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Concerns over dosing oral anticoagulants in clinical practice

over dosing oral anticoagulants in clinical practice

Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a heart condition characterized by an abnormal rhythm leading to irregular beat. An important consequence of AF is an incomplete emptying of the atria (upper heart chamber) leading to blood stasis and, potentially,

Oral anticoagulants and renal failure: The mystery yet unsolved

The optimal utilization of novel oral anticoagulants (NOACs) in patients with renal failure represents an urgent, unmet, and yet unsolved need with regard to the choice of agents, duration of treatment, and potential dose/regimen adjustment. Lack of