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July 2012 - Posts

David Plaut: Off the Cuff

HDL Cholesterol: Back to the Drawing Board?
July 23, 2012 1:14 PM by David Plaut
Recent studies have cast questions on the idea that high HDL-cholesterol levels are more beneficial than low ones. A recent study in Lancet has suggested again that this is indeed quite possible, creating a stir. For example, James de Lemos, a professor Read More...
Duration of Anticoagulant Therapy
July 6, 2012 9:29 AM by David Plaut
Most data do not support long-term anticoagulant therapy (12 – 24 months in most cases), except in those patients exhibiting a very high risk of recurrence and/or a very low risk of bleeding. New therapeutic aspects might impact the duration of anticoagulant Read More...


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