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Bristol-Myers Squibb-Pfizer Alliance will present 15 Eliquis posters at the ESC Congress 2018 and new analyses from the ACROPOLIS (Apixaban ExperienCe Through Real-WOrld POpuLatIon Studies) study.

The Bristol-Myers Squibb-Pfizer Alliance will present 15 Eliquis (apixaban) posters at the ESC Congress 2018 held in Munich, Germany, August...

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The first patient has been enrolled in a Phase III study -MASTERS-2- to evaluate MultiStem cell therapy treatment of patients who have suffered an ischemic stroke.- Athersys, Inc.

Athersys, Inc. announced that the first patient has been enrolled its Phase III study entitled, MultiStem Administration for Stroke Treatment...

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Results of an analysis of the XANTUS programme for Xarelto for treatment of atrial fibrillation were published in Jo. of the American College of Cardiology.- Bayer + Janssen.

Results from an analysis of Bayer´s XANTUS programme were recently published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology...

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Oral Anticoagulation Reversal

Oral Anticoagulation Reversal

Experts discuss the use of non-vitamin K oral anticoagulants in the treatment and prevention of stroke, deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism in atrial fibrillation patients.

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Guidelines

European Stroke Organisation (ESO) guidelines on glycaemia management in acute stroke

Hyperglycaemia is a frequent complication in acute stroke that has been shown to be independently associated with larger infarct size, haematoma growth, poor clinical outcome and mortality.

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European Academy of Neurology and European Stroke Organization consensus statement and practical guidance for pre-hospital management of stroke

The objective is to recommend evidence-based practices for the management of patients with suspected stroke in the pre-hospital setting.

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Management of Atherosclerotic Carotid and Vertebral Artery Disease: 2017 Clinical Practice Guidelines of the European Society for Vascular Surgery (ESVS)

The European Society for Vascular Surgery (ESVS) has prepared guidelines for treating patients with atherosclerotic carotid and vertebral artery (VA) disease.

Added 10 months ago

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Journal articles

Global Prospective Safety Analysis of Rivaroxaban.

This study sought to assess the real-world safety profile of rivaroxaban through a pooled analysis of patients with AF enrolled in the XANTUS (Xarelto for Prevention of Stroke in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation) program worldwide.

Added 1 month ago

Optimal pharmacological therapy in ST-elevation myocardial infarction-a review : A review of antithrombotic therapies in STEMI.

Antithrombotic therapy is an essential component in the optimisation of clinical outcomes in patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention.

Added 4 months ago

Rivaroxaban plasma levels in acute ischemic stroke and intracerebral hemorrhage.

Objective: Information about rivaroxaban plasma level (RivLev) may guide treatment decisions in patients with acute ischemic stroke (AIS) and intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) taking rivaroxaban.

Added 7 months ago

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Clinical trials

Clinical Mismatch in the Triage of Wake Up and Late Presenting Strokes Undergoing Neurointervention With Trevo (DAWN)

The purpose of the study is to evaluate the hypothesis that Trevo thrombectomy plus medical management leads to superior clinical outcomes at 90 days as compared to medical management alone in appropriately selected subjects...

Added 11 months ago

Rivaroxaban for the Prevention of Major Cardiovascular Events in Coronary or Peripheral Artery Disease (COMPASS)

The primary purpose of this study is to evaluate whether treatment with rivaroxaban and aspirin or rivaroxaban alone is better than aspirin alone in prevention of heart attacks, stroke or cardiovascular death...

Added 6 years ago

Global Study to Assess the Safety and Effectiveness of Edoxaban (DU-176b) vs Standard Practice of Dosing With Warfarin in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation (EngageAFTIMI48)

This study is to demonstrate the safety and efficacy profile, in two different dose regimens of Edoxaban (DU-176b), (an investigational...

Added 10 years ago

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Stroke: clinical review

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