Mohamed Baba-Ahmed

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The presence of a clot-- even asymptomatic-- in the proximal lower limb veins of a patient with clinically suspected pulmonary embolism (PE) provides evidence for venous thromboembolism and indicates anticoagulant therapy in such patients. We aimed at assessing the diagnostic performance of compression ultrasonography as compared to multi-slice computed(More)
Among candidate risk factors associated with postoperative venous thromboembolism (VTE), the role of factorV Leiden (FVL) mutation remains unclear. We performed a case-control study to assess the potential significance of FVL mutation in postoperative VTE cases despite prophylaxis. We used data from the ongoing case-control "EDITH" study. We extracted(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the safety of using single complete compression ultrasonography in pregnant and postpartum women to rule out deep vein thrombosis. DESIGN Prospective outcome study. SETTING Two tertiary care centres and 18 private practices specialising in vascular medicine in France and Switzerland. PARTICIPANTS 226 pregnant and postpartum women(More)
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