Cardiology

Lower thromboembolic risk with new A-fib after CABG versus NVAF

(HealthDay)—For patients post coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery, new-onset postoperative atrial fibrillation (POAF) is associated with lower long-term thromboembolic risk than that seen among patients with nonvalvular ...

Cardiology

Rivaroxaban reduces VTE recurrence compared with aspirin

In patients at elevated risk for a recurrence of potentially life-threatening blood clots, a low dose of the oral blood-thinning medication rivaroxaban reduced recurrences more than three-fold compared with aspirin, with ...

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