haematology
Coagulation

GI bleeding in anticoagulated patients should not be dismissed

In anticoagulated patients, lower-GI bleeding should always examined for a potential occult colorectal cancer, Danish researchers say. In a study of nearly 125,500 patients with atrial fibrillation they found that that those who experienced GI bleeding were between 11 and 24 times more likely to be diagnosed with bowel cancer, compared to patients who did ...

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