" ...after hip replacement. My m-i-l has had 2 hip and 1 knee replacements and was only on coumadin for a short time. My understanding is that joint replacements take coumadin until ...chronic A-fi... "
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A Fib & Hip Replacement
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" ...life and my only complaint about it is having to have my INR checked once a month. There are several new oral anticoagulants coming out in the next couple of years which hold some promise. I do no... "
" My husband recently had hip replacement surgery, he has had open heart and currently is being treated for a-fib - they have withheld all... "
" ...with irregular heart rhythms, or atrial fibrillation. If approved, the drug could replace warfarin, which often interacts with ...outside of the country for hip replacements and knee... "
" ...blood clots in people with atrial fibrillation, not caused by a heart ...lungs of people who have just had knee or hip replacement surgery. More details on the drug can be viewed... "
" ...she was allowed to have it, she then needed hip replacement surgery.. Something we wonder if she would have needed ...timely manner. How long will afib patients be made to wait... "
" ...it will be aimed at Knee/Hip replacement only. It has done better ...it known at present). Dabigatran will be aimed at Atrial Fib patients initially. Once all trials are complete, the i... "
" ...testify to the fact that hip replacement/repair is much more painful then ...a no go and also, should you develop chronic Afib as a result of surgery, your going to be on Coumadin... "
" ...officially fired after I had a heart attack at work. My daughter ...past four years having two hip replacements; pneumonia;lupus; fibromyalgia; a fib; psvt; optic neuritus; & Lyme... "
" ...going in and out of afib. Around 60 beatsmetime and 115 ...very dizzy and just getting over the nasea. I mack truck did ...operation to me than a hip replacement - guess that ony my... "
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