- Anticoagulation therapy has entered a new era with the introduction of the new oral anticoagulants (NOACs). NOACs afford a cost-effective opportunity to selectively turn on and turn off anticoagulation. Here, Dr John W Eikelboom reviews the general considerations in the reversal of oral anticoagulant therapy and the emerging evidence for the use of NOACs in stroke prevention and atrial fibrillation.
MBBS, MSc, FRCPC
Associate Professor, Division of Hematology & Thromboembolism
Department of Medicine, McMaster University