Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Proteolytic Pathways in Venous Thrombus Resolution|
Toni M Antalis
|Congressional District Code:
||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| October 2017 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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Background / Rationale: Venous thrombus embolism (VTE), which includes deep vein thrombosis (DVT), and its complications are a significant source of morbidity and mortality among Americans; and have increased in the Veteran population over the last decade. A recent study of almost 500,000 surgeries performed at the Department of Veterans Affair Medical Centers found that over half of the patients developed VTE within 90 days after surgery. Along with the potentially fatal complication of pulmona...
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