Joseph A Caprini

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Treatment of venous thromboembolism: adherence to guidelines and impact of physician knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs
    Joseph A Caprini
    Evanston Northwestern Healthcare and Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Ill, USA
    J Vasc Surg 42:726-33. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Increasing awareness about venous disease: The American Venous Forum expands the National Venous Screening Program
    Robert B McLafferty
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Southern Illinois University, Springfield, Ill, USA
    J Vasc Surg 48:394-9. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Risk assessment as a guide to thrombosis prophylaxis
    Joseph A Caprini
    Division of Vascular Surgery, NorthShore University Healthsystem, Evanston, IL, USA
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 16:448-52. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Identification of patient venous thromboembolism risk across the continuum of care
    Joseph A Caprini
    Division of Vascular Surgery, NorthShore University Healthsystem, Evanston, IL, USA
    Clin Appl Thromb Hemost 17:590-9. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Mechanical methods for thrombosis prophylaxis
    Joseph A Caprini
    NorthShore University Healthsystem, Evanston, Illinois, USA
    Clin Appl Thromb Hemost 16:668-73. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Thrombophilia testing in patients with venous thrombosis
    J A Caprini
    Department of Surgery, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 30:550-5. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Implications of thromboprophylaxis registry data on clinical practice
    Joseph A Caprini
    Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery, NorthShore University Healthsystem, Evanston, Illinois, USA
    Am J Med Sci 338:58-63. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Intermittent pneumatic compression and pharmacologic thrombosis prophylaxis
    Joseph A Caprini
    Division of Vascular Surgery, NorthShore University Healthsystem, Evanston, USA
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 15:439-42. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Compliance with antithrombotic guidelines
    Joseph A Caprini
    Department of Surgery, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Glenbrook Hospital, 2100 Pfingsten Road, Glenview, IL 60025, USA
    Manag Care 15:49-50, 53-60, 66. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Venous thromboembolism in surgery--a preventable complication. Introduction
    Joseph A Caprini
    Louis W Biegler Chair of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery, NorthShore University Healthsystem, Evanston, Illinois, USA
    Am J Surg 199:S1-2. 2010

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Publications33

  1. ncbi request reprint Treatment of venous thromboembolism: adherence to guidelines and impact of physician knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs
    Joseph A Caprini
    Evanston Northwestern Healthcare and Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Ill, USA
    J Vasc Surg 42:726-33. 2005
    ..To assess the treatment of venous thromboembolism (VTE) in hospitalized patients enrolled in a national, multicenter database...
  2. doi request reprint Increasing awareness about venous disease: The American Venous Forum expands the National Venous Screening Program
    Robert B McLafferty
    Division of Vascular Surgery, Southern Illinois University, Springfield, Ill, USA
    J Vasc Surg 48:394-9. 2008
    ..To evaluate the results of the expanded National Venous Screening Program (NVSP) as administered by the American Venous Forum...
  3. doi request reprint Risk assessment as a guide to thrombosis prophylaxis
    Joseph A Caprini
    Division of Vascular Surgery, NorthShore University Healthsystem, Evanston, IL, USA
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 16:448-52. 2010
    ..Complete assessment is necessary in order to provide the proper type, duration, and intensity of prophylaxis, especially following discharge...
  4. doi request reprint Identification of patient venous thromboembolism risk across the continuum of care
    Joseph A Caprini
    Division of Vascular Surgery, NorthShore University Healthsystem, Evanston, IL, USA
    Clin Appl Thromb Hemost 17:590-9. 2011
    ..Finally, a mandatory alert system requiring the clinician to address the issue of prophylaxis before any orders are carried out by the nursing staff is one way to protect all hospitalized patients...
  5. doi request reprint Mechanical methods for thrombosis prophylaxis
    Joseph A Caprini
    NorthShore University Healthsystem, Evanston, Illinois, USA
    Clin Appl Thromb Hemost 16:668-73. 2010
    ..Finally, compliance using these devices is a major problem, and until systems have been developed to easily monitor and ensure compliance, these methods will enjoy only limited use...
  6. ncbi request reprint Thrombophilia testing in patients with venous thrombosis
    J A Caprini
    Department of Surgery, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 30:550-5. 2005
    ..Laboratory investigations are rarely done for those with superficial venous thrombosis (SVT) or isolated calf vein thrombosis (CVT) which are often not treated with anticoagulants...
