John Eikelboom.

Charles V. Pollack, Jr., M drug information .D., Paul A. Reilly, Ph.D., John Eikelboom, M.B., B.S., Stephan Glund, Ph.D., Peter Verhamme, M.D., Richard A. Bernstein, M.D., Ph.D., Robert Dubiel, Pharm.D., Menno V. Huisman, M.D., Ph.D., Elaine M. Hylek, M.D., Pieter W. Kamphuisen, M.D., Ph.D.D., Jerrold H. Levy, M.D., Frank W. Sellke, M.D., Joachim Stangier, Ph.D., Thorsten Steiner, M.D., M.M.E., Bushi Wang, Ph.D., Chak-Wah Kam, M.D., and Jeffrey I. Weitz, M.D. Although dabigatran is associated with less critical bleeding than warfarin,1-3 life-threatening bleeding may appear; in addition, dabigatran-treated patients may necessitate urgent surgery or intervention, and dabigatran can raise the threat of perioperative bleeding.