Monthly Archives: March 2017


Contraindications to thrombolytics

Thrombolytics can be used to treat different diseases, such as ischemic strokes (<3-4.5 hours), myocardial infarctions with ST elevation (<12 hours), DVTs (risk of limb loss) and pulmonary embolism (unstable […]


Pulmonary Embolism – Diagnosis and Treatment

Pulmonary Embolism (PE) and Deep Venous Thrombosis (DVT) are two clinical presentations of venous thromboembolism (VTE). Deep venous thrombosis is the most common condition that may lead to pulmonary embolism […]


Psoriatic arthritis

Psoriatic arthritis is a joint disease that occurs in up to 30% of patients with psoriasis. It affects males and females in a 1:1 proportion. It can lead to permanent […]


Deep Venous Thrombosis

Deep venous thrombosis (DVT) is a condition in which a deep vein – most commonly in the lower limb, but can also affect the upper limbs – has it`s flow […]