Items Tagged ‘venous clots’

December 8, 2009

New Blood Thinner Could Replace Warfarin to Fight Venous Clots

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein

A new blood thinner called dabigatran etexilate may be just as effective in preventing dangerous venous clots as an old standby, warfarin, but much easier for doctors and patients to manage, a new study finds…   “Dabigatran appears to be superior to warfarin in terms of safety and more effective as well. This is the […]

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Tags: blood thinners, venous clots, warfarin

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