- Anticoagulation During Pregnancy
Friday, December 1st, 2017
Because of physiologic changes during pregnancy, the risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) is approximately five to 10 times higher than during non-pregnancy, and the postpartum risk is 15 to 20 times higher. Safely and effectively balancing the risks and benefits of anticoagulation in pregnant women is challenging, both because of the dosing complexities of the [...]
- How long should a patient continue anticoagulation and should she continue during pregnancy?
Sunday, January 1st, 2017
This month, Jean Marie Connors, MD, discusses how long a 31-year-old patient should continue anticoagulation and the recommendations for pregnancy.