Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Lower risk of gastrointestinal bleeding for apixaban

(HealthDay)—For patients receiving direct oral anticoagulant (DOAC) agents for non-valvular atrial fibrillation, apixaban is associated with a lower risk of gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding than rivaroxaban or dabigatran, ...

Cardiology

Newer anticoagulants linked to gastrointestinal bleeding

(HealthDay)—Patients taking the new generation of oral anticoagulants appear to have a higher risk of gastrointestinal bleeding compared with standard care, particularly when treated for venous thrombosis or acute coronary ...

Cardiology

ESC: Complications noted after dabigatran heart valve Tx

(HealthDay)—Patients with heart valve replacements have greater rates of thromboembolic and bleeding complications after treatment with dabigatran compared with warfarin, according to a study published online Sept. 1 in ...

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