Cutaneous Cholesterol Emboli with Infarction Clinically Mimicking Heparin Necrosis -- A Case Report
- Anticoagulation. Fay, Matt; Fry, Mandy // Pulse;Sep2015, p84
The article presents questions and answers related to heparin, the new oral anticoagulants(NOACs) and the time when anticoagulation should stop including why NOACs are licensed for non-valvular atrial fibrillation, the choice between NOAC and warfarin, are NOACs safer for poor compliance patients.
- LMWH as Bridge Anticoagulation During Warfarin Interruption. Miller, Karl E. // American Family Physician;4/15/2005, Vol. 71 Issue 8, p1599
Presents an abstract of the study "Molecular-Weight Heparin As Bridging Anticoagulation During Interruption of Warfarin: Assessment of a Standardized Periprocedural Anticoagulant Regimen," by J. D. Douketis and colleagues, published in the June 28, 2004 issue of "Archives of Internal Medicine."
- Bivalirudin superior to heparin in pre-hospital setting for patients with STEMI. // Cardiology Today;Dec2013, Vol. 16 Issue 12, p16
The article discusses findings of a EUROMAX trial indicating better outcomes with ST segment evaluation myocardial infarction (STEMI) anticoagulant bivalirudin in patients who need percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) as compared to using heparin with or without glycoprotein IIb/IIa inhibitors.
- Efficient use of bridge anticoagulation therapy. Perez, Mirza E.; Graham, Mark G.; Sivaraman, Priya // Patient Care;Oct2006, Vol. 40 Issue 10, p38
The article discusses the efficiency of using anticoagulation therapy for the treatment and prevention of thromboembolism. Warfarin has anticoagulation affects. There are several options for the periprocedural management of anticoagulation. Suggested protocols are presented for bridge therapy...
- Traditional anticoagulant therapy: Why abandon half a century of success? Bussey, Henry // American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;10/15/2002, Vol. 59 Issue 20, pS3
The benefits of low-molecular-weight heparins (LMWHs) over heparin and warfarin in treating and preventing thromboembolic disorders are discussed, Numerous advantages are associated with using heparin for treating and preventing thromboembolic disorders. Heparin's short half-life allows for...
- When to Stop Anticoagulation Before Surgery? Elliott, William T. // Infectious Disease Alert;Mar2007, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p2
The article presents information on a study conducted by researchers from Ontario, Canada on when to stop anticoagulation for patients on warfarin who have been bridging therapy with low molecular weight heparin (LMWH) before surgery. Researchers observed 80 patients who were scheduled for...
- When to Stop Anticoagulation Before Surgery? Elliott, William T. // Clinical Oncology Alert;Mar2007 Pharmacology Watch, p2
The article discusses research being done on when to stop anticoagulation before surgery. It references a study published in the 2007 issue of "Annals of Internal Medicine." Study researchers determined the best time to stop anticoagulation in patients on warfarin regimen who have been bridging...
- DOSING CONVERSION FOR ANTICOAGULANTS: DABIGATRAN/HEPARIN/WARFARIN. // Monthly Prescribing Reference;Jul2012, Vol. 28 Issue 7, p46
The article presents several measures that should be taken care before changing the doses of several anticoagulants including Dabigatran, Heparin and Warfarin. It focuses on the starting time of these drugs because it plays an important role in analyzing the effect of drugs. It presents...
- A Simple Tool to Educate Laboratory Staff About Anticoagulation. Mark Steciuk // Laboratory Medicine;Nov2009, Vol. 40 Issue 11, p687
Tests to monitor anticoagulation comprise a large percentage of the work of coagulation laboratories simply due to the large number of patients who receive anticoagulants such as heparin and warfarin. Despite the highly specialized and challenging nature of some coagulation tests, even the...