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Current tools insufficient to guide anticoagulation decisions for new-onset AF in sepsis

The most commonly used stroke risk calculator does not predict postsepsis stroke and should not be used to guide decisions about anticoagulation among patients with new-onset atrial fibrillation (AF) and sepsis, a new study concluded.
17 Apr 2024

Decision pathway addresses bleeding in patients on oral anticoagulants

The guidance from the American College of Cardiology covers management of major and minor bleeding in patients treated with direct-acting oral anticoagulants or vitamin K antagonists for any indication.
22 Jul 2020

April 17, 2024

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Early anticoagulation appears safe after acute ischemic stroke in patients with afib

The AREST trial, which ended early due to changes in national guidelines, found statistically similar but numerically lower rates of the primary study outcome (fatal stroke, recurrent ischemic stroke, or transient ischemic attack) in those who received anticoagulation early with apixaban versus later with warfarin.
3 Mar 2021

Two in five HF patients not on guideline-directed medical therapy at discharge

A study of Veterans Affairs hospitals found that 42% of patients hospitalized for heart failure (HF) in 2013 to 2019 were not prescribed all guideline-recommended medications at discharge, and those receiving care at urban hospitals were even less likely to receive the treatments.
10 Apr 2024

COVID-19 research focused on anticoagulation, vaccine-induced thrombocytopenia

Two new studies support prophylactic, rather than therapeutic, anticoagulation for COVID-19 patients, and case reports provide more information about vaccine-induced immune thrombotic thrombocytopenia.
16 Jun 2021

COVID-19 guideline update from NIH, postdischarge anticoagulation, remdesivir effects

The latest news on inpatient COVID-19 care includes some changes to the NIH guidelines for COVID-19 treatment, as well as studies showing that rivaroxaban after discharge reduced clots and remdesivir helped inpatients on no or low-flow oxygen but not those who were sicker.
22 Dec 2021

September 2016

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tPA bolus within 48 hours of DOAC use not associated with increased risk for intracerebral hemorrhage vs. warfarin or no anticoagulation

A systematic review and meta-analysis compared the rate of symptomatic intracerebral hemorrhage in stroke patients pretreated with a direct oral anticoagulant (DOAC) versus those without prior anticoagulation and those on warfarin with an international normalized ratio below 1.7.
8 Jan 2020

Catheter-directed thrombolysis reduced mortality versus anticoagulation alone in PE

For patients with acute pulmonary embolism, including those at intermediate risk, anticoagulation carried a lower risk of major bleeding than catheter-directed or systemic thrombolysis, a recent review also found.
25 Oct 2023

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