Anticoagulants do not increase GI bleeding in COVID-19

Anticoagulation use or antiplatelet agents were not risk factors for gastrointestinal bleeding in hospitalized COVID-19 patients, according to a study published in Journal of Internal Medicine.“Many COVID-19 patients are prescribed anticoagulants, to prevent arterial and venous thrombosis, which is already known to predispose someone to GI bleeding,” Arvind Trindade, MD, associate professor at the Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research and director of endoscopy at Northwell Health’s Long Island Jewish Medical Center, told Healio Gastroenterology. “There have been noRead More

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