TITLE

Warfarin alone or with aspirin was superior to aspirin alone after acute myocardial infarction but increased bleeding

AUTHOR(S)
Topol, Eric J.
PUB. DATE
March 2003
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Mar/Apr2003, Vol. 138 Issue 2, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the effect of long-term treatment with warfarin on patients who had an acute myocardial infarction in Norway. Background of the patients who participated in the study; Association of major nonfatal bleeding with warfarin; Main outcome measures of the study.
ACCESSION #
9333417

 

Related Articles

  • Warfarin dose and INR related to genotypes of CYP2C9 and VKORC1 in patients with myocardial infarction. Foss Haug, Kari Bente; Sharikabad, Mohammad N.; Kringen, Marianne K.; Narum, Sigrid; Sjaatil, Stine T.; Johansen, Per Wiik; Kierulf, Peter; Seljeflot, Ingebjørg; Arnesen, Harald; Brørs, Odd // Thrombosis Journal;2008, Vol. 6, Special section p1 

    Background: Warfarin treatment has a narrow therapeutic range, requiring meticulous monitoring and dosage titration. Individual dosage requirement has recently partly been explained by genetic variation of the warfarin metabolizing enzyme CYP2C9 and the Vitamin K-activating enzyme VKORC1. In the...

  • Cost-Effectiveness of Rivaroxaban Versus Warfarin for Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation in the Belgian Healthcare Setting. Kleintjens, Joris; Li, Xiao; Simoens, Steven; Thijs, Vincent; Goethals, Marnix; Rietzschel, Ernst; Asukai, Yumi; Saka, Ömer; Evers, Thomas; Faes, Petra; Vansieleghem, Stefaan; Ruyck, Mimi // PharmacoEconomics;Oct2013, Vol. 31 Issue 10, p909 

    Background: Warfarin, an inexpensive drug that has been available for over half a century, has been the mainstay of anticoagulant therapy for stroke prevention in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF). Recently, rivaroxaban, a novel oral anticoagulant (NOAC) which offers some distinct...

  • Dissolution of an apical thrombus by apixaban in a patient with old anteroseptal myocardial infarction. Yanıkoğlu, Atakan; Altıntaş, Mehmet Sait; Ekinözü, İsmail // Anatolian Journal of Cardiology / Anadolu Kardiyoloji Dergisi;Aug2015, Vol. 15 Issue 8, p671 

    The article presents a case study of a 55-year-male presented with follow-up for myocardial infarction (MI) with no atrial fibrillation (AF). Topics discussed include gastric bleeding due to use of warfarin and acetylsalicylate, decision for giving novel oral anticoagulant (NOAC) Apixaban and...

  • This study says that many elderly MI patients do not get the right therapies...  // Modern Medicine;Oct95, Vol. 63 Issue 10, p38 

    Presents an abstract of the article `Quality of Care for Medicare Patients With Acute Myocardial Infarction: A Four-State Pilot Project From the Cooperative Cardiovascular Project,' by E.F. Ellerbeck, S.F. Jencks, M.J. Radford, et al from the `Journal of the American Medical Association' dated...

  • It's safe to enjoy sex after a heart attack.  // Modern Medicine;Jul96, Vol. 64 Issue 7, p10 

    Reports that patients who have suffered a myocardial infarction need not worry that sexual activity will trigger another one according to an article by Jane B. Sherwood published in the May 8, 1996 issue of `The Journal of the American Medical Association'. Results of a survey of 858 heart...

  • Heart disease paradox? Past angina may be protective during MI.  // Geriatrics;Feb95, Vol. 50 Issue 2, p13 

    Reports that patients with previous bouts of angina tend to have a better in-hospital outcome after myocardial infarction (MI) than those without previous angina. Development of preconditioning drugs to protect patients prone to MI.

  • After MI or bypass, patients with low LVEFs benefit most from rehab.  // Geriatrics;Aug98, Vol. 53 Issue 8, p86 

    Focuses on the study `A Randomized comparison of Exercise Training in Patients with Normal vs. Reduced Ventricular Function,' by U. Goebbels, J. Myers, G. Dziekan and others, which was published in May 1998 `Chest' periodical. How to determine the type of rehabilitation program for patients...

  • Hiding Worries from One's Spouse: Associations Between Coping via Protective Buffering and Distress in Male Post-Myocardial Infarction Patients and Their Wives. Suls, Jerry; Green, Peter; Rose, Gail; Lounsbury, Patricia; Gordon, Ellen // Journal of Behavioral Medicine;Aug97, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p333 

    The relationship between protective buffering, a style of coping in which the individual hides his/her concerns from spouse, and level of distress was studied among post-myocardial infarction (MI) patients and their spouses. Forty-three male married MI survivors and their wives completed...

  • Conditional entropy approach for the evaluation of the coupling strength. Porta, A.; Baselli, G.; Lombardi, F.; Montano, N.; Malliani, A.; Cerutti, S. // Biological Cybernetics;1999, Vol. 81 Issue 2, p119 

    Abstract. A method that enables measurement of the degree of coupling between two signals is presented. The method is based on the definition of an uncoupling function calculating, by means of entropy rates, the minimum amount of independent information (i.e. the information carried by one...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics