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New Drugs for Thromboembolic Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation

… 2 ), have been used to identify the best candidates for anticoagulation. Antithrombotic drugs are the mainstay of … Vitamin K antagonists have been the only option for oral anticoagulation for the last 50 years. However, these drugs … and pharmacokinetic problems. The problems of anticoagulation with vitamin K antagonists have led to the …

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Choice of Anticoagulation Therapy in Atrial Patients with Rate Control and Rhythm Control Strategy - Data from a Multicenter Real-life Registry

… Article Text Figures & Tables References Article Choice of Anticoagulation Therapy in Atrial Patients with Rate Control … Views: 233 Likes: 0 Abstract Keywords atrial fibrillation; anticoagulation , Received: 15 December 2017 Accepted: 15 … to those with rate control, in terms of the choice of anticoagulation therapy. Materials and Methods We analyzed …

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Clinical Implications from Recent Trials and New Guidelines for Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation

… haemorrhage, risk-benefit considerations concerning oral anticoagulation in patients with chronic kidney disease and … , stroke prevention , rivaroxaban , apixaban , anticoagulation , Disclosure: Andreas Mussigbrodt has no … our clinical practice, we try to avoid triple or quadruple anticoagulation or to keep it as short as possible. Difficult …

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Todd Villines

… USA Biography Todd Villines has served as the Director of Anticoagulation Services and is an active clinician, teacher, and researcher in the areas of anticoagulation therapy, outcomes research, and …

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Health Literacy and Atrial Fibrillation: Relevance and Future Directions for Patient-centred Care

… the symptoms of AF, shared decision-making, adherence and anticoagulation for stroke prevention. We discuss … participation in shared decision-making; and (c) anticoagulation for prevention of ischaemic stroke. Within … interventions are derived from specialised arrhythmia or anticoagulation settings. Future studies are required to …

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Will Direct Oral Anticoagulants Have a Chance in Prosthetic Valves?

… (VKA) oral anticoagulants have been ruling the field of anticoagulation for cardiovascular indications for years now. … embolism. Although DOACs represent a major advance in oral anticoagulation, there are several limitations for their use, … European Society of Cardiology recommends lifelong oral anticoagulation using VKA in mechanical valve patients. …

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Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation - The Unmet Need and Morbidity Burden

… with monitoring and maintenance of the correct level of anticoagulation. At present, as few as 20 % of patients who … to use, coupled with more attention to the indications for anticoagulation, should result in more effective anticoagulation and a major reduction in the thromboembolic …

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Secondary Prevention in Patients with Non Valvular Atrial Fibrillation and Previous Stroke. Is It Possible to Have an Appropriate INR Control?

… Introduction Coumadin therapy has been the best oral anticoagulation strategy available since several decades and … identified at highest-risk of stroke receive appropriate anticoagulation with dicumarinics and this strategy can be … in the actual days. Methods We analyzed the quality of anticoagulation with coumadin in our area and its clinical …

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Prevention of Thromboembolism in Atrial Fibrillation Patients

… There is increasing recognition of the superiority of oral anticoagulation over antiplatelet therapy for stroke … prevention in atrial fibrillation. Nevertheless, oral anticoagulation is underused, especially in elderly people, …

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Anticoagulant Therapy for Patients with Coronavirus Disease 2019: Urgent Need for Enhanced Awareness

… in the US has reported that of 786 patients who received anticoagulation therapy, in-hospital mortality was 22.5%, … in-hospital mortality was 29.1% for those who did receive anticoagulation therapy and 62.7% for those who did not. No … (3.0% and 1.9% in the groups with and without anticoagulation therapy, respectively). In general, treatment …

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