Medications

Anticoagulants not tied to higher risk for GI bleed in COVID-19

(HealthDay)—Use of anticoagulation or antiplatelet agents is not a risk factor for gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding among hospitalized COVID-19 patients, according to a study published online Dec. 20 in the Journal of Internal ...

Cardiology

Results from the COBRA-REDUCE trial reported

For patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) that also require oral anticoagulation, treatment with a nanotechnology polymer-coated stent plus 14-day dual anti-platelet therapy (DAPT) did not reduce bleeding ...

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