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Oral anticoagulation (Chest 2012;141:e531S; EHJ 2012;33:2719; Circ 2013;127:1916)
· All valvular AF as stroke probability very high
· Nonvalv. AF: stroke chance ~4.5%/y; anticoag ® sixty eight% ¯ stroke; use a chance rating to steer Rx:
CHADS2: CHF (1 point), HTN (1), Age ≥75 y (1), DM (1), prior Stroke/TIA (2)
CHA2DS2-VASc: provides 65–74 y (1) ≥75 y (2), vasc dis. [MI, Ao plaque, or PAD (1)]; ? (1)
score ³2 ® anticoag; rating 1 ® give some thought to anticoag or ASA (? latter moderate if chance issue age 65-74 y, vasc dis. or ?); antithrombotic Rx whether rhythm regulate [SCORE CORRECTED]
· Rx options: issue Xa or direct thrombin inhib (non-valv in simple terms; no tracking required) or
warfarin (INR 2-3; w/ UFH bridge if excessive threat of stroke); if Pt refuses anticoag, consider
ASA + clopi or, even much less powerful, ASA on my own (NEJM 2009;360:2066)
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Pylori Ab, ANA, being pregnant try out, APLA, TSH, parvovirus, & CMV PCR. Anti-plt Ab checks now not valuable. • medical manifestations: insidious onset of mucocutaneous bleeding; : = 3:1 • remedy: objectives in line with person Pt hardly indicated if plt >50,000/µL until bleeding, trauma/surgery, anticoag, comorbidities steroids, IVIg, & splenectomy mainstay of preliminary Rx; romiplostim/eltrombopag if refractory • Pathophysiology (type II): Ab binds heparin-PF4 → immune complicated binds to plt → plt activation, extra PF4 unlock → plt aggregates faraway from stream → thrombocytopenia; procoagulants published through plts and tissue issue published by way of endothelial cells broken by way of HIT Abs → prothrombotic country • analysis (need medical + pathologic) scientific: plt <100k or ↓ 50% from baseline; or venous (DVT/PE) or arterial (limb ischemia, CVA, MI) thrombosis (4:1 ratio); pores and skin necrosis; ? ↑ heparin resistance Pathologic: HIT Ab utilizing PF4-heparin ELISA (≥90% Se, IgG-specific ELISA Sp 94%), might verify w/ practical plt aggregation (serotonin-release) assay (>90% Sp) Pretest prob w/ “4T’s” standards (Blood 2012;120:4160): ≤3 issues → ninety nine% NPV, examine different motives; 4–5 issues 22% PPV & 6–8 issues sixty four% PPV, ✓ lab try and exchange UFH • therapy of HIT (type II) (Chest 2012;141:e495S; Blood 2012;119:2209; NEJM 2013;368:737) stop heparin (including flushes, LMWH prophylaxis, heparin-impregnated traces) stay away from plt transfusions if no longer actively bleeding (anecdotally associated w/ thrombotic occasions) Nonheparin anticoag (argatroban, bivalirudin; NEJM 2013;368:737) despite thrombosis; commence warfarin while plt >150k, overlap ≥5 d (✓ chromogenic Xa to titrate) thrombosis (HITT): anticoagulate for ≥ 3–6 mo thrombosis (HIT): monitor for DVT; doubtful length of next anticoag (until plt count number recovers, usually ~2–3 mo if no clot); 25–50% thrombosis price w/in 30 d • Heparin use if h/o HIT: if PF4 Ab (typically >100 d after dx) → re-exposure to UFH moderate (eg, for surgery); HIT recurrence low Hemolytic-uremic syndrome (HUS) & thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) • Definition: vascular occlusive issues w/ systemic (TTP) or intrarenal (HUS) plt aggreg. → thrombocytopenia & mechanical damage to RBCs (MAHA) (NEJM 2002;347:589) HUS triad = thrombocytopenia + MAHA + renal failure TTP pentad (all five in just ~5%) = thrombocytopenia + MAHA (100%) ± Δ MS (65%) ± renal failure (50%) ± fever (25%) • Pathophysiology: mechanism in so much HUS situations is detailed from TTP (NEJM 1998;339:1578) HUS: Shiga toxin binds & prompts renal endothelial cells & plts → intrarenal thrombi TTP: ↓ ADAMTS13 protease job or inhibitor→ patience of huge vWF multimers on endothelial floor → adhesion and aggregation of passing platelets → thrombosis • medical manifestations and institutions HUS: often in young ones; prodrome of bloody diarrhea as a result of enterohemorrhagic E. coli TTP: frequently in adults; idiopathic, medicinal drugs (CsA, tacrolimus, gemcitabine, mitomycin-C, ticlopidine, clopidogrel, quinine), HIV, being pregnant, HSCT, autoimmune illness, familial • Dx: unexplained thrombocytopenia (typically <20k) + MAHA → enough for dx schistocytes (>2–3/hpf), Coombs, common PT/PTT & fibrinogen, ↓↓ ADAMTS13 ↑↑ LDH (tissue ischemia + hemolysis), ↑ oblique bili.