Atrial fibrillation in patient with high thrombotic risk: which therapy?

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Title Atrial fibrillation in patient with high thrombotic risk: which therapy?
 
Creator Dell'Era, Gabriele
 
Description We report the case of an elderly patient suffering for about 20 years of hypertensive cardiac hypertrophy, carotid and peripheral vasculopathy. The patient, initially treated with oral anticoagulant therapy (dicumarol) due to relapsing atrial fibrillation, is an example of long-term use of dabigatran, dictated by safety concern in a patient at high risk of bleeding: as demonstrated by the RE-LY trial, dabigatran 110 mg / day has a preventive effect on cerebral events similar warfarin but with a lower incidence of bleeding. In this case, at high risk both thrombotic and hemorrhagic, the choice of dabigatran was successful in the long term (Cardiology).
 
Publisher Aboutscience Srl
 
Date 2018-10-24
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Case report
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://journals.aboutscience.eu/index.php/aboutopen/article/view/133
10.19156/abtpn.2018.0069
 
Source AboutOpen; V. 4 N. 1 (2018): January - December 2018; 174-178
AboutOpen; Vol 4 No 1 (2018): January - December 2018; 174-178
2465-2628
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://journals.aboutscience.eu/index.php/aboutopen/article/view/133/105
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2018 The authors
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0
 

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