What is the role of inpatient care in the treatment of vertebral artery dissection (VAD)?

Updated: Feb 21, 2019
  • Author: Eddy S Lang, MDCM, CCFP(EM), CSPQ; Chief Editor: Barry E Brenner, MD, PhD, FACEP  more...
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Patients with vertebral artery dissection (VAD) warrant admission and close neurologic monitoring until anticoagulation with warfarin is complete and patient's clinical condition is stable.


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