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Reversal of Anticoagulation After Cerebral Hemorrhage

Eelco F. M Wijdicks and Alejandro A Rabinstein

in Neurocritical Care

Published on behalf of © Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research

Published in print October 2011 | ISBN: 9780199843626
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322855 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199843626.003.0002

Series: What Do I Do Now

Reversal of Anticoagulation After Cerebral Hemorrhage

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Anticoagulation-associated cerebral hemorrhage often results in expansion and worsening of the clinical condition. Early reversal of anticoagulation is key to reduce the hemorrhage volume. Traditionally it involves administration of fresh frozen plasma and vitamin K, but this chapter discusses new pharmacologic approaches.

Chapter.  1802 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology

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