Posts - Thrombophilia

Jul 3, 2019 4:23pm
From friend, colleague, and frequent contributor Dave McGlasson: A friend contacted me about if her should be put on an anticoagulant. He is a 71 year old male who in 2004 suffered a DVT
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Jun 29, 2019 3:25pm
Our June, 2019 Quick Question generated a near-unanimous response from 68 voters: What laboratory assay confirms thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP )?
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Jun 27, 2019 8:22pm
I (Geo) recently learned of an acquaintance who has developed venous thoracic outlet syndrome (VTOS), also termed "effort thrombosis" or more formally, Paget-Schroetter syndrome. This is thrombosis of the axilosubclavian vein where the vein passes by the junction of the clavicle and first rib.
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Jun 5, 2019 5:46pm
The CHA2DS2-VASc score assigns points to a series of clinical observations in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (AFIB ). CHA2DS2-VASc scores are used to predict the risk of ischemic stroke.
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