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The diagnostic odds ratio: a single indicator of test performance.
Diagnostic testing can be used to discriminate subjects with a target disorder from subjects without it. Several indicators of diagnostic performance have been proposed, such as sensitivity andExpand
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Edoxaban versus warfarin for the treatment of symptomatic venous thromboembolism.
BACKGROUND Whether the oral factor Xa inhibitor edoxaban can be an alternative to warfarin in patients with venous thromboembolism is unclear. METHODS In a randomized, double-blind, noninferiorityExpand
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The Long-Term Clinical Course of Acute Deep Venous Thrombosis
Deep venous thrombosis of the lower extremity is a serious disorder; the estimated incidence is 1 per 1000 persons per year [1-3]. The disease can occur after surgical procedures and trauma and inExpand
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Incidence of chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension after pulmonary embolism.
BACKGROUND Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTPH) is associated with considerable morbidity and mortality. Its incidence after pulmonary embolism and associated risk factors are notExpand
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Oral rivaroxaban for symptomatic venous thromboembolism.
BACKGROUND Rivaroxaban, an oral factor Xa inhibitor, may provide a simple, fixed-dose regimen for treating acute deep-vein thrombosis (DVT) and for continued treatment, without the need forExpand
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Empirical evidence of design-related bias in studies of diagnostic tests.
CONTEXT The literature contains a large number of potential biases in the evaluation of diagnostic tests. Strict application of appropriate methodological criteria would invalidate the clinicalExpand
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Antithrombotic therapy for venous thromboembolic disease: the Seventh ACCP Conference on Antithrombotic and Thrombolytic Therapy.
This chapter about antithrombotic therapy for venous thromboembolic disease is part of the seventh ACCP Conference on Antithrombotic and Thrombolytic Therapy: Evidence Based Guidelines. Grade 1Expand
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Recurrent venous thromboembolism and bleeding complications during anticoagulant treatment in patients with cancer and venous thrombosis.
A small proportion of patients with deep vein thrombosis develop recurrent venous thromboembolic complications or bleeding during anticoagulant treatment. These complications may occur moreExpand
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Atrial fibrillation management: a prospective survey in ESC member countries: the Euro Heart Survey on Atrial Fibrillation.
AIMS To describe atrial fibrillation (AF) management in member countries of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) and to verify cardiology practices against guidelines. METHODS AND RESULTS AmongExpand
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Effectiveness of managing suspected pulmonary embolism using an algorithm combining clinical probability, D-dimer testing, and computed tomography.
CONTEXT Previous studies have evaluated the safety of relatively complex combinations of clinical decision rules and diagnostic tests in patients with suspected pulmonary embolism. OBJECTIVE ToExpand
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