The American College of Chest Physicians issued an updated guideline last week on antithrombotic therapy for venous thromboembolism (VTE), covering topics such as use of direct-acting oral anticoagulants and outpatient ... a vitamin K antagonist as
Pfeifer. “Too often hospitalists have been afraid to even broach the subject of anticoagulation if the patient has had surgery because we're afraid the surgeon won't want to do
Randomized controlled data are needed on this topic, as well as on the effects of novel anticoagulants in these patients.
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.
Since nearly 19% of the drug administration events in 2007-2009 involved anticoagulation therapy, the NYACP has taken steps to increase awareness of appropriate anticoagulation therapy and dosing. ... The chapter offered a one-hour training Webinar,
Researchers studied 5, 851 patients who had been randomized to dabigatran in the original Randomized Evaluation of Long-Term Anticoagulation Therapy (RE-LY) study (which compared 110 mg and 150 mg
To investigate recurrent thrombotic events after a first episode of CVT, they analyzed associations with demographic characteristics, imaging features, thrombophilic abnormalities, other risk factors for CVT and the duration of anticoagulant
mitral valve involvement (HR, 1.29) or if they received anticoagulant therapy (HR 1.31). ... Based on these results, it seems advisable to avoid anticoagulant therapy in patients with these other risk factors, the study authors concluded.
Higher CHADS. 2. scores pointed to higher risk for adverse outcomes, including stroke, bleeding and death, in patients with atrial fibrillation receiving anticoagulation, according to a new study. ... However, they concluded that increasing CHADS. 2.
Researchers wrote that because many distal thrombi appear to resolve without anticoagulants, detection and treatment of distal DVT may be unnecessary. ... However, current clinical practice guidelines recommend three months of anticoagulation for distal