Tag Archives: anticoagulants

The Clinical Course of Venous Thromboembolism May Differ According to Cancer Site

We hypothesized that the clinical course of venous thromboembolism in patients with active cancer may differ according to the specificities of primary tumor site. Aim and Methods We used data from RIETE (international registry of patients with venous thromboembolism) to compare the clinical venous thromboembolism-related outcomes during the course of anticoagulation in patients with one […]

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Improving Warfarin Management Within the Medical Home: A Health-System Approach

Anticoagulation clinics have been considered the optimal strategy for warfarin management with demonstrated improved patient outcomes through increased time in therapeutic international normalized ratio (INR) range, decreased critical INR values, and decreased anticoagulation-related adverse events. However, not all health systems are able to support a specialized anticoagulation clinic or may see patient volume exceed available […]

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National Trends in Ambulatory Oral Anticoagulant Use

A nationally representative audit of outpatient office visits shows that direct oral anticoagulants, associated with increased use of oral anticoagulation for patients with atrial fibrillation, are being rapidly adopted. Background Four direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) have been brought to market for the treatment of nonvalvular atrial fibrillation and venous thromboembolism. Many forces, including numerous positive […]

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