Tag: venous thromboembolism

Surmodics builds thrombectomy portfolio with acquisition of Vetex Medical

Surmodics recently announced that it has acquired privately-held Vetex Medical Limited, expanding the company's thrombectomy portfolio with a second Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k)-cleared...

Janssen submits new drug application to FDA for rivaroxaban to treat...

The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson recently announced it has submitted a new drug application (NDA) to the Food and Drug Administration...

Adjunctive compression to standard prophylaxis for postoperative VTE shows benefit in...

Among patients with a Caprini score of ≥11 who received standard prophylaxis for venous thromboembolism (VTE), adjunctive intermittent pneumatic compression (IPC) resulted in a significantly...

Vascular surgery COVID-19 registry participants probe state of practice amid winter...

The question of the COVID-19 pandemic’s effect on vascular practice continues to occupy members of the specialty. Contributors to a global vascular surgery registry...

AHA, ISTH release joint statement on future VTE research priorities

The American Heart Association (AHA) and the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH) issued a joint scientific statement July 8 outlining research priorities...

Women are at a higher risk of iliac vein stent failure,...

A recent study on iliac vein stenting showed lower long-term patency rates for women when compared to their male counterparts. The data were presented...

Special COVID-19 session added to SVS ONLINE slate

SVS ONLINE will now feature a session that hones in on the coronavirus pandemic, consisting of nine talks dealing with such issues as acute...

AHA issues call to action to prevent VTE in hospitalised patients

Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is the leading cause of preventable hospital death in the U.S. and worldwide. A new policy statement from the American Heart...

Registry launches pair of studies on vascular complications related to COVID-19

The new Vascular Surgery COVID-19 Collaborative (VASCC) is ready to start collecting data on two projects. The first study to emerge from the international registry,...