Sunday, 10 March 2019 11:23

Anticoagulation news items. Week commencing 4th March 2019

Association of Adding Aspirin to Warfarin Therapy Without an Apparent Indication With Bleeding and Other Adverse Events

JAMA Internal Medicine

US registry-based cohort study (n=6539) reports 37.5% received combination warfarin and aspirin without therapeutic indication for aspirin use; compared with matched controls, higher rates of overall bleeding were reported for those on combination (26.0% vs 20.3%; P<0.001).

 

 

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