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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Pujol, Claudia; Niesert, Anne-Charlotte; Engelhardt, Andrea; Schoen, Patric; Kusmenkov, Ekatharina; Pittrow, David; Ewert, Peter; Kaemmerer, Harald 
Title:
Usefulness of Direct Oral Anticoagulants in Adult Congenital Heart Disease. 
Abstract:
As thromboembolic events (TEE) are common in adults with congenital heart disease (ACHD), adequate oral anticoagulation for prophylaxis or treatment of TEE is important. Until now, mainly vitamin K antagonists have been used in these patients. The purpose of this study was to provide first data on the use of direct oral anticoagulants in ACHD. This prospective, observational, and longitudinal study included 102 consecutive ACHD, of whom 75 (37 women and 38 men; mean age 50 ± 13 years) could be...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Am J Cardiol 
Year:
2016 
Journal volume:
117 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
450-5 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0002-9149 
TUM Institution:
Klinik für Kinderkardiologie und angeborene Herzfehler