Anticoagulation in patients with mechanical heart valves: follow the guidelines!


year: the lowest in the youngest age group and the highest in the oldest. Intracranial haemorrhage was seen at an unacceptable rate (0.6–0.7/year) in all age groups. Therefore, the authors conclude that the use of mechanical AVR below the age of 60 years is associated with a similar rate of intracranial bleeding as seen in older patients. This report shows… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s12471-014-0642-9


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