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Bleeding risk lower with aspirin vs. anticoagulation after hip fracture repair, but DVT risk may be higher

The risk of bleeding is lower with aspirin compared to anticoagulants after hip fracture surgery, but the risk of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) may be higher with aspirin, a new analysis ... Bleeding risk was lower with aspirin than anticoagulants after hip
July 2014

New option approved for reversal of anticoagulation

An alternative to plasma (Prothrombin Complex Concentrate, Human; brand name, Kcentra) was approved by the FDA last week for the urgent reversal of vitamin K antagonist (VKA) anticoagulation in adults with ... Like plasma, Kcentra is used in conjunction
May 2013

Bridging afib patients whose anticoagulation is interrupted may raise risk of bleeding, adverse events

The patient's baseline anticoagulant (warfarin vs. dabigatran) wasn't associated with outcome after temporary interruption. ... Two large randomized, placebo-controlled trials are currently underway that should help further inform periprocedural
December 2014

Anticoagulation for heart failure and afib associated with reductions in mortality, but maybe not readmissions

Starting anticoagulation for older patients with heart failure and atrial fibrillation at hospital discharge was associated with improved mortality at 1 and 3 years but was not associated with improved rates ... Among 5,105 patients in 195 hospitals,
September 2014

Adding aspirin or NSAID to anticoagulant doubles bleeding risk

Taking aspirin or an NSAID while on anticoagulant therapy is associated with an increased risk of bleeding in patients who have had a venous thromboembolism (VTE), a recent study found. ... The researchers looked at days of aspirin or NSAID use while
April 2014

New anticoagulants effective for hip, knee replacement prophylaxis but may increase bleeding risk

Newer oral anticoagulants are effective for thromboprophylaxis after total hip or total knee replacement, but they carry a heightened risk of bleeding, a review found. ... New oral anticoagulants hadn't been compared with warfarin, aspirin or
August 2013

Study validates new bleeding risk score for oral anticoagulation in AF

hemoglobin. Researchers recently developed a new biomarker-based bleeding risk score for patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) to help decision making about oral anticoagulation. ... The ABC-bleeding score should thereforeā€œ be useful as decision
April 2016

IVC filters lower PE death risk vs anticoagulants, but raise recurrent VTE risk

bleeding, and recurrent VTE rates through 30 days after starting VTE treatment (anticoagulation or filter insertion). ... The reduction of PE deaths in those with filters versus anticoagulationā€œ suggests that filters offer clinical benefits that are
March 2014

Oral anticoagulants compared for risk of recurrent VTE, major bleeds

All oral anticoagulants and antiplatelet agents reduced recurrence of venous thromboembolism (VTE) compared with placebo, with aspirin reducing risk the least and vitamin K antagonists reducing it the most, a ... patients regarding anticoagulant treatment
September 2013

Score may help determine safe anticoagulation with warfarin in patients with liver disease

Researchers used the Veterans Affairs Study to Improve Anticoagulation database to identify 1,763 patients with liver disease who were receiving oral anticoagulation with warfarin from Oct. ... The authors noted that most of the study patients were men
May 2014

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