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Dual therapy for afib after PCI may reduce bleeding risk better than triple therapy

Researchers reviewed four randomized controlled trials of 7,953 patients that compared the effects of dual versus triple therapy on bleeding, mortality, and ischemic events after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI).
17 Mar 2020

Intentionally seek deviations to avoid early anchoring

In a new series, Pearls from I.M. Peers, Maria (Gaby) Frank, MD, FACP, explains how noting variations in expected patterns can help internists avoid early anchoring errors when making a diagnosis.
1 Feb 2022

NOACs recommended instead of warfarin for some afib patients, guideline states

An updated guideline on atrial fibrillation responds to new evidence, as well as the advent of new drugs and devices to treat the condition.
5 Feb 2019

MKSAP Quiz: Follow-up for primary membranous glomerulopathy

A 38-year-old woman is evaluated during a follow-up visit for primary membranous glomerulopathy diagnosed by kidney biopsy 4 months ago. She was found to be positive for anti–phospholipase A2 receptor (PLA2R) antibodies. Vital signs are normal and there is pitting lower extremity edema to the mid shins bilaterally. What complication is she at risk for developing?
5 Nov 2019

MKSAP Quiz: INR management

A 61-year-old woman undergoes routine evaluation. She reports no recent changes in her medications. She has a history of idiopathic deep venous thrombosis. Her only medication is warfarin, initiated 2 months ago. Following a physical exam and international normalized ratio (INR) measurement of 7.2, what is the most appropriate management?
28 Jul 2020

Major bleeding, mortality risks after VTE similar on DOACs or warfarin

The risk of major bleeding and of death was similar for patients taking direct oral anticoagulants compared to those taking warfarin.
24 Oct 2017

Guideline released on management of nosebleeds

The guideline from the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Foundation defines useful actions for clinicians, identifies quality improvement opportunities, and offers recommendations for clinical practice.
14 Jan 2020

Identify ischemic risks in stroke, TIA patients in latest Curbsiders podcast

Chris Favilla, MD, a stroke neurologist at the University of Pennsylvania, walks listeners through the inner workings of the brain.
6 Aug 2019

MKSAP Quiz: Anticoagulation management during pregnancy

A 26-year-old woman with a mechanical mitral valve prosthesis visits to discuss anticoagulation management during pregnancy. Her last menstrual period was 6 weeks ago and her pregnancy was confirmed by laboratory testing in the office. Her mitral valve was replaced 5 years ago. Her medications are low-dose aspirin, metoprolol, and warfarin (4 mg/d). Which anticoagulation regimen will provide the greatest protection against thromboembolism during her pregnancy?
21 Nov 2017

Clot concerns with adenovirus COVID-19 vaccines, antibody treatment recommendations and data

Based on reports of cerebral venous sinus thrombosis with the Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) COVID-19 vaccine, federal officials recommended a pause in its use, which will be reconsidered on April 23. The NIH updated its recommendations on monoclonal antibody treatments for outpatients.
20 Apr 2021

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