Direct Oral Anticoagulants

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This chapter reviews the new direct oral anticoagulants - thrombin and Xa inhibitors. The specific drugs are reviewed as well as the specific indications - prevention and treatment of deep venous thrombosis, stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation, and acute coronary syndrome. Finally, common issues such as monitoring and choosing the appropriate patient to use the drugs in are reviewed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationHemostasis and Thrombosis
Subtitle of host publicationFourth Edition
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages5
ISBN (Electronic)9783030193300
ISBN (Print)9783030193294
StatePublished - Jan 1 2019


  • Apixaban
  • Betrixaban
  • Dabigatran
  • Edoxaban
  • Rivaroxaban

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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