Clotting Disorders

Clotting Disorders

A collection of features and news articles published in ASH Clinical News related to clotting disorders.

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Edoxaban Likely Prevents VTE Recurrence in Patients With Lung Cancer, Despite High Rates of...

Many clinicians who manage patients with advanced lung cancer have frequently observed high rates of venous thromboembolism (VTE), but neither the incidence of VTE...

Vincent Wagner and Ellen Marcus: Use of the Khorana Score to Predict VTE

Vincent Wagner, MD, and Ellen Marcus, BA, discuss the Khorana score's role in assessing risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) in patients with gynecological cancers.

Rivaroxaban Reduces Risk of Cardiovascular Events in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation on Hemodialysis

Compared with vitamin K antagonists (VKAs), direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) are associated with a superior risk-benefit profile in patients with normal renal function or...

High- and Low-Dose Rivaroxaban Versus Aspirin for Women With VTE and Heavy Menstrual Bleeding

Results of a substudy published in Research and Practice in Thrombosis and Haemostasis suggest there is no statistically significant difference in menstrual hemorrhage in...
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Reduced Calf Muscle Pump Function Predicts VTE and Mortality Risk

Reduced calf pump function (CPF) appears to be a risk factor for venous thromboembolism (VTE), according to a study published in Blood. In addition,...
You Make the Call

Reader Responses: How long should a young patient with COVID-19 and pulmonary embolism receive...

Here’s how readers responded to a You Make the Call question about anticoagulation for a young patient with COVID-19 and pulmonary embolism. Disclaimer: ASH does...
You Make the Call

You Make the Call: How long should a young patient with COVID-19 and pulmonary...

This month, Caroline Berube, MD, discusses anticoagulation for a young patient with COVID-19 and pulmonary embolism. And don't forget to check out next month's clinical...
How I Treat In Brief

How I Treat Venous Thromboembolism in Pregnancy

Saskia Middeldorp, MD, PhD, and Wessel Ganzevoort, MD, PhD, discuss the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of venous thromboembolism in pregnant women. This material is...

Benefits of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 Vaccine Outweigh Clotting Risk, Regulatory Agencies Say

Following reports of an unusual increase in cerebral sinus venous blood clots and one death associated with the COVID-19 vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and...
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Testing for Inherited Thrombophilias Provides Limited Benefit

Inherited thrombophilias are associated with an increased risk of initial and recurrent venous thromboembolism (VTE), but testing for these conditions in the setting of...
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