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Acute MI in sickle cell anemia may confer poor outcomes

August 17, 2017

Patients with sickle cell anemia had an acute MI at an earlier age and an increased risk for hospital mortality compared with patients without sickle cell anemia, according to a study published in The American Journal of Cardiology.

Gbolahan O. Ogunbayo , MD, a first-year fellow at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine in Lexington, and colleagues analyzed data from 2,386,647 admissions for patients with acute MI; 501 patients had sickle cell anemia.

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Elevated MI, stroke risk common with newly diagnosed cancer

August 15, 2017
Patients with newly diagnosed cancer have elevated risk for MI and stroke, particularly in the first 6 months after diagnosis, according to data published in the…
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Venous thromboembolic events persist despite in-hospital prophylaxis

August 11, 2017
Near-universal in-hospital prophylaxis did not lead to declines in hospital-related venous thromboembolic events, according to a study published in Blood. More than…
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Advanced cancer stage at diagnosis increases blood clot risk

August 10, 2017
More advanced disease at the time of cancer diagnosis increased risk for venous thromboembolism, according to a study published in Journal of Thrombosis and
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The Patient with Myelofibrosis

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Myelofibrosis is caused by abnormal stem cells in the bone marrow that cause the uncontrolled production of mature…
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The Patient with Lymphadenopathy

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Castleman’s disease is a rare lymphoproliferative disorder that is characterized by enlargement of 1 (unicentric) or…
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