Venous thromboembolism

 VTE Diagnosis  and DTA reviews

Clinical decision rules for the diagnosis of deep vein thrombosis (title)

Duplex ultrasound for the diagnosis of symptomatic deep vein thrombosis in the lower limb (protocol)

D-dimer test for excluding the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism

Imaging for the exclusion of pulmonary embolism in pregnancy

Diagnostic tests for pregnancy-related deep vein thrombosis (title)

Ultrasonography for clinically suspected upper extremity deep vein thrombosis (protocol)

VTE prognostic reviews

Sex as a prognostic factor in patients with symptomatic acute pulmonary embolism (title)

VTE Prevention

Prevention of recurrent venous thromboembolism: an overview of Cochrane reviews (title)

(i) Specific surgical/invasive procedure patient groups

Anticoagulants (extended duration) for prevention of venous thromboembolism following total hip or knee replacement or hip fracture repair

Continuous passive motion for preventing venous thromboembolism after total knee arthroplasty

Direct factor Xa inhibitors versus low molecular weight heparins or vitamin K antagonists for prevention of venous thromboembolism in elective primary hip or knee replacement or hip fracture repair (protocol)

Direct thrombin inhibitors versus vitamin K antagonists or low molecular weight heparins for prevention of venous thromboembolism following total hip or knee replacement

Different types of intermittent pneumatic compression devices for preventing venous thromboembolism in patients after total hip replacement

Heparin dose for thrombosis prophylaxis during peripheral vascular angioplasty (protocol)

Heparin, low molecular weight heparin and physical methods for preventing deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism following surgery for hip fractures

Interventions for prevention of venous thromboembolism for hip fractures or hip fracture surgery (title)

Interventions for preventing venous thromboembolism following abdominal aortic surgery

Interventions for preventing venous thromboembolism in adults undergoing knee arthroscopy

Neuromuscular electrical stimulation for the prevention of venous thromboembolism

Novel oral anticoagulants for prevention of venous thromboembolism in acutely ill medical patients (title)

Pharmacological anticoagulation and mechanical compression versus mechanical compression alone for venous thromboembolism prophylaxis for post-operative neurosurgical patients (protocol)

Pharmacological interventions for preventing venous thromboembolism in patients undergoing bariatric surgery (title)

Primary prophylaxis for venous thromboembolism in patients undergoing cardiac or thoracic surgery

Primary prophylaxis for venous thromboembolism in patients undergoing implantation of pacemakers or cardioverter-defibrillators (title)

Primary prophylaxis for venous thromboembolism in patients undergoing major amputation of the lower extremity

(ii) Other patient groups

Antiplatelet and anticoagulant agents for preventing recurrence of peripheral vascular thrombosis in patients with Antiphospholipid Syndrome (protocol)

Antiplatelet and anticoagulant agents for primary prevention of thrombosis in patients with antiphospholipid antibodies

Combined intermittent pneumatic leg compression and pharmacological prophylaxis for prevention of venous thromboembolism in high-risk patients

Compression stockings for preventing deep vein thrombosis in airline passengers

Graduated compression stockings for prevention of deep vein thrombosis

Heparin for the prevention of venous thromboembolism in acutely ill medical patients (excluding stroke and myocardial infarction)

Interventions for implementation of thromboprophylaxis in hospitalized medical and surgical patients at risk for venous thromboembolism

Knee length versus thigh length graduated compression stockings for prevention of deep vein thrombosis

Low molecular weight heparin for prevention of venous thromboembolism in patients with lower-leg immobilization

Pentasaccharides for the prevention of venous thromboembolism

Primary prophylaxis for venous thromboembolism in ambulatory cancer patients receiving chemotherapy

Secondary prevention of recurrent venous thromboembolism after initial oral anticoagulation therapy in patients with unprovoked venous thromboembolism

Standard versus extended duration anticoagulation for primary venous thromboembolism prophylaxis in acutely ill medical patients (title)

Statins for primary prevention of venous thromboembolism

Thrombophilia testing for prevention of recurrent venous thromboembolism (stable)

Unfractionated heparin versus low molecular weight heparin for avoiding heparin-induced thrombocytopenia in postoperative patients

Vena caval filters for the prevention of pulmonary embolism


VTE Treatment

Angioplasty for deep venous thrombosis (protocol)

Anticoagulant treatment for subsegmental pulmonary embolism

Anticoagulants versus non-steroidal anti-inflammatories or placebo for treatment of venous thromboembolism

Antiplatelet agents for the treatment of deep venous thrombosis (protocol)

Catheter directed therapies for the treatment of massive and sub-massive acute pulmonary embolism (protocol)

Duration of treatment with vitamin K antagonists in symptomatic venous thromboembolism

Fixed dose subcutaneous low molecular weight heparins versus adjusted dose unfractionated heparin for the initial treatment of venous thromboembolism

Home versus in-patient treatment for deep vein thrombosis

Once versus twice daily low molecular weight heparin for the initial treatment of venous thromboembolism

Oral direct thrombin inhibitors or oral factor Xa inhibitors for the treatment of deep vein thrombosis

Oral direct thrombin inhibitors or oral factor Xa inhibitors for the treatment of pulmonary embolism

Outpatient versus inpatient treatment for acute pulmonary embolism 

Pentasaccharides for the treatment of deep vein thrombosis

Pharmacomechanical thrombectomy for iliofemoral deep vein thrombosis

Subcutaneous unfractionated heparin for the initial treatment of venous thromboembolism

Thrombolysis for acute deep vein thrombosis

Thrombolysis for acute upper extremity deep vein thrombosis

Thrombolytic therapy for pulmonary embolism

Treatment for distal deep vein thrombosis (title)

Vitamin K antagonists or low-molecular-weight heparin for the long term treatment of symptomatic venous thromboembolism

Warfarin initiation nomograms for venous thromboembolism

 

Post Thrombotic Syndrome Prevention 

Compression therapy for prevention of post-thrombotic syndrome

Rutosides for prevention of post thrombotic syndrome

 

Post Thrombotic Syndrome Treatment

Rutosides for treatment of post-thrombotic syndrome

Compression therapy for treating stage I and II (Widmer) post-thrombotic syndrome