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Incidence of Venous Thromboembolism (Vte) in Patients Prescribed Megestrol for Appetite Stimulation

Background: Cachexia and anorexia occur in 50-80% of cancer patients. In cancer patients, it is associated with shorter survival, treatment failure, early treatment termination, declining functional status, and reduced quality of life. Megestrol acetate is [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Patient Safety, Research Abstracts|Comments Off on Incidence of Venous Thromboembolism (Vte) in Patients Prescribed Megestrol for Appetite Stimulation

IVC ANOMALY: AN INFREQUENT BUT IMPORTANT CAUSE OF DVT AND PE

Case Presentation: A 31-year-old male with past medical history of fat lipoma was transferred to us from an outside institution for bilateral pulmonary embolism and bilateral lower extremity deep venous thromboses. The patient originally presented [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:00:02+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on IVC ANOMALY: AN INFREQUENT BUT IMPORTANT CAUSE OF DVT AND PE

PULMONARY EMBOLUS AND LEFT LOWER EXTREMITY DEEP VEIN THROMBOSIS IN A YOUNG FEMALE

Case Presentation: A 17 year old female was diagnosed with a pulmonary embolus 3 months ago. A partially occlusive thrombus was also noted in her left common iliac vein. She was diagnosed with May-Thurner syndrome [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:31:04+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on PULMONARY EMBOLUS AND LEFT LOWER EXTREMITY DEEP VEIN THROMBOSIS IN A YOUNG FEMALE