Parenteral anticoagulants associated with lower risk in COVID-19

Chinese study found a composite outcome was significantly better in those on the therapy

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A study of 1125 patients admitted to hospital with COVID-19 in Wuhan shows that use of anticoagulants, particularly administered parenterally, gave better outcomes.

The study investigating thromboembolism, major bleeding and mortality in relation to underlying risk factors and anticoagulation use was presented at the European Society of Cardiology’s virtual conference (ESC 2020) this week.

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