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Proximal DVT Associated with Worse Prognosis, Outcomes than Isolated Distal DVT

July 18, 2022

An analysis of data from more than 30k patients with DVT from the RIETE registry is providing clinicians with new insight into the difference in presentation and outcomes among patients with isolated distal DVT and proximal DVT.

Most Stroke Patients Have Undiagnosed Major Risk Factors

June 28, 2022

An analysis of data from a single center in Switzerland from a 15-year period details the prevalence of undiagnosed major risk factors among patients admitted with acute ischemic stroke, suggesting 67.7% present with at least 1 undiagnosed risk factor.

Cardiology Month in Review: May 2022

May 28, 2022

Our cardiology month in review spotlights the most popular content from the past month. This month's top articles include news from DELIVER, new guidelines for ICH and PFO, and a juxtaposition of international heart failure guidelines.

Prostate Cancer Could Increase Risk of DVT, Pulmonary Embolism by Nearly 50%

May 24, 2022

An analysis of national data from Sweden suggests men with prostate cancer were at a 48% greater risk of deep vein thrombosis and a 47% greater risk of pulmonary embolism compared to their counterparts without prostate cancer.

Black Patients with AFib 25% Less Likely to Receive Oral Anticoagulant Therapy at Discharge

April 29, 2022

A study from HRS 2022 suggests Black patients with AFib were 25% less likely to be on oral anticoagulants at hospital discharge compared to their White counterparts those discharged 18% less likely to receive DOACs than their White counterparts.