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Phase IIIb ELIMINATE-AF study of Lixiana shows safety and efficacy in bleeding events

Daiichi Sankyo announced results from phase IIIb ELIMINATE-AF, a prospective, randomised, open label, blinded endpoint evaluation (PROBE) design study assessing...

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Real-world study of Xarelto finds efficacy and cost saving in atrial fibrillation

The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced results of a new real-world study, which found newly diagnosed patients...

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EMIT-AF/VTE study of Lixiana finds low bleeding rates in patients at risk of stroke and VTE

Daiichi Sankyo announced the results from EMIT-AF/VTE, a prospective, non-interventional study of oral, once-daily Lixiana (edoxaban) in the peri-procedural management...

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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.

Added 10 months ago

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 1 year ago

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Journal articles

Migraine and cardiovascular disease: systematic review and meta-analysis.

Objective: To evaluate the association between migraine and cardiovascular disease, including stroke, myocardial infarction, and death due to cardiovascular disease.

Added 21 days ago

Migraine headache and ischemic stroke risk: an updated meta-analysis.

Background: Observational studies, including recent large cohort studies which were unavailable for prior meta-analysis, have suggested an association between migraine headache and ischemic stroke. We performed an updated...

Added 27 days ago

Migraine and hemorrhagic stroke: a meta-analysis.

Background and Purpose: Several studies have assessed the possible increased risk of hemorrhagic stroke in migraineurs, drawing differing conclusions. No meta-analysis on the topic has been published to date.

Added 28 days ago

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Clinical trials

A Study in Patients With Acute Major Bleeding to Evaluate the Ability of Andexanet Alfa to Reverse the Anticoagulation Effect of Direct and Indirect Oral Anticoagulants (Extension Study)

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the hemostatic efficacy of andexanet alfa in patients receiving a factor Xa inhibitor who are experiencing an acute major bleed. The safety of andexanet will also be studied.

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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...

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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 7 years ago

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Stroke: clinical review

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