Warfarin-induced bleeding complications - clinical presentation and therapeutic options.

@article{Wiedermann2008WarfarininducedBC,
  title={Warfarin-induced bleeding complications - clinical presentation and therapeutic options.},
  author={Christian J Wiedermann and Ingrid Stockner},
  journal={Thrombosis research},
  year={2008},
  volume={122 Suppl 2},
  pages={S13-8}
}
Acute bleeding during oral anticoagulant therapy is a major challenge in medicine -with millions of patients receiving oral anticoagulant therapy worldwide, the frequency of severe bleeding episodes ranges from 2% to 13%, according to clinical trial data. The major risk associated with the use of oral anticoagulants is haemorrhage, which might be severe or even life-threatening. Treatment decisions for the reversal of oral anti-coagulation (OAC) depend on factors such as urgency of the… CONTINUE READING

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