Antithrombotic therapy for cardiac disease

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This chapter reviews primary and secondary prevention of ischemic heart disease. Also reviewed is stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation and with cardiac valves. Antithrombotic therapy is used for two major purposes in the treatment of cardiac disease. The first is the prevention of embolic disease and the other is for treatment of ischemic heart disease.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationHemostasis and Thrombosis, Third Edition
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)9783319093123
ISBN (Print)9783319093116
StatePublished - Jan 1 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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