Finding May Allow Some Women to Stop Blood Thinners, Ottawa Health Research Institute Study

Published: Aug 26, 2008

EurekAlert -- Women may safely discontinue oral anticoagulants (blood thinners) after 6 months of treatment following a first unprovoked venous blood clot (thromboembolism) if they have no or one risk factor, concludes a study of 646 participants in a multicentre prospective cohort study http://www.cmaj.ca/press/pg417.pdf.

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