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Extended anticoagulant treatment appears beneficial for first unprovoked PE

Patients who have had a first unprovoked pulmonary embolism (PE) appear to benefit from extended anticoagulant treatment, according to a new study. ... Whether these should include systematic treatment with vitamin K antagonists, new anticoagulants or
July 2015

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

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

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

Infective endocarditis increases ischemic stroke risk for up to two years

The risk of ischemic stroke was highest during the first four weeks after an infective endocarditis diagnosis, and it was lower in patients on anticoagulation, according to the Danish registry study. ... The results might call for longer follow-up after
May 2019

New afib guideline recommends a more comprehensive stroke risk calculator and includes novel anticoagulants as treatment options

A new guideline for managing nonvalvular atrial fibrillation recommends using the CHA2DS2-VASc stroke risk calculator, and adds 3 new anticoagulants as treatment options. ... Level of Evidence: B). 4. For patients with nonvalvular AF with prior stroke,
April 2014

Fondaparinux associated with fewer HIT complications than approved anticoagulants in industry-funded study

20. HIT-specific complications occurred in none of the fondaparinux-treated patients and 11.7% of the patients treated with the other anticoagulants. ... All-cause in-hospital mortality rates were 0% during fondaparinux treatment and 14.4% with the other
November 2017

Coagulation confusion

How to handle anticoagulants, steroid, cardiac, diabetic, and pulmonary drugs in surgical patients. ... Cohn. Urgent cases, for example, hip fracture patients, may have a little more time for reversing anticoagulation before surgery.
June 2014

ACC releases decision pathway for periop anticoagulation in nonvalvular afib

The pathway, based on expert consensus, offers recommendations on whether and how to periprocedurally bridge and the process of restarting anticoagulation after a procedure. ... With comprehensive flowcharts, the pathway provides guidance on whether, when
January 2017

Guidance released on use of new oral anticoagulants in nonvalvular afib

practical start-up and follow-up plans for patients taking new oral anticoagulants,. ... comparison of new anticoagulants and vitamin K antagonists in patients with AF and a malignancy.
May 2013

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