Advertisement

Postoperative Venous Thromboembolism (DVT and PE)

  • David G. Paje
  • Scott Kaatz
Chapter

Abstract

Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) clinically manifests with either deep vein thrombosis (DVT) or pulmonary embolism (PE), or both.

Keywords

Pulmonary Embolism Right Ventricular Deep Vein Thrombosis Right Ventricular Dysfunction Clinical Prediction Rule 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

References

  1.  1.
    Geerts WH et al. Prevention of venous thromboembolism: American College of Chest Physicians Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guidelines (8th edition). Chest. 2008;133(6 suppl):381S-453S.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2.  2.
    White RH, Zhou H, Romano PS. Incidence of symptomatic venous thromboembolism after different elective or urgent surgical procedures. Thromb Haemost. 2003;90(3):446-455.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  3.  3.
    Arcelus JI et al. Clinical presentation and time-course of postoperative venous thromboembolism: results from the RIETE registry. Thromb Haemost. 2008;99(3):546-551.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  4.  4.
    Kahn SR, Ginsberg JS. The post-thrombotic syndrome: current knowledge, controversies, and directions for future research. Blood Rev. 2002;16(3):155-165.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5.  5.
    Wells PS et al. Evaluation of D-dimer in the diagnosis of suspected deep-vein thrombosis. N Engl J Med. 2003;349(13):1227-1235.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  6.  6.
    Wells PS et al. Derivation of a simple clinical model to categorize patients probability of pulmonary embolism: increasing the models utility with the SimpliRED D-dimer. Thromb Haemost. 2000;83(3):416-420.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  7.  7.
    Writing Group for the Christopher Study Investigators. Effectiveness of managing suspected pulmonary embolism using an algorithm combining clinical probability, D-Dimer testing, and computed tomography. JAMA. 2006;295(2):172-179.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  8.  8.
    Righini M et al. D-Dimer for venous thromboembolism diagnosis: 20 years later. J Thromb Haemost. 2008;6(7):1059-1071.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  9.  9.
    Qaseem A et al. Current diagnosis of venous thromboembolism in primary care: a clinical practice guideline from the American Academy of Family Physicians and the American College of Physicians. Ann Intern Med. 2007;146(6):454-458.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  10. 10.
    Le Gal G et al. A positive compression ultrasonography of the lower limb veins is highly predictive of pulmonary embolism on computed tomography in suspected patients. Thromb Haemost. 2006;95(6):963-966.PubMedGoogle Scholar
  11. 11.
    Value of the ventilation/perfusion scan in acute pulmonary embolism. Results of the prospective investigation of pulmonary embolism diagnosis (PIOPED). The PIOPED Investigators. JAMA. 1990; 263(20): 2753–9.Google Scholar
  12. 12.
    Torbicki A et al. Guidelines on the diagnosis and management of acute pulmonary embolism: the Task Force for the Diagnosis and Management of Acute Pulmonary Embolism of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). Eur Heart J. 2008;29(18):2276-2315.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  13. 13.
    Aujesky D et al. A prediction rule to identify low-risk patients with pulmonary embolism. Arch Intern Med. 2006;166(2):169-175.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  14. 14.
    Kearon C et al. Antithrombotic therapy for venous thromboembolic disease: American College of Chest Physicians Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guidelines (8th edition). Chest. 2008;133(6 suppl):454S-545S.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  15. 15.
    Ingber S, Geerts WH. Vena caval filters: current knowledge, uncertainties and practical approaches. Curr Opin Hematol. 2009;16(5):402-406.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  16. 16.
    Warkentin TE et al. Treatment and prevention of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia: American College of Chest Physicians Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guidelines (8th edition). Chest. 2008;133(6 suppl):340S-380S.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  17. 17.
    Kolbach DN, et al. Non-pharmaceutical measures for prevention of post-thrombotic ­syndrome. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2004; 1: CD004174.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag London Limited 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Hospital Medicine, Henry Ford HospitalWayne State University School of MedicineDetroitUSA

Personalised recommendations