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There are 27 Evidence Summaries available


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1 Doctor, I am at risk of blood clots travelling to my lungs. Should I agree to insertion of a filter to protect me?
Patient Summary
2019/08/19
2 Doctor, I am over the age of 75 and have atrial fibrillation. Which anticoagulant should I take to prevent stroke?
Patient Summary
2019/07/30
3 Doctor, I have heart disease. What is the best medication to prevent future heart attacks and strokes: aspirin, a low dose of Xarelto®, or both taken together? 
Patient Summary
2019/03/08
4 Doctor, can I take Xarelto® instead of warfarin to treat my blood clot caused by triple-positive antiphospholipid antibody syndrome (APLAS)?
Patient Summary
2019/03/08
5 Doctor, should I take anticoagulants to prevent blood clots while I am receiving chemotherapy?
Patient Summary
2019/02/14
6 Doctor, should I take anticoagulants to prevent blood clots after being discharged from hospital?
Patient Summary
2018/11/07
7 Doctor, I have finished 6 months of treatment for my blood clot. Can I start taking a reduced-dose of anticoagulant now?  
Patient Summary
2018/10/02
8 Does breaking up blood clots in leg veins faster with clot-busters or mechanical devices reduce the chance of long-term complications?
Patient Summary
2018/09/24
9 Doctor, can I take Lixiana® to treat my blood clot caused by cancer?
Patient Summary
2018/06/22
10 Doctor, I have heard that cancer can cause blood clots. What tests should I have done to check if I have cancer?
Patient Summary
2018/06/04
11 Doctor, should I take anticoagulants to prevent blood clots after arthroscopic knee surgery or if I have a cast on my leg?
Patient Summary
2018/06/01
12 Doctor, I have finished 6 months of anticoagulant treatment for my unexplained blood clot. Is it safe for me to stop taking it now?
Patient Summary
2018/05/18
13 Doctor, I have finished 6 months of Xarelto® for my blood clot. Can I switch to aspirin now?
Patient Summary
2018/05/11
14 Edoxaban did not differ from dalteparin for treatment of cancer-associated venous thromboembolism
GP Summary
2018/05/11
15 Doctor, do I have to stop taking birth control pills because I have a blood clot?
Patient Summary
2018/05/10
16 In patients with an acute proximal deep vein thrombosis, pharmacomechanical catheter-directed thrombolysis does not reduce the rate of post-thrombotic syndrome
GP Summary
2018/04/17
17 Women with a first unprovoked venous thromboembolism with a HERDOO2 score of 0 or 1 can safely discontinue anticoagulation after 5 to 12 months of treatment
GP Summary
2017/12/13
18 Celecoxib plus a proton-pump inhibitor has a lower risk of recurrent upper gastrointestinal bleeding than naproxen plus a proton-pump inhibitor in patients who require aspirin for cardiovascular disease
GP Summary
2017/12/05
19 Comparison of risk of pulmonary embolism and arterial thromboembolism with oral contraceptives according to dose and type of estrogen-progestin
GP Summary
2017/10/19
20 The 4Ts scoring system may reduce the need for laboratory testing for heparin-induced thrombocytopenia in low-risk children
GP Summary
2017/09/19
21 Anticoagulation does not reduce the risk of venous thromboembolism after knee arthroscopy or casting of the lower leg in patients who are at average risk
GP Summary
2017/09/15
22 Rivaroxaban reduced recurrent venous thromboembolism, with a similar risk of bleeding, compared with aspirin
GP Summary
2017/08/17
23 After a first diagnosis of unprovoked venous thrombosis, adding a CT scan of the abdomen and pelvis to standard cancer screening did not improve cancer detection
GP Summary
2017/04/19
24 Hormone therapy does not increase risk of recurrent venous thromboembolism in women who are on full-dose anticoagulation
GP Summary
2017/04/18
25 Direct oral anticoagulants reduce the risk of dying from bleeding compared with vitamin K antagonists in patients with atrial fibrillation or venous thromboembolism
GP Summary
2017/03/15
26 Flight stockings decrease symptomless deep vein thrombosis in airline passengers on long flights
GP Summary
2017/02/28
27 Low-dose aspirin prevents myocardial infarction and stroke and increases bleeding in people without known cardiovascular disease
GP Summary
2016/12/05