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New Oral Anticoagulants: Ready for Prime Time? by Alvin B. Lin Medical DoctorHealth Maven over a year ago to approve two new oral anticoagulants for use in preventing stroke in atrial fibrillation... anticoagulants increased risk of bleeding in patients prescribed anti-platelet agents in response to an acute...
Novel Oral Anticoagulants: There's A New Sheriff In Town by Alvin B. Lin Medical DoctorHealth Maven Up until recently, anyone in need of long term anticoagulation turned to a vitamin K... Journal of Medicine suggests that there's a new sheriff in town :  apixiban, a novel oral anticoagulant...
Anticoagulants: New vs Old? by Alvin B. Lin Medical DoctorHealth Maven is the risk of the unknown.  When it comes to long-term outpatient anticoagulation, warfarin, a vitamin K antagonist, has held court for eons.  However, because the level of anticoagulation can be affected...
Anticoagulants: New vs Old? Part 2 by Alvin B. Lin Medical DoctorHealth Maven in which the authors concluded that use of new oral anticoagulants (NOAC) such as dabigatran & rivaroxaban... so perhaps.  So here we are in a brave new world of anticoagulation.  Everyone has a different idea of how to interpret the data set...
ESC: New Anticoagulant, Edoxaban, Safer Than Warfarin by Mellanie H. Patient Expert We’re finally getting a glimpse into what to expect from edoxaban, the 4th new anticoagulant medication. At the European Society of Cardiology in Amsterdam, it was reported that edoxaban was safer...
Top Things You Need to Know When Taking an Anticoagulant – Video by Mellanie H. Patient Expert StopAfib.org participated in a video series for those living with afib. The latest video, The Top Things You Need to Know When Taking an Anticoagulant, was released on September 29 for World Heart Day...
Free Online Anticoagulation Treatment for Atrial Fibrillation Seminar October 15 by Mellanie H. Patient Expert ACT (Anti-Coagulation Therapy) Now, a free educational seminar, will be held on October 15, 2013. StopAfib.org founder, Mellanie True Hills, will be one of the panelists. Learn more at: Online educational seminar, ACT (Anti-
Is Aspirin’s role become reduntant once the patient is started on oral anticoagulants or Heparin ? by Dr. Sangareddi V. Medical Doctor Anticoagulants are different from  antiplatelet agents. One acts on coagulation cascade... anticoagulants ? Ans :  Since it  affects only clotting mechanism bleeding time will be normal or near normal...
Anticoagulant Citrate Phosphate Dextrose Solution, USP (CPD) BLOOD-PACK Unit By Fenwal: Recall - Labeling Issue Identified by FDA ) of product code 4R1584, Anticoagulant Citrate Phosphate Dextrose Solution, USP (CPD) BLOOD-PACK unit.  Fenwal...
Are you at risk of bleeding from anticoagulants Coumadin or warfarin: New “HAS-BLED” tool assesses risk for those wi by Mellanie H. Patient Expert One of the most common questions we get centers around the use of anticoagulant drugseither... should be on them. Anticoagulants decrease stroke risk, but can also increase bleeding risk. How do you sort it all out? It’s...

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