Bayer HealthCare announced today the approval in Japan of its oral Factor Xa inhibitor Xarelto (rivaroxaban) for the treatment and secondary prevention of pulmonary thromboembolism and deep vein
thrombosis by the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW).
A DANGEROUS condition called deep vein
thrombosis (DVT) occurs when a blood clot develops in a vein deep inside the body.
NICE has issued a Final Appraisal Determination (FAD) for Lixiana (edoxaban) for the treatment and prevention of recurrent deep vein
thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE) in adults.
VTE covers both deep |vein thrombosis (DVT), the formation of a blood clot in a deep vein
in the leg and pulmonary embolisms (PE), which is when a part of the clot 'breaks off ' and travels around the body eventually blocking an artery in the lung and potentially causing death.
A blood clot blocking a deep vein
in the lower leg - deep-vein thrombosis - which is also sometimes known as a "white leg".
A new study, published online in the European Respiratory Journal, looked at whether people with moderate or severe asthma had an increased risk of developing deep vein
thrombosis, or pulmonary embolism.
ADVT or Deep Vein
Thrombosis is common in the UK, about one in 1000 people a year has one.
PATIENTS in the North East are more than 80% more likely to be screened in hospital for deep vein
blood clots than in 2010, a new report has shown.
Previously, there has been limited guidance for physicians on some of the more serious conditions caused by deep vein
thrombosis, when blood clots form in veins buried deep in the body.
As some of the AMAA old timers may remember, I experienced the first of three major deep vein
thromboses following the December 1987 Honolulu Marathon.
There are major areas of controversy in the management of established deep vein
thrombosis involving the lower limbs.
A MIDLAND woman left on the brink of death when her GP missed deadly deep vein
thrombosis has won a five-figure payout for the NHS error.