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2017 | 7 | 4 | 168-170
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Problems of anticoagulant therapy in elderly cancer patients with atrial fibrillation and hemorrhagic stroke

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The problems of antithrombotic and first of all, anticoagulant therapy in patients with concomitant oncological and cardiovascular pathology, especially in gerontological practice, remain to be unsolved. The need to use anticoagulants is dictated by a high risk of thromboembolism in cancer patients combined with age-associated atrial fibrillation. The risk of hemorrhage increases with the age; moreover, there is a risk of dangerous drug interactions due to the need of polymorbid pathology treatment. Thus, the clinical situation sometimes creates difficulties in choosing a proper tactic in patient management and following the existing treatment standards. A clinical case of a patient of an elder age with the recurrence of lung cancer, which has an established high-risk of thromboembolism, and with paroxysmal form of atrial fibrillation and new oral anticoagulants treatment, is considered.
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7
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4
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168-170
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  • St. Petersburg Clinical Hospital, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia; St. Petersburg State University, Medical Faculty, St. Petersburg, Russia
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