VTE


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VTE

Abbreviation for:
venous thromboembolism 
ventricular tachycardic event

thromboembolism

(throm?bo-em'bo-lizm) [ thrombo- + embolism]
The blocking of a blood vessel by a clot (or part of a clot) that has broken off from the place where it formed and traveled to another location. Synonym: embolic thrombosis

venous thromboembolism

Abbreviation: VTE
A blood clot that forms in a vein and migrates to another location. Typically the clot is a deep venous thrombosis that becomes a pulmonary embolism; it often has serious health consequences.

venous thromboembolism

Abbreviation: VTE
A blood clot that forms in a vein and migrates to another location. Typically the clot is a deep venous thrombosis that becomes a pulmonary embolism; it often has serious health consequences.
See also: thromboembolism
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EINSTEIN CHOICE is a Phase 3, global, randomized, double-blind, superiority study that compared the efficacy and safety of two doses of Xarelto (10 mg and 20 mg once daily) with aspirin 100 mg once daily for the management of VTE.
Nesochi Okeke-Igbokwe, an attending physician of internal medicine at New York University Langone Health in New York, praised the new study for the kind of methodologies used but also warned people to be extra careful of their lifestyle choices if they want to prevent VTE.
Most hospitals employ a VTE clinical nurse specialist who is involved in ensuring policy and guidance on VTE is implemented across an acute healthcare trust.
Number of patients who received inadequate VTE prophylaxis: 30.
Additional evidence for the hypothesis that VTE is a chronic inflammatory disease may come from large completed and ongoing randomized controlled trials aimed to reducing thrombotic events by modulating inflammation.
In 2013, the Southern African Society of Thrombosis and Haemostasis[11] reviewed and revised guidelines for VTE prophylaxis in the South African (SA) setting.
The sample population was composed of females (n = 1,322) who were participants in the NHGRI GENEVA--GWAS of VTE.
Nurses have a pivotal role in preventing VTE as they perform continual patient evaluation, provide input into evaluation and risk stratification, and make recommendations regarding prevention-oriented strategies (Altman, STAT
Amongst those most |at risk are those who have undergone surgery, have a family history of VTE, are pregnant, or are over 80.
The team used the self-controlled case series method with the main risk period for a first diagnosis of VTE set at 1-42 days after vaccination.
Hospitals routinely assess patients for risk of developing VTE and give medication to prevent this from happening.
Effective and convenient anticoagulants with significant reduction in bleeding risk are needed for long-term treatment of venous thromboembolism and prevention of VTE recurrence," Dr.