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RE-CIRCUIT study of Pradaxa (dabigatran etexilate) shows less bleeding and fewer serious events in atrial fibrillation patients- Boehringer

New data from the RE-CIRCUIT study show a better safety profile for Pradaxa (dabigatran etexilate mesylate), from Boehringer, compared to...

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Reveal LINQ Insertable Cardiac Monitor receives FDA 510(k) clearance for diagnostics in heart arrhythmia- Medtronic

Medtronic announced FDA 510(k) clearance for its Reveal LINQ Insertable Cardiac Monitor (ICM) with TruRhythm Detection, an advanced cardiac monitor...

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Real-world analysis of Pradaxa (dabigatran etexilate mesylate) shows benefits over warfarin in non-valvular atrial fibrillation- Boehringer

Boehringer announced results from a real-world analysis showing that Pradaxa (dabigatran etexilate mesylate) was associated with an improvement in safety...

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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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Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

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Guidelines

Guideline for reversal of antithrombotics in intracranial hemorrhage.

The use of antithrombotic agents, including anticoagulants, antiplatelet agents, and thrombolytics has increased over the last decade and is expected to continue to rise.

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European Stroke Organisation (ESO) guidelines for the management of temperature in patients with acute ischemic stroke

Hyperthermia is a frequent complication in up to 50% of patients with acute ischemic stroke, and it was shown to...

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European Stroke Organisation (ESO) guidelines for the management of spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage

These guidelines inform the management of Intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) based on evidence for the effects of treatments in randomized controlled