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Use of direct oral anticoagulants in very elderly patients

a case report of apixaban in an ultracentenary patient

Manno, Girolamoa; Novo, Giuseppinaa; Corrado, Eglea; Coppola, Giuseppea; Novo, Salvatorea,b

Journal of Cardiovascular Medicine: June 2019 - Volume 20 - Issue 6 - p 403–405
doi: 10.2459/JCM.0000000000000752
Case report

aDepartment of Emergency and Urgency, Biomedic Department of Internal Medicine and Specialities (DIBIMIS)

bChair and Post/Graduate School of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department for Promoting Health (PROSAMI), Division of Cardiology, University Hospital ‘Paolo Giaccone’ of Palermo, Palermo, Italy

Correspondence to Dr Girolamo Manno, MD, Via Verona, 37 Raffadali (AG) 92015, Italy Tel: +39 3683482563; e-mail:

Received 30 August, 2018

Revised 26 November, 2018

Accepted 9 December, 2018

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