Thomas Kaeslin

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OBJECTIVE The role of hypertension and its impact on outcome in patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) is still debated. This study aimed to compare the outcomes of hypertensive and nonhypertensive ACS patients. METHODS Using data of ACS patients enrolled in the Acute Myocardial Infarction in Switzerland Plus Registry from 1997 to 2013,(More)
We investigated three-month clinical outcomes in patients with venous thromboembolism (VTE) treated with rivaroxaban or conventional anticoagulation in routine clinical practice. Between November 2012 and February 2015, 2,062 consecutive patients with VTE from 11 acute care hospitals in Switzerland were enrolled in the SWIss Venous ThromboEmbolism Registry(More)
Background The association between cancer and venous thromboembolism (VTE) in producing adverse clinical outcomes requires further investigation. Methods In the Swiss Venous ThromboEmbolism Registry (SWIVTER), we compared adverse clinical outcomes between 493 patients with cancer-associated VTE and 1,569 VTE patients without cancer, and identified(More)
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