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Oral anticoagulants in patients with chronic kidney disease and atrial fibrillation


1Merkur University Hospital, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Zagreb, School of Medicine, Zagreb, Croatia

2University Hospital Sveti Duh, Department for Anaesthesiology, Reanimatology and Intensive Care, University of Osijek, School of Medicine, Osijek, Croatia

3General Hospital Sisak, Department of Internal Medicine, Sisak, Croatia

4Merkur University Hospital, Vuk Vrhovac Clinic for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases, University of Zagreb, School of Medicine, Zagreb, Croatia

DOI: 10.22514/SV112.062016.8 Vol.11,Issue S2,June 2016 pp.41-43

Published: 14 June 2016

*Corresponding Author(s): INGRID PRKAČIN E-mail:


The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of new/direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) on renal function parameters in chronic kidney disease patients with esti-mated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) that therapy with new/direct oral antico-agulants (non-VKA oral anticoagulants) have a better bleeding risk profile and less decline in eGFR compared with vitamin K antagonists. 


vitamin K antagonists, non-VKA oral anticoagulants, renal function

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INGRID PRKAČIN,GORDANA CAVRIĆ,VIŠNJA NESEK ADAM,DIANA BALENOVIĆ,IVAN HORVAT,VESNA ĐERMANOVIĆ DOBROTA,TOMISLAV RADOČAJ. Oral anticoagulants in patients with chronic kidney disease and atrial fibrillation. Signa Vitae. 2016. 11(S2);41-43.


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