Despite increased hemorrhage rates, blood transfusions and peripartum hysterectomies declined in recent years.
The gene therapy will cost $3.5 million, making it the most expensive treatment to date.
Compared with rivaroxaban, patients who received apixaban had a 43% reduced risk of stroke or embolism.
“I thought I was as exhausted, and isolated, and neglected as I could get, and then he came home.”
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society project offers free genomic screening, plus access to subtrials.
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“This technology is not ready for population-wide screening, but as the technology improves, costs will go down.”
“The risk of stroke due to blood type is smaller than other risk factors that we know about, like smoking and hypertension. I would be much more...