Answer FAQs About Anticoagulants for Valvular Heart Disease
We're getting questions about managing anticoagulation in patients with valvular heart disease...due to recent Am Heart Assn guidelines.
These are patients with a stiff or leaky valve, such as valve stenosis...or who've had their valve replaced.
Who needs anticoagulation? Continue to recommend an anticoagulant for most patients with a prosthetic heart valve.