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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

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

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

A 4-point score may help clinicians determine which patients with chronic liver disease can safely receive warfarin, a new study reports.
20 May 2014

Guidance released on use of new oral anticoagulants in nonvalvular afib

The European Heart Rhythm Association published guidance last week on using new oral anticoagulants in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation.
7 May 2013

Oral anticoagulants and antiplatelets 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 meta-analysis found.
10 Sep 2013

New oral anticoagulants may slightly decrease all-cause mortality when compared to warfarin, meta-analysis suggests

In patients with atrial fibrillation, the advantages of all 4 new oral anticoagulants over warfarin seem to outweigh the risks, a new meta-analysis found.
10 Dec 2013

Pros, cons of prolonged anticoagulation after a clot

Experts debate about provoked vs. unprovoked venous thromboembolism, and whether a once-high-risk patient can have that status removed later.
1 Feb 2020

Point-of-care screening did not affect diagnosis of afib in primary care, study finds

In a randomized trial at 16 primary care clinics in Massachusetts, rates of new afib diagnosis at one year were 1.72% with afib screening of older patients using a single-lead electrocardiogram versus 1.59% with usual care.
8 Mar 2022

Concomitant aspirin common in afib patients taking oral anticoagulants

Concomitant aspirin use appears common in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) who are taking oral anticoagulants and is associated with significantly increased bleeding risk, a new study has found.
23 Jul 2013

Task Force finds insufficient evidence on screening for afib

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force reviewed trials published since 2017 but did not deem them strong enough to show evidence of benefit or harm.
1 Feb 2022

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