Edoxaban in elderly patient with morbid obesity and atrial fibrillation: the role of plasma levels evaluation for selecting the appropriate dose

Submitted: January 1, 2020
Accepted: February 4, 2020
Published: March 20, 2020
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We present the case of a 80-year-old man with atrial fibrillation, morbid obesity (weight 123 kg, height 167 cm, BMI 44.1), high clearance of creatinine and pharmacological polytherapy, in which the serial determinations of edoxaban plasma levels help us to choose the appropriate dose.

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Russo, Vincenzo, Anna Rago, Nunzia Laezza, Pierpaolo Di Micco, Laura Giannetti, Luigi Atripaldi, Antonio D’Onofrio, Paolo Golino, and Gerardo Nigro. 2020. “Edoxaban in Elderly Patient With Morbid Obesity and Atrial Fibrillation: The Role of Plasma Levels Evaluation for Selecting the Appropriate Dose”. Monaldi Archives for Chest Disease 90 (1). https://doi.org/10.4081/monaldi.2020.1224.