A case of dabigatran-associated acute renal failure.

@article{Shafi2013ACO,
  title={A case of dabigatran-associated acute renal failure.},
  author={Salman Tahir Shafi and Hilmer Negrete and Prakash Roy and Carmen J Julius and Erdal Sarac},
  journal={WMJ : official publication of the State Medical Society of Wisconsin},
  year={2013},
  volume={112 4},
  pages={173-5; quiz 176}
}
Dabigatran is a direct thrombin inhibitor that reduces the risk of systemic embolism in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation. We report a case of an elderly man who developed unexplained rapid decline in renal function 6 weeks after starting dabigatran. A renal biopsy was planned to find out the etiology of acute renal failure, but the patient has significantly prolonged coagulation parameters despite holding medication for 5 days per manufacturer's recommendation. He was started on… CONTINUE READING

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