Exploring Indications for the Use of Direct Oral Anticoagulants and the Risks of Major Bleeding

Exploring Indications for the Use of Direct Oral Anticoagulants and the Associated Risks of Major Bleeding

April 17, 2017

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This supplement to The American Journal of Managed Care® describes the burden of thrombosis in terms of strokes and venous thromboembolism and highlights indications for the use of direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) for the treatment of these conditions. The burden of DOAC-associated bleeding and unmet needs regarding reversal agents are also discussed.