Antithrombotic therapy for cardiac disease

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    Abstract

    This chapter reviews primary and secondary prevention of ischemic heart disease. Also reviewed is stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation and with cardiac valves. Antithrombotic therapy is used for two major purposes in the treatment of cardiac disease. The first is the prevention of embolic disease and the other is for treatment of ischemic heart disease.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Title of host publicationHemostasis and Thrombosis, Third Edition
    PublisherSpringer International Publishing
    Pages101-106
    Number of pages6
    ISBN (Electronic)9783319093123
    ISBN (Print)9783319093116
    DOIs
    StatePublished - Jan 1 2015

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Medicine(all)

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    DeLoughery, T. G. (2015). Antithrombotic therapy for cardiac disease. In Hemostasis and Thrombosis, Third Edition (pp. 101-106). Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-09312-3_20