  7. doi request reprint Implications of thromboprophylaxis registry data on clinical practice
    Joseph A Caprini
    Department of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery, NorthShore University Healthsystem, Evanston, Illinois, USA
    Am J Med Sci 338:58-63. 2009
    ..We propose that data from both registries and randomized clinical trials should be used together when determining the most appropriate management strategy for individual patients...
  8. doi request reprint Intermittent pneumatic compression and pharmacologic thrombosis prophylaxis
    Joseph A Caprini
    Division of Vascular Surgery, NorthShore University Healthsystem, Evanston, USA
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 15:439-42. 2009
    ..Despite these measures, only about 50% of the 'at-risk' patients worldwide receive appropriate thrombosis prophylaxis...
  9. ncbi request reprint Compliance with antithrombotic guidelines
    Joseph A Caprini
    Department of Surgery, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Glenbrook Hospital, 2100 Pfingsten Road, Glenview, IL 60025, USA
    Manag Care 15:49-50, 53-60, 66. 2006
    ..Multifaceted, interdisciplinary strategies involving risk-assessment models, electronic reminders, and audit and feedback show the most potential to improve compliance with guidelines...
  10. doi request reprint Venous thromboembolism in surgery--a preventable complication. Introduction
    Joseph A Caprini
    Louis W Biegler Chair of Surgery, Division of Vascular Surgery, NorthShore University Healthsystem, Evanston, Illinois, USA
    Am J Surg 199:S1-2. 2010
    ..This article provides background information and an introduction to the accompanying articles on venous thromboembolism in surgical patients...
  11. doi request reprint Risk assessment as a guide for the prevention of the many faces of venous thromboembolism
    Joseph A Caprini
    University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Surg 199:S3-10. 2010
    ..This article discusses recent trends in the development and validation of venous thromboembolism risk scores, including the results of a large validation study...
  12. doi request reprint Anticoagulants for thrombosis prophylaxis following surgery: a continuing saga
    Joseph A Caprini
    Department of Surgery, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Skokie, IL 60077, USA
    Thromb Haemost 99:993-4. 2008
  13. ncbi request reprint Laboratory markers in the diagnosis of venous thromboembolism
    Joseph A Caprini
    Department of Surgery, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Burch 104, 2650 Ridge Ave, Evanston, Ill 60201, USA
    Circulation 109:I4-8. 2004
    ..Often, lifelong anticoagulation may be needed as these patients and family members may need testing before taking birth control pills or hormonal replacement...
  14. pmc Deep vein thrombosis: validation of a patient-reported leg symptom index
    Stacie A Hudgens
    Center on Outcomes, Research and Education, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, 1001 University Place, Suite 100, Evanston, Illinois 60201, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 1:76. 2003
    ..As a result, a clinical tool in addition to US to detect symptom emergence or exacerbation in patients after DVT would be of value...
  15. ncbi request reprint Economic burden of long-term complications of deep vein thrombosis after total hip replacement surgery in the United States
    Joseph A Caprini
    Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Evanston, IL, USA
    Value Health 6:59-74. 2003
    ..Estimates of the cost of long-term complications of a primary deep vein thrombosis (DVT), including the post-thrombotic syndrome (PTS) and recurrent venous thromboembolism (VTE), may be relevant for resource allocation decisions...
  16. ncbi request reprint Thrombosis prophylaxis in orthopedic surgery: current clinical considerations
    Joseph A Caprini
    Department of Surgery, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    J South Orthop Assoc 11:190-6. 2002
    ..In addition, thrombosis prophylaxis modalities are discussed and suggestions made based on current Chest Consensus Guidelines and FDA-approved products...
  17. ncbi request reprint Hyperhomocysteinemia and thrombosis: an overview
    Mohamed M Eldibany
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 131:872-84. 2007
    ..Such reactions are essential to normal cellular growth, differentiation, and function. Excess homocysteine is associated with vascular disease and related disorders...
  18. doi request reprint Current state of knowledge on oral anticoagulant reversal using procoagulant factors
    Diane Nitzki-George
    Anticoagulation Clinic, NorthShore University Healthsystem, Glenbrook Hospital, Glenview, IL, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 47:841-55. 2013
    ..To discuss current trends and challenges in the use of procoagulants for treating bleeding caused by use of oral anticoagulants...
  19. ncbi request reprint Lower extremity deep venous thrombosis: evaluation with ferumoxytol-enhanced MR imaging and dual-contrast mechanism--preliminary experience
    Wei Li
    Department of Radiology, Center for Advanced Imaging, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Walgreen Building, Suite G507, 2650 Ridge Ave, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Radiology 242:873-81. 2007
    ..008). Ferumoxytol-enhanced MR imaging can depict DVT with a dual-contrast mechanism and show the extent of thrombus...
