Pulmonary Embolism

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Abstract Number: 805

PULMONARY CEMENT EMBOLISM, A RARE EXCEPTION TO D-DIMER BASED DIAGNOSTIC PATHWAY FOR PULMONARY EMBOLISM.

Case Presentation: We present a case of a 62 year old woman with past medical history of HTN, CAD, bipolar disorder, osteoporosis and vertebral compression fractures, who presented to the ER 8 days after T6-T10 [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:36:29-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on PULMONARY CEMENT EMBOLISM, A RARE EXCEPTION TO D-DIMER BASED DIAGNOSTIC PATHWAY FOR PULMONARY EMBOLISM.

Abstract Number: 329

COMBINING LEAN SIX-SIGMA QUALITY IMPROVEMENT METHODS WITH SAFETY BARRIER ANALYSIS TO DEVELOP INTERVENTIONS THAT REDUCE HOSPITAL-ACQUIRED VENOUS THROMBOEMBOLISM (HA-VTE)

Background: The U.S. healthcare system has a poor safety record when compared to other major industries. For example, at 250,000 per year, medical errors are the 3rd leading cause of death according to the CDC. [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:23:46-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations, Quality Improvement|Comments Off on COMBINING LEAN SIX-SIGMA QUALITY IMPROVEMENT METHODS WITH SAFETY BARRIER ANALYSIS TO DEVELOP INTERVENTIONS THAT REDUCE HOSPITAL-ACQUIRED VENOUS THROMBOEMBOLISM (HA-VTE)

Abstract Number: 197

OUTCOMES OF PULMONARY EMBOLISM

Background: Pulmonary embolism (PE) is a frequent cause of hospitalization. It results in significant mortality and morbidity. Several studies have examined the mortality associated with PE and improvements seen with different modalities of treatment. However, [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:20:28-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Outcomes Research, Research|Comments Off on OUTCOMES OF PULMONARY EMBOLISM

Abstract Number: 156

DISPOSITION OUTCOMES OF ACUTE PULMONARY EMBOLISMS DIAGNOSED IN THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT

Background: Prognostic risk scores allow clinicians to rapidly identify patients with acute pulmonary embolism (PE) at a low risk for mortality and morbidity. Current guidelines recommend that these patients be considered for outpatient treatment. Despite [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:19:26-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Outcomes Research, Research|Comments Off on DISPOSITION OUTCOMES OF ACUTE PULMONARY EMBOLISMS DIAGNOSED IN THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT

HM2018 Abstract Number: 884

Provoked DVT- Is It May Thurner Syndrome?

Case Presentation: 28F PMH of cholelithiasis s/p recent lap cholecystectomy presented with chest pain and lower extremity edema for 2 days. Chest pain was not associated with shortness of breath or diaphoresis. It was relieved [...]

By | 2018-03-19T15:44:01-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Provoked DVT- Is It May Thurner Syndrome?

HM2018 Abstract Number: 144

ECONOMIC BENEFIT FOR ACUTE-CARE HOSPITALS THROUGH USING BETRIXABAN FOR EXTENDED-DURATION VTE PROPHYLAXIS OVER 35-42 DAYS

Background: Venous thromboembolism (VTE) in hospitalized medically ill patients is a leading preventable cause of morbidity and mortality in the United States. About half of VTE events occur following discontinuation of standard-duration in-hospital prophylaxis and [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:10:12-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Outcomes Research, Research|Comments Off on ECONOMIC BENEFIT FOR ACUTE-CARE HOSPITALS THROUGH USING BETRIXABAN FOR EXTENDED-DURATION VTE PROPHYLAXIS OVER 35-42 DAYS

HM2018 Abstract Number: 145

EXTENDED-DURATION VTE PROPHYLAXIS WITH BETRIXABAN SAVES COST COMPARED TO STANDARD-DURATION ENOXAPARIN ACROSS INPATIENT AND OUTPATIENT SETTINGS

Background: Venous thromboembolism (VTE) in hospitalized medically ill patients is a leading preventable cause of morbidity and mortality in the United States. About half of VTE events occur following discontinuation of standard-duration in-hospital prophylaxis and [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:09:33-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Outcomes Research, Research|Comments Off on EXTENDED-DURATION VTE PROPHYLAXIS WITH BETRIXABAN SAVES COST COMPARED TO STANDARD-DURATION ENOXAPARIN ACROSS INPATIENT AND OUTPATIENT SETTINGS

HM2018 Abstract Number: 882

AN UNUSUAL CASE OF CT FOR PE LEADING TO DIAGNOSIS OF MALE BREAST CANCER

Case Presentation: A 60-year-old cisgender man with CAD with previous stent placement on antiplatelets, beta blocker, and statin presented to the ED with chest pain for 1 day. The chest pain developed suddenly at rest [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:57:55-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on AN UNUSUAL CASE OF CT FOR PE LEADING TO DIAGNOSIS OF MALE BREAST CANCER

HM2018 Abstract Number: 852

TREATMENT OF RECURRENT THROMBOEMBOLISMS IN A PATIENT WITH ANTIPHOSPHOLIPID SYNDROME REFRACTORY TO MULTIPLE ANTICOAGULANTS

Case Presentation: A 22 year-old female with a history of recurrent DVTs in the left lower extremity, May-Thurner syndrome with left common iliac vein stent place 12 months ago, Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia, and previous thromboembolism presented [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:54:41-04:00 March 19th, 2018|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2018|Comments Off on TREATMENT OF RECURRENT THROMBOEMBOLISMS IN A PATIENT WITH ANTIPHOSPHOLIPID SYNDROME REFRACTORY TO MULTIPLE ANTICOAGULANTS

HM2017 Abstract Number: 613

TO TPA OR NOT TPA?…THE THERAPEUTIC DILEMMA OF SYSTEMIC THROMBOLYSIS IN SUBMASSIVE PULMONARY EMBOLISM

Case Presentation: Our patient is a 24-year-old male with a family history of Antithrombin III (ATIII) deficiency and cerebral aneurysm. He was transferred to our hospital for management of syncope in the setting of a [...]

By | 2017-04-20T16:13:32-04:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on TO TPA OR NOT TPA?…THE THERAPEUTIC DILEMMA OF SYSTEMIC THROMBOLYSIS IN SUBMASSIVE PULMONARY EMBOLISM

HM2017 Abstract Number: 437

CLINICAL EQUIPOISE IN PE MANAGEMENT: CALL A PERT!

Case Presentation: A 48-year-old woman with recently diagnosed interstitial lung disease (ILD) presented with several weeks of progressive dyspnea on exertion and new bilateral lower extremity swelling. She was mildly tachycardic (110/min), normotensive (110/80), and [...]

By | 2017-04-20T16:32:15-04:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on CLINICAL EQUIPOISE IN PE MANAGEMENT: CALL A PERT!

HM2016 Abstract Number: 708

Right Atrial Thrombus

Case Presentation: An 89 year-old man presented after being found down at home. His history included hypertension and hyperlipidemia. His exam was notable for an irregularly irregular rhythm at a rate of 150 beats per [...]

By | 2017-04-20T13:47:44-04:00 February 1st, 2016|Adult, Clinical Vignettes Abstracts|Comments Off on Right Atrial Thrombus