Marisa Barone

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This study examines the proportion of deaths from major diseases among Michigan Vietnam veterans. The distribution of deaths among Michigan Vietnam veterans was compared to deaths among veterans serving elsewhere for 1974-1989 to generate a proportionate mortality ratio (PMR). PMRs were estimated overall and for Black versus non-Black veterans. Overall,(More)
PURPOSE To compare the cost effectiveness of low-molecular-weight heparin with that of oral anticoagulants in preventing recurrences after an episode of venous thromboembolism. METHODS A decision tree was used to assess the cost and the expected quality-adjusted years of life (QALY) after treatment with either low-molecular-weight heparin or warfarin,(More)
BACKGROUND Little information is available on the long-term clinical outcome of cerebral vein thrombosis (CVT). OBJECTIVES AND METHODS In an international, retrospective cohort study, we assessed the long-term rates of mortality, residual disability and recurrent venous thromboembolism (VTE) in a cohort of patients with a first CVT episode. RESULTS(More)
BACKGROUND When H1N1v vaccines become widely available, most elderly subjects will have already received their seasonal influenza vaccination. Adults seeking H1N1v vaccination may be offered seasonal vaccine as well. We investigated prior seasonal vaccination in adult and elderly subjects, and concomitant vaccination with seasonal vaccine in adults, on the(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the incidence and the prognostic factors of objectively diagnosed deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE) in patients with epithelial ovarian malignancy. METHODS We reviewed the records of all patients with epithelial ovarian cancer who were diagnosed, treated, and followed-up at our institution between 1990 and 2001.(More)
BACKGROUND The standard diagnostic approach in patients with suspected deep vein thrombosis is to repeat the compression ultrasonography after 1 week in all patients with an initial normal result. We hypothesized that a normal finding of a D-dimer assay safely obviates the need for repeated ultrasonography. In addition, we evaluated the potential value of a(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Delayed thrombus regression after a first episode of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) of the inferior limbs has been implicated in the development of the post-thrombotic syndrome. Whether normalization of vein segments involved in the index DVT has prognostic significance with respect to the probability of DVT recurrence or new(More)
UNLABELLED Currently, there are not reliable data on the incidence and prevalence of post-phlebitic syndrome (PTS) after an episode of asymptomatic postoperative deep vein thrombosis (DVT). In order to evaluate the epidemiology and the clinical course of PTS in patients who were submitted to hip and knee replacement, we performed a cross sectional study in(More)
BACKGROUND Although hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is associated with an increased risk of deep vein thrombosis (DVT), it is not clear if the risk differs in users of combined estrogen-progestin HRT and estrogen-only HRT. METHODS We prospectively studied postmenopausal women with suspected DVT in whom HRT use status was ascertained and who subsequently(More)
BACKGROUND Few studies have assessed the effect of prothrombotic blood abnormalities on the risk of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) with hormone replacement therapy (HRT). METHODS We studied postmenopausal women with suspected DVT in whom HRT use and prothrombotic blood abnormalities were sought. Cases had unprovoked DVT and controls had no DVT and without DVT(More)