  20. doi request reprint Post-discharge venous thromboembolism after cancer surgery: extending the case for extended prophylaxis
    Ryan P Merkow
    Department of Surgery, Jesse Brown VAMC, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Ann Surg 254:131-7. 2011
    ..To (1) define the frequency of overall and postdischarge venous thromboembolism (VTE) after cancer surgery, (2) identify VTE risk for individual cancer operations, and (3) assess mortality rates in patients who experienced a VTE...
  21. doi request reprint Acute venous disease: venous thrombosis and venous trauma
    Mark H Meissner
    Department of Surgery, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle 98195, USA
    J Vasc Surg 46:25S-53S. 2007
    ..Venous injuries are similarly under-reported and the true incidence is unknown. Current recommendations include repair of injuries to the major proximal veins. If repair not safe or possible, ligation should be performed...
  22. ncbi request reprint The management and outcome of acute venous thromboembolism: a prospective registry including 4011 patients
    Juan I Arcelus
    Hospital Virgen de las Nieves, University of Granada, Spain
    J Vasc Surg 38:916-22. 2003
    ..To obtain a realistic overview of management and clinical outcomes of patients with venous thromboembolism (VTE) in Spain on the basis of data from a national multicenter registry...
  23. ncbi request reprint Thrombosis risk assessment as a guide to quality patient care
    Joseph A Caprini
    Dis Mon 51:70-8. 2005
  24. ncbi request reprint Venous thromboembolism and cancer
    David Bergqvist
    Uppsala University Hospital, Department of Surgical Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden
    Curr Probl Surg 44:157-216. 2007
  25. ncbi request reprint Antithrombotic therapy practices in US hospitals in an era of practice guidelines
    Victor F Tapson
    Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:1458-64. 2005
    ..Antithrombotic therapy is efficacious for the prevention of thromboembolic disease, but it necessitates careful risk-benefit assessment...
  26. ncbi request reprint Venous thromboembolism following major orthopedic surgery: what is the risk after discharge?
    Juan I Arcelus
    University of Granada Medical School and Hospital San Juan de Dios, Granada, Spain
    Orthopedics 29:506-16. 2006
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  27. doi request reprint Clinical presentation and time-course of postoperative venous thromboembolism: Results from the RIETE Registry
    Juan Ignacio Arcelus
    Departamento de Cirugía de la Universidad de Granada y Hospital Virgen de las Nieves, Granada, Spain
    Thromb Haemost 99:546-51. 2008
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  28. ncbi request reprint Results of the national pilot screening program for venous disease by the American Venous Forum
    Robert B McLafferty
    Southern Illinois University, Springfield, IL 62794 0741, USA
    J Vasc Surg 45:142-148. 2007
    ..This report describes the pilot of a free comprehensive national screening program for venous disease...
  29. ncbi request reprint Fatal vascular outcomes following major orthopedic surgery
    Ola E Dahl
    Thrombosis Research Institute, London, UK
    Thromb Haemost 93:860-6. 2005
    ..In conclusion, although prophylaxis results in a reduction in overall mortality and fatal pulmonary embolism, vascular events continue to be a common cause of mortality...
  30. ncbi request reprint Calf deep venous thrombosis should be treated with anticoagulation
    Steven R Deitcher
    Section of Hematology and Coagulation Medicine, Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Desk R 35, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Med Clin North Am 87:1157-64. 2003
    ..Physical examination is unrevealing except for calf tenderness, redness, warmth, and swelling. He is ambulatory. A decision is made to treat the calf deep venous thrombosis (DVT) with anticoagulation...
  31. ncbi request reprint The prophylaxis of venous thrombosis in patients with cancer undergoing major abdominal surgery: emerging options
    Giancarlo Agnelli
    Stroke Unit and Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    J Surg Oncol 96:265-72. 2007
    ..Recent data suggest that Factor Xa inhibitors are safe and effective for VTE prevention in patients with cancer undergoing abdominal surgery. Further study in this patient population is warranted...
  32. ncbi request reprint Correlates of thrombin generation in patients with advanced prostate cancer
    Stuart E Lind
    Department of Medicine, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK, USA
    Thromb Haemost 89:185-9. 2003
    ..They provide a rationale for studying the effects of inhibitors of thrombin generation upon the biology of prostate cancer...
  33. ncbi request reprint Air travel-related venous thromboembolism
    Bo Eklof
    Dis Mon 51:200-7. 2005