Clotting Disorders

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

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DVT Increases Health-Care Burden and Mortality in Patients with Cancer

Patients with cancer and deep vein thrombosis (DVT) experience higher rates of hospitalization and mortality, are less frequently treated with thrombolysis, and experience gastrointestinal...

Apixaban Noninferior to Subcutaneous Dalteparin for Cancer-Associated VTE

Results from the CARAVAGGIO trial showed the direct oral anticoagulant apixaban was as effective as dalteparin, a type of low-molecular-weight heparin, in preventing recurrent...
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Twice-Daily Low-Dose Aspirin Improves Antiplatelet Response in Essential Thrombocythemia

Once-daily aspirin 75 to 100 mg is the current recommended antithrombotic regimen for patients with essential thrombocythemia (ET), but once-daily aspirin may not be...

FDA Grants Orphan Drug Designations to Avatrombopag and CLR 131

The FDA has granted orphan drug designations to two therapies for hematologic conditions. The oral thrombopoietin receptor agonist avatrombopag is indicated for the treatment of...

Metabolic Syndrome Predicts Risk of Recurrent VTE in Patients With Newly Diagnosed DVT

Patients with newly diagnosed deep vein thrombosis (DVT) who have components of metabolic syndrome – hypertension, hyperlipidemia, diabetes mellitus, or obesity – have a...