Author | Christine Blank


Study: VKAs Better Protect Aortic Valve Replacement Patients

June 14, 2019

Study finds higher Ischemic events and mortality in transcatheter valve replacement patients taking non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants versus vitamin K antagonists.

AF Patients Taking OACs Have Lower Dementia Risk

June 14, 2019

Low-risk atrial fibrillation patients who take oral anticoagulants have a lower risk of dementia than those who do not, a study says.

DOAC Use Increasing in Nursing Homes

May 24, 2019

The use of direct‐acting oral anticoagulants has increased among nursing home residents with atrial fibrillation.

Atrial Fibrillation Patients Often Overestimate Stroke and Bleeding Risks

May 24, 2019

Overestimating the bleeding risk of anticoagulants may lead to poor compliance.