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Noun1.anticoagulation - the administration of an anticoagulant drug to retard coagulation of the bloodanticoagulation - the administration of an anticoagulant drug to retard coagulation of the blood
medical aid, medical care - professional treatment for illness or injury
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Eve Knight, co-founder and chief executive of AntiCoagulation Europe, added: "With stroke the largest cause of death in Europe, and a major cause of adult disability, it's vital that more is done to detect and diagnose AF.
With this approval, Boehringer Ingelheim is again leading the evolution of anticoagulation care, as we did with the introduction of PradaxaA.
Demographic and incidence data indicate a definite upward trend in the clinical and managed care demand for anticoagulation therapeutics.
After a first episode of venous thromboembolism, more than 40% of patients with transient risk factors underwent anticoagulation therapy for 12 months or longer--a duration at least four times longer than the period recommended in guidelines, said authors of a large prospective cohort study.
1) While anticoagulation is the gold standard of treatment, interruption of the inferior vena cava (IVC) is indicated in those whom anticoagulation is contraindicated or has failed.
If anything, you could say that giving aspirin to patients with AF is harmful because it is minimally or not effective at stroke prevention, yet the risk of major bleeding or intracranial haemorrhage is not significantly different to well-managed oral anticoagulation.
Therefore, it remains imperative that optimal management of warfarin anticoagulation is provided to these patients.
The 2 adults also received therapeutic anticoagulation, which was continued until venous recanalization was documented; the duration of combined antibiotic and anticoagulation treatment was 6 weeks.
Oral anticoagulation was omitted being the patient at prohibitive risk for cerebral bleeding.
Management in a dedicated anticoagulation clinic (ACC) can improve anticoagulation control (van Walraven et al.
Anticoagulation is necessary for the optimal efficiency of such devices, this being a challenge when it is contraindicated such as in haemorrhagic conditions (4).

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