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Rivaroxaban use following bariatric surgery

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Drs. Bareket and Thomas report receiving consulting fees from Janssen Pharmaceuticals, the manufacturer of rivaroxaban.

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Thomas, Z., Bareket, Y. & Bennett, W. Rivaroxaban use following bariatric surgery. J Thromb Thrombolysis 38, 90–91 (2014). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11239-014-1057-6

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  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Gastric Bypass
  • Caloric Intake
  • Venous Thromboembolism
  • Rivaroxaban