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Parenteral anticoagulants in heart disease: current status and perspectives (Section II). Position paper of the ESC Working Group on Thrombosis-Task Force on Anticoagulants in Heart Disease.

Abstract:

Anticoagulants are a mainstay of cardiovascular therapy, and parenteral anticoagulants have widespread use in cardiology, especially in acute situations. Parenteral anticoagulants include unfractionated heparin, low-molecular-weight heparins, the synthetic pentasaccharides fondaparinux, idraparinux and idrabiotaparinux, and parenteral direct thrombin inhibitors. The several shortcomings of unfractionated heparin and of low-molecular-weight heparins have prompted the development of the other n...

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10.1160/th12-06-0403

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De Caterina, R More by this author
Wallentin, L More by this author
Andreotti, F More by this author
Arnesen, H More by this author
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Journal:
Thrombosis and haemostasis
Volume:
109
Issue:
5
Pages:
769-786
Publication date:
2013-05-05
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ISSN:
0340-6245
URN:
uuid:c7e921b8-9334-4ce3-933d-e1d62cd68b60
Source identifiers:
401836
Local pid:
pubs:401836

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