anti-clotting

No anti-clotting treatment needed for most kids undergoing spine surgeries

Because clotting risk in children is poorly understood, treatment guidelines are largely absent, leaving doctors caring for pediatric patients at a loss on…

Anti-clotting drugs yield similar results

The first trial to study patients with acute coronary syndrome who do not undergo coronary stenting or bypass surgery found no significant difference between…

Anti-clotting agent does not improve outcomes of patients with severe pneumonia

The findings were published online ahead of the print edition of the American Thoracic Society's American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.”Administration of tifacogin showed no treatment benefit in this large population of patients with severe CAP,”said Richard Wunderink, MD, professor of pulmonary and critical care medicine at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine. “This result was consistent across a range of disease severity indices.”…

Possible safer target for anti-clotting drugs found

The findings are reported in the September issue of Molecular and Cellular Biology. “It was very surprising to find an enzyme whose inhibition lessened…