News tagged with anticoagulants
(Medical Xpress)—Anticoagulants have saved the lives of those at risk for heart attack or stroke. However, because they prevent blood clotting, they can be dangerous to patients who suffer traumatic injuries or who require ...
Medical research Mar 05, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Don't be afraid: very old patients treated with Vitamin K antagonists, if adequately managed, benefit from anticoagulati
Results of the EPICA Study (Elderly Patients followed by Italian Centres for Anticoagulation Study), were presented at the ESC Congress 2011 today. This is the largest study on very old patients anticoagulated with Vitamin ...
Cardiology Aug 29, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
(HealthDay) -- Oral anticoagulation (OAC)-treated patients with high levels of von Willebrand factor (VWF) have elevated risks of bleeding complications and cardiovascular and all-cause mortality, according ...
Cardiology Mar 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The current outbreak of West Nile virus may prove to be the worst since the disease was first recorded in New York 13 years ago, and it shows no indication of slowing down. As of the beginning of this month, ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have found that the use of Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) filters for the prevention and treatment of venous thrombotic events (VTE) may result in poor outcomes due to ...
Cardiology Mar 18, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
An anticoagulant is a substance that prevents coagulation (clotting) of blood. A group of pharmaceuticals called anticoagulants can be used in vivo as a medication for thrombotic disorders. Some anticoagulants are used in medical equipment, such as test tubes, blood transfusion bags, and renal dialysis equipment.
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