Eric Goodman

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Anti-coagulation in the pre/perioperative period

I. Problem/Challenge. Many patients who are on an antithrombotic medication eventually face the need for an operation or invasive procedure. The perioperative risk of increased bleeding and its complications may outweigh the thromboembolic risk of an interruption in their anticoagulant medications. Cardioembolic stroke or arterial thromboembolism frequently leads to major disability and has a high…

Deep vein thrombosis; treatment

Clinically relevant deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is the presence of a blood clot in one or more locations including the veins of the proximal venous drainage of the extremities, the deep veins associated with abdominal organs, the inferior and superior vena cava, and in rare instances, the venous collecting system of the brain. Thromboses are…

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