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Impact of Body Mass Index and Genetics on Warfarin Major Bleeding Outcomes in a Community Setting

Several studies have demonstrated an association between body mass index (BMI) and warfarin therapeutic dose, but none evaluated the association of BMI with the clinically important outcome of major bleeding in a community setting. To address this evidence gap, we conducted a case–control study to evaluate the association between BMI and major bleeding risk among […]

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April 2014: Should Patients Stop Antiplatelet Medication before Oral Surgery? (video)

Should patients stop taking antiplatelet therapy when they have dental surgery? “Absolutely not,” says AJM Editor-in-Chief Dr. Joseph S. Alpert. Check out this video and the April 2014 review on this topic. Check out this new study: Dental Surgery and Antiplatelet Agents: Bleed or Die  

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