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Anticoagulation not superior to placebo for calf DVT in low-risk patients, may increase bleeding risk

The randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial examined a composite measure of extension of calf deep venous thrombosis (DVT) to proximal veins, contralateral proximal DVT, and symptomatic pulmonary embolism in a modified intention-to-treat population.
15 Nov 2016

Oral anticoagulants for stroke prevention may be underprescribed in outpatients with AF

Specialists were more likely to prescribe an oral anticoagulant as the number of stroke risk factors increased as measured by the CHADS2 and CHA2DS2-VASc scores, the study noted.
22 Mar 2016

Extended anticoagulant treatment prevents recurrent VTE after first unprovoked PE

An additional 18 months of warfarin treatment in patients with first unprovoked PE improves outcomes versus placebo, although the improvement was not sustained after anticoagulant treatment was discontinued.
14 Jul 2015

Oral anticoagulation may be associated with decline in renal function in afib patients

Although the findings are most likely not a “game changer,” they may lead physicians to fine-tune their clinical practice.
9 Jun 2015

Systematic review compares new and old anticoagulation options for acute VTE

The benefits and risks of 8 different anticoagulation strategies for patients with venous thromboembolism (VTE), including heparin and new oral anticoagulants, were compared in a large new analysis.
23 Sep 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 of all-cause cardiovascular readmission or stroke, a study found.
16 Sep 2014

Postexposure prophylaxis drug, vaccine complications, and anticoagulation in COVID-19

A monoclonal antibody combination was effective for postexposure prophylaxis and received emergency use authorization. A study investigated postvaccine myocarditis and pericarditis, and effects of full-dose anticoagulation differed by whether patients were critically ill.
10 Aug 2021

NSAIDs may increase bleeding, CV events when combined with antiplatelet or anticoagulant agents post-MI

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) were associated with increased risk of bleeding and thrombotic events, even during short-term treatment, among patients receiving antithrombotic therapy after myocardial infarction (MI), a study found.
3 Mar 2015

New afib guideline covers novel anticoagulants, ablation

A new guideline for managing nonvalvular atrial fibrillation recommends using a more comprehensive risk calculator, diminishing aspirin's role, adding 3 new anticoagulants to treatment options, and increasing use of radiofrequency ablation.
1 Apr 2014

Adding aspirin or NSAID to anticoagulant doubles bleeding risk

Taking aspirin or an NSAID while on anticoagulant therapy significantly increases the risk of bleeding in patients who have had a venous thromboembolism (VTE), a recent study found.
22 Apr 2014

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