Cardiology

New cancer diagnosis may come with risk of thromboembolism

Patients newly diagnosed with cancer may have a substantially increased short-term risk of arterial thromboembolism, according to a study published today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.

Cardiology

Omission of aspirin from antiplatelet regimen: The WOEST study

Lifelong anticoagulation is necessary for the prevention of stroke in patients with rhythm disturbances and with mechanical valves. Patients who have a coronary stent implanted also need the antiplatelet drugs aspirin and ...