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anticoagulation

Definitions

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  • adj. Acting to combat or prevent coagulation of blood
  • n. Treatment to prevent coagulation of blood

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  • n. the administration of an anticoagulant drug to retard coagulation of the blood

Etymologies

anti- +‎ coagulation (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • In such patients, cardioversion should be delayed until the patient has been anticoagulated at appropriate levels INR 2.0 to 3.0 for three to four weeks or shorter term anticoagulation if screening transesophageal echocardiography has excluded atrial and atrial appendage thrombi.

    Sometimes I Hate Being Good

  • 2002, Medicare approved coverage for home testing for patients on anticoagulation therapy with prosthetic heart valves, and in 2008, it expanded the availability of home testing to those who need long-term anticoagulation therapy, such as people with the heart condition atrial fibrillation.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • Blood-thinning drugs such as warfarin, also known as anticoagulation therapy, are prescribed to help keep the blood from clotting excessively, as this can cause ischemic strokes or heart attacks.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • It's actually not anticoagulation which is what something like aspirin would do.

    CNN Transcript Aug 31, 2004

  • "It looks like a true game-changer in terms of the utilization of anticoagulation therapy," said Ralph Brindis , a cardiologist at Kaiser Permanente's Northern California operations and the past president of the American College of Cardiology.

    Study Gives Lift to Drug That Cuts Stroke Risk

  • In an editorial accompanying publication of the study in the New England Journal of Medicine, Dr. Mega cited all three drugs, plus at least one more in development, as representing a "new era" in anticoagulation.

    Study Gives Lift to Drug That Cuts Stroke Risk

  • The company also said some of the strokes might have been related to "inadequate anticoagulation," or use of medications to thin the blood following the procedure.

    FDA Panel Rejects Medtronic Heart Device

  • Patients with a mechanical valve require anticoagulation medication to prevent clots from forming on the valve.

    Cardiac terms and definitions

  • Does ultra sound help decisions regarding length of anticoagulation for DVT

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • The longer you treat the greater the likelihood of a serious bleeding complication, the shorter the period of anticoagulation, the greater the risk of thrombotic events.

    Archive 2009-01-01

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