Direct oral anticoagulants

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This chapter reviews the new direct oral anticoagulants–thrombin inhibitor and Xa inhibitors. The specific drugs are reviewed as well as the specific indications–prevention and treatment of deep venous thrombosis, stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation, and then acute coronary syndrome. Finally, common issues such as monitoring and choosing the appropriate patient to use the drugs are reviewed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationHemostasis and Thrombosis, Third Edition
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages4
ISBN (Electronic)9783319093123
ISBN (Print)9783319093116
StatePublished - Jan 1 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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