Tag : anticoagulation therapy

Neurology

ECG Increases AF Detection, but Not Anticoagulation, After Stroke

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Researchers suggest that additional ECG monitoring should be focused on patients with stroke who are at increased risk of atrial fibrillation. Medscape Medical News Source...
Neurology

New Data on Benefit, Risk for Anticoagulation in COVID-19

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New observational studies home in on benefits and risks of anticoagulation in COVID-19 patients, suggest which regimens may be more effective, and show unsuspected emboli...
Neurology

Mini-Dose Edoxaban May Safely Cut AF Stroke Risk in Very Elderly

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Thromboembolic risk plunged on direct oral anticoagulation at an off-label, very-low dose in octogenarians with AF who were considered too high risk for usual dosing;...
Neurology

Rivaroxaban Cuts Stroke Risk in HF Sans AF: Post Hoc COMMANDER-HF

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Oral anticoagulation may have struck the right balance between stroke benefit and bleeding risk in systolic heart failure. Also, a stroke risk prediction tool may...
Neurology

Cerebral Microbleeds Should Not Deter Antithrombotics in Stroke

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The absolute risk for ischemic stroke was consistently higher than the absolute risk for ICH regardless of microbleed burden, a new pooled analysis found. Medscape...
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Only 1 in 5 With High-Risk AF Leave ED on Anticoagulant

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A study of nearly 450 people with atrial fibrillation (AF) treated in the emergency department suggests that anticoagulants may be ‘vastly underutilized’ for the prevention...
Neurology

FDA OKs Dalteparin (Fragmin), First Anticoagulant for Pediatric VTE

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The low-molecular-weight heparin is indicated to reduce the recurrence of symptomatic venous thromboembolism in children as young as 1 month. FDA Approvals Source link...
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Risk-Score Insights on How DOACs Vary in Upper GI Bleed Risk

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Adding a proton-pump inhibitor to oral anticoagulation can defend against gastrointestinal bleeding, but with varying success, depending on which oral anticoagulant, especially in high-risk patients....

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