medical ... Read on »
More Evidence Links Atrial Fibrillation and Dementia Risk by Susan Berg Posted Wed 20 Mar 2013 12:00am Caregivers and healthcare professionals, here is some great information Here is a great for caregivers and healthcare professionals, Your residents will love the Here is information on being the best caregiver you can be Here is a way for nurses administrators, social workers and other health care professionals to get an ... Read on »
More Evidence Links Atrial Fibrillation and Dementia Risk by Susan Berg Posted Sun 20 Oct 2013 4:00am Caregivers and healthcare professionals, here is some great information Here is a great dementia resource for caregivers and healthcare professionals, Your residents will love the Amazon Kindle Fire Here is information on being the best caregiver you can be Here is a way for nurses administrators, social workers and other health ... Read on »
31 Year Old Male with RUQ Pain and a History of Pericarditis. Submitted by a Med Student, with Great Commentary on Bias! by Stephen Smith Posted Fri 20 Dec 2013 1:08pm This was submitted by a fantastic medical student who wished to remain anonymous: A 31 year old male with a history of viral pericarditis one year ago presented with right upper quadrant pain. Here is his initial ED ECG: The R-wave in V4 extends to 33 mm, the computerized QTc is 372 ms ... Read on »
Thrombosis and the nephrotic syndrome by Matt S. Posted Thu 03 Mar 2011 1:59am Should patients with nephrotic syndrome (NS) be anticoagulated? Is there any level of proteinuria or albumin at which we should be especially concerned? The rates of venous thromboembolism (VTE) have ranged from 8-44% in observational studies and it is estimated that patients with NS are 8 times more likely to develop a clot than the general ... Read on »