Current Status of Anticoagulant Treatment

  • L. Poller
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 164)


Heparin and oral anticoagulant drugs are widely used for prophylaxis and treatment of venous thrombosis. Anticoagulant administration in arterial thrombosis is less successful probably due to the different morphology of the arterial thrombus with proportionately less fibrin.


Pulmonary Embolism Venous Thrombosis Oral Anticoagulant Rheumatic Heart Disease Anticoagulant Treatment 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Poller
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  1. 1.Department of HaematologyWithington HospitalManchesterEngland

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