Friday, 24 September 2021 19:00

Anticoagulation news items. Week commencing 20th September 2021

Novel bleeding prediction model in atrial fibrillation patients on new oral anticoagulants

Heart
Article describes development of a risk score including 9 variables (e.g. male sex, anaemia, thrombocytopaenia, concurrent antiplatelet therapy, hypertension, prior major bleeding, risk factors for a fall, low cholesterol level and low eGFR), requiring further validation.

 

 

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