Clotting Disorders

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

Could an AI Algorithm Diagnose DVT More Efficiently?

Researchers from the University of Oxford and the University of Sheffield have teamed up with U.K. startup ThinkSono to develop a machine learning artificial...

Therapeutic Anticoagulation Does Not Prevent PVT Recurrence After Liver Transplant

In patients with cirrhosis who have portal vein thrombosis (PVT) and undergo liver transplantation, therapeutic anticoagulation was associated with significantly higher rates of bleeding...

Early Catheter Removal Does Not Increase Risk of PE

Among patients with a hematologic malignancy and central venous catheter (CVC)–associated upper extremity deep vein thrombosis (UEDVT), removing CVCs within 48 hours of diagnosis...
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Does Khorana Score Accurately Predict VTE in Patients With Uterine and Ovarian Cancer?

At the 2021 ASCO Annual Meeting, researchers shared results from two studies examining the Khorana score for predicting venous thromboembolism (VTE) in patients with...

Dabigatran Etexilate Approved for Children with VTE

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved dabigatran etexilate oral pellets for the treatment of children ages three months to 12 years...