Search results for "Anticoagulation"

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New oral anticoagulants compared for stroke prevention in afib

Apixaban, rivaroxaban and dabigatran appeared to have similar efficacy for secondary stroke prevention in patients with atrial fibrillation, according to a new analysis.
November 2012

Updated guidelines released on antithrombotic therapy for afib

methods of stroke prevention, adjusted-dose oral vitamin K antagonist (VKA) therapy, and management of bleeding on oral anticoagulation, among other topics. ... When oral anticoagulation is recommended or suggested, the guidelines suggest using a novel
August 2018

In the News

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.
August 2013

Reversal agents for the direct oral anticoagulants

Singer. Stopping a bleed in a patient on anticoagulation is only part of the battle. ... California San Francisco and chief of the anticoagulation and thrombosis services at the San Francisco VA Hospital.
February 2016

Apixaban linked to lower risk of serious bleeding compared to warfarin in patients with or without afib

A recent comparison of anticoagulants in a real-world population found apixaban to be the safest drug, with reduced risks of major, intracranial, and gastrointestinal bleeding compared to warfarin. ... Using data from two U.K. primary care databases,
July 2018

After ICH, patients on NOACs appear more likely to survive to discharge than those on warfarin

The findings in patients with intracerebral hemorrhage suggest that non–vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants may be better than warfarin for patients requiring an anticoagulant with or without concomitant antiplatelet therapy, ... To the authors'
January 2018

Recent Research

30, 2010. Patients were assigned to prophylactic anticoagulation, mechanical devices, both, or neither, based on clinical judgment. ... Researchers compared outcomes for those on prophylactic anticoagulation versus mechanical devices in a separate paired
September 2014

MKSAP quiz on cardiac biomarkers

Medical management for NSTEMI includes aspirin, β-blockers, nitrates, and anticoagulants. Recent randomized trials have shown that full-dose low-molecular-weight heparin is more effective than full-dose unfractionated heparin ... The advantages of
July 2012

Frail elderly, Enterobacteriaceae infections, and more

Anticoagulation was associated with a significantly increased risk of bleeding in patients with acute pulmonary disease (OR, 1.72; 95% CI, 1.23 to 2.39). ... The study was limited by inability to determine whether AF was transient, the overall low
March 2018

In the News

Adding aspirin or NSAID to anticoagulant doubles bleeding risk, guidelines on Clostridium difficile and surgical-site infections, and more. ... The researchers looked at days of aspirin or NSAID use while patients were on one of the anticoagulants and
July 2014

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