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Completed studies:

  • Venous Thrombosis Risk Assessment in General Surgery Patients: Current considerations.
  • Thrombosis Prophylaxis Following Total Hip Replacement Using a Combination of Physical and Pharmaceutical Methods.
  • Patient Self-Testing of Prothrombin Time/INR Following Total Hip Replacement.
  • The Use of Risk Factor Assessment in Combination with D-Dimer Testing to Rule Out Suspected Deep Vein Thrombosis.
  • Heparins - Beyond Anti-Xa Activity Structure Function Relationships. 
  • Adenoviral Vector Based Delivery of Thrombomodulin Gene to Provide Localized Anticoagulation to Saphenous Vein Grafts Used in Coronary Artery Bypass Patients.
  • In Vitro Human Vein Model of Metastasis.
  • Computer Assisted Telemanagement of Oral Anticoagulation Therapy with the ProTime Home Monitoring System.
  • Computer Assisted Telemanagement Program to Improve Outcomes during Warfarin Therapy.
  • In Vitro Perfusion System Using Umbilical Cords: Its use is assessing imaging agents for DVT as a model to study focal intimal hyperplasia.
  • Combination of Risk Assessment Score and Rapid D-Dimer Assay for the Exclusion of Deep Vein Thrombosis.
  • Quality of Life Outcomes in a Pilot Anticoagulation Clinic.
  • Long-term Follow-up of Patients after Total Hip Replacement: Investigating the prevalence and pathophysiology of the post-thrombotic syndrome.
  • Relationship between Underlying Coagulapathy and Occult Deep Vein Thrombosis in Patients with Suspected Thoracic Malignancies.
  • Levodopa Treatment and Homocysteine-related Vascular Disease in Parkinson's Patients.
  • Polar Air Cargo: Assessment of risk in long haul cargo pilots.
  • In Vivo Mouse Model of Metastasis.
  • Traveler's Thrombosis: Assessment of risk.
  • Assessment of Thrombotic Risk in General Long Distance Travel.
  • A Prospective Evaluation of Leg Symptoms and Quality of Life in Patients with Acute VTE.
  • Efficacy of Fondaparinux Sodium in Surgery: Assessment of quality of life.
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis as a Complication of a Synovial Cyst After Total Hip Replacement: A case report.
  • Anticoagulation Guidelines in Neurosurgery and Stroke Patients.
  • Vein Graft Disease and the Timing of Saphenous Vein Grafts.
  • Risk Factor Assessment in the Management of Patients with Suspected Deep Vein Thrombosis.
  • The Evaluation of Therapeutic Compression Stockings in the Treatment of Lower Extremity Chronic Venous Insufficiency.
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis Resolution as a Function of the Level of Oral Anticoagulation.
  • Rate of Deep Vein Thrombosis Resolution Following Total Hip Replacement.
  • Venous Thromboembolism in Medicare Patients.
  • Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism in North America among General Surgeons: Results of a Survey.
  • Customizing the Approach to Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis - Risk Factor Assessment Models.