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An updated clinical practice guideline released last week by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Board of Directors recommends how to reduce the likelihood of blood clots after hip or knee replacement surgery, procedures that more than 800,000 Americans undergo each year.
GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
The introduction of multidetector row computed tomographic pulmonary angiography (CTPA) was associated with an apparent increase in the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism (PE), but with only minimal changes in mortality (death), suggesting the possibility of overdiagnosis.
Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have found that computed tomography pulmonary angiography (CTPA), meant to improve detection of life-threatening pulmonary embolisms (PE), has led to over-diagnosis and over treatment of this condition.
Study outlines likelihood and risk factors; females more than thirty years of age affected SAN DIEGO, Feb.
Emergency medicine researchers with the University of Cincinnati (UC) are advocating a new strategy for diagnosing a common but dangerous condition in the emergency room.
PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND, Canada, Dec.
New study identifies risk factors for the complications of a dangerous blood clot ROSEMONT, Ill., Sept.