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MKSAP quiz on perioperative anticoagulation

CHADS. 2. score of 2 or less, stopping warfarin without providing bridging anticoagulation is acceptable. ... This patient does not have an increased risk for a thromboembolic event, so bridging anticoagulation is not needed.
August 2014

MKSAP quiz on anticoagulation

Anticoagulation with warfarin or a newer anticoagulant, such as dabigatran, is required to manage this patient's long-term risk of cardioembolic stroke. ... Anticoagulation with a novel oral anticoagulant (such as dabigatran, rivaroxaban, or apixaban)
October 2016

PE recurrence same with vena cava filter plus anticoagulation as anticoagulation alone

2012. The patients were randomized to retrievable inferior vena cava filter implantation plus anticoagulation (n=200) or anticoagulation alone (n=199) and were followed for 6 months. ... Patients with a contraindication to anticoagulation therapy and
May 2015

New guidelines cover VTE prophylaxis, diagnosis, anticoagulation, and HIT

The guideline on optimal management of anticoagulation offers 25 recommendations and two good-practice statements. ... Conditional recommendations address the choice of nonheparin anticoagulant for treatment of acute HIT.
December 2018

ACC releases decision pathway on bleeding in patients on oral anticoagulants

1. The pathway addresses bleeding complications in patients taking direct oral anticoagulants or vitamin K antagonists, and it supplements the 2017 ACC Expert Consensus Decision Pathway for Periprocedural Management of Anticoagulation ... Anticoagulation
December 2017

Afib initiative strives to close a quality gap

Hospitalists need to become familiar with each of these new anticoagulants,” said Dr. ... Of course, simply prescribing an anticoagulant when it's needed is not sufficient.
August 2012

Anticoagulation didn't benefit patients with afib secondary to ACS, pulmonary disease, or sepsis

Results were published online Sept. 27 by JACC: Clinical Electrophysiology. A third of the patients were discharged on anticoagulation. ... Anticoagulation was associated with a significantly increased risk of bleeding in patients with acute pulmonary
October 2017

Restarting anticoagulation after intracerebral hemorrhage associated with lower thromboembolic risk

A meta-analysis found that more than a third of patients taking an anticoagulant before an intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) restarted anticoagulation after the ICH, and they had lower rates of thromboembolic ... All involved anticoagulation with oral
April 2017

Bonus online case: Antiphospholipid syndrome and bilateral adrenal hemorrhage

The phenomenon of bilateral adrenal hemorrhage in APLS occurs rarely, and is confounded by the fact that most of these patients are on systemic anticoagulation. ... Anticoagulation failure can occur with DOACs in APLS, and warfarin remains the
May 2019

CHA2DS2-VASc score of 1 may merit anticoagulation with new agents

Patients with atrial fibrillation and a CHA. 2. DS. 2. -VASc score of 1 may have a stroke risk high enough to benefit from novel oral anticoagulants, but likely not warfarin, ... 2. DS. 2. -VASc score of 1 would fall between those cutoffs, suggesting
April 2016

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