A New Risk Scheme to Predict Warfarin-Associated Hemorrhage The ATRIA (Anticoagulation and Risk Factors in Atrial Fibrillation) Study.
Summary of "A New Risk Scheme to Predict Warfarin-Associated Hemorrhage The ATRIA (Anticoagulation and Risk Factors in Atrial Fibrillation) Study."
The purpose of this study was to develop a risk stratification score to predict warfarin-associated hemorrhage.
Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: Journal of the American College of Cardiology
- PubMed Source: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21757117
- DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2011.03.031
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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions
An anticoagulant that acts by inhibiting the synthesis of vitamin K-dependent coagulation factors. Warfarin is indicated for the prophylaxis and/or treatment of venous thrombosis and its extension, pulmonary embolism, and atrial fibrillation with embolization. It is also used as an adjunct in the prophylaxis of systemic embolism after myocardial infarction. Warfarin is also used as a rodenticide.
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Hemorrhage within the orbital cavity, posterior to the eyeball.