News tagged with anticoagulant

A new anticoagulant option before cardioversion

Patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) who need anticoagulation before undergoing electrical correction of their abnormal heartbeat (cardioversion) may benefit from treatment with edoxoban - a non-vitamin K antagonist (VKA) ...

Aug 30, 2016
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Evidence stacks up for INR self-monitoring

Patients on long-term anticoagulation therapy who test their own blood-clotting time from home and continue to be managed by their GP are significantly less likely to experience a thromboembolic event, according to Oxford ...

Jul 06, 2016
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New app improves treatment of atrial fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation increases the risk of stroke. Treatment with oral anticoagulation reduces this risk but instead increases the risk of bleeding. Today, a new blood test based tool enabling better and more individualized ...

Apr 04, 2016
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Carbamazepine affects warfarin anticoagulation

(HealthDay)—For warfarin-treated patients, carbamazepine co-treatment is associated with subtherapeutic anticoagulative effect and increased warfarin dose requirements, according to a study published online Jan. 21 in the ...

Jan 29, 2016
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