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Oral anticoagulation (Chest 2012;141:e531S; EHJ 2012;33:2719; Circ 2013;127:1916)

· All valvular AF as stroke threat very high

· Nonvalv. AF: stroke hazard ~4.5%/y; anticoag ® sixty eight% ¯ stroke; use a possibility ranking to lead Rx:

CHADS2: CHF (1 point), HTN (1), Age ≥75 y (1), DM (1), prior Stroke/TIA (2)

CHA2DS2-VASc: provides 65–74 y (1) ≥75 y (2), vasc dis. [MI, Ao plaque, or PAD (1)]; ? (1)

score ³2 ® anticoag; rating 1 ® think of anticoag or ASA (? latter average if chance issue age 65-74 y, vasc dis. or ?); antithrombotic Rx whether rhythm keep watch over [SCORE CORRECTED]

· Rx options: issue Xa or direct thrombin inhib (non-valv in simple terms; no tracking required) or
warfarin (INR 2-3; w/ UFH bridge if excessive possibility of stroke); if Pt refuses anticoag, consider

ASA + clopi or, even much less powerful, ASA by myself (NEJM 2009;360:2066)

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5–2. three × cntl (eg, 60–85 sec) Rivaroxaban: 15 mg bid (for 1st three wk) LMWH by way of warfarin (NEJM 2010;363:2499 & 2012;366:1287); impact wears off w/in 24 h, yet no longer simply instantly reversed Direct thrombin inhibitors (eg, argatroban, lepirudin) utilized in HIT Pts • Early ambulation • DVT & low-risk PE might be handled thoroughly as outPt (Lancet 2011;378:41) • Thrombolysis (eg, TPA a hundred mg over 2 h or wt-adjusted TNK bolus) Use if PE a/w hemodynamic compromise (“massive PE”) contemplate if PE w/o hemodynamic compromise, yet high-risk (“submassive PE,” eg, marked dyspnea, serious hypoxemia, RV dysfxn on echo, RV growth on CTA) and coffee bleed hazard. hazard of ICH ~1% and no confirmed mortality gain (NEJM 2002;347:1143; Cochrane 2006:CD004437). give some thought to if wide (eg, iliofemoral) acute DVT and catheter-directed Rx no longer to be had • Catheter-directed remedy (fibrinolytic & thrombus fragmentation/aspiration) ponder if wide vs. in all acute DVT as ↓ postthrombotic synd (Lancet 2012;379:31) contemplate if PE w/ hemodynamic compromise or excessive possibility and never candidate for systemic fibrinolytic remedy or surgical thrombectomy (Circ 2011;124:2139) • Thrombectomy: if huge, proximal PE + hemodynamic compromise + contra. to lysis; ponder in skilled ctr if huge prox. PE + RV dysfxn (  J Thorac CV Surg 2005;129:1018) • IVC clear out: if anticoagulation contraindication, failure or bleed, or ? ↓ CP reserve; temp. clear out if threat time constrained; including clear out to anticoagulation → PE ↓ half, DVT ↑ 2×, no mort. diff. (NEJM 1998;338:409; Circ 2005;112:416) • long term anticoagulation ideas Warfarin (goal INR 2–3): commence related day as heparin except instability and ? want for lytic, catheter-based Rx or surgical procedure; overlap ≥5 d w/ heparin & until eventually INR ≥2 × ≥24 h Rivaroxaban (after 15 mg bid for 1st three wk, then 20 mg qd) warfarin (see refs above) Dabigatran (NEJM 2009;361:2342) and idrabiotaparinux (weekly SC FXa inhib; Lancet 2012; 379:123) either look warfarin, yet neither FDA licensed VTE a/w melanoma: LMWH × 3–6 mo, then LMWH/warfarin indefinitely or until eventually melanoma cured (NEJM 2003;349:146); ✓ head CT for mind mets if cancer, renal cellphone, thyroid, chorioCA • period of anticoagulation: Superficial venous thrombosis: four wk 1st prox DVT or PE 2° reversible/time-limited probability issue or distal DVT: three mo 1st unprovoked prox DVT or PE: ≥3 mo, then reconsider; if low bleed possibility → indefinite Rx w/ warfarin; prolonged Rx w/ more recent brokers below examine: c/w placebo apixaban (either 2. five or five mg) ↓↓ VTE w/o ↑ significant bleeding (NEJM 2013;368:699); rivaroxaban (20 mg qd) or dabigatran (150 mg bid) additionally ↓↓ VTE yet ↑ significant bleeding (NEJM 2010;363:2499 & 2013;368:709) second VTE occasion: indefinite warfarin (NEJM 1997;336:393 & 2003;348:1425) may be guided by means of D-dimer checking out at 1 & three mo (NEJM 2006;355:1780; Blood 2010;115:481) After 6–18 mo of anticoag for unprovoked VTE, if choose to cease anticoag (eg, b/c of bleeding) ASA ↓ danger of recurrent VTE by means of 32% (NEJM 2012;366:1959 & 367:1979) issues & analysis • Postthrombotic syndrome (25%): soreness, swelling; ↓ with compression stockings × three mo • Recurrent VTE: 1%/y (after 1st VTE) to 5%/y (after recurrent VTE) after in basic terms 6 mo of Rx: 5%/y & >10%/y, respectively predictors: abnl D-dimer 1 month after d/c anticoag (NEJM 2006;355:1780); U/S after three mo of anticoag (Annals 2002;137:955); thrombin new release >400 nM (  JAMA 2006;296:397) • persistent thromboembolic PHT after acute PE ~3.

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