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What is the role of anticoagulation in stroke?
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Dr. Edward Smith
Neurology
In brief: Valuable
In strokes originating from blood clots arising in the heart, anticoagulation is the treatment of choice.
But for most other non-hemorrhagic strokes, anti-platelet drugs are preferred.

In brief: Valuable
In strokes originating from blood clots arising in the heart, anticoagulation is the treatment of choice.
But for most other non-hemorrhagic strokes, anti-platelet drugs are preferred.
Dr. Edward Smith
Dr. Edward Smith
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In brief: Questinable
I presume you are asking about heparin/coumadin.
They are used in condition like dissection of artery to brain-still not a evidence based, atrial fibrillation or source of emboli from heart, some hyper coagulate states.Use of Heparin in other type of stroke is not advised.

In brief: Questinable
I presume you are asking about heparin/coumadin.
They are used in condition like dissection of artery to brain-still not a evidence based, atrial fibrillation or source of emboli from heart, some hyper coagulate states.Use of Heparin in other type of stroke is not advised.
Dr. Nalinaksha Joshi
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