Anticoagulant Drugs Found Safe To Use in Patients Undergoing Surgery For Irregular Heartbeat
from News Medical
A trial led by the University of Birmingham has found that two types of blood thinning drugs are safe to use in patients with an irregular heartbeat when they are undergoing surgery aimed at stopping the condition. The anticoagulant drugs, called Apixaban and Vitamin K antagonists (VKAs), also may have a positive impact on a patient's cognitive function, found the research published in European Heart Journal.
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