Published in Biotech Law Weekly, January 1st, 2010
Many of these patients currently take anticoagulant drugs such as Warfarin, which lower the risk of heart attacks or strokes by reducing the blood's ability to clot.
Although these drugs reduce the risk of dangerous blood clot formation within blood vessels (thrombosis), they also affect normal wound healing, leaving patients at risk of lethal bleeding if they injure themselves in any way.
Now, a team of scientists from the UK, Sweden, Germany, Holland and the USA...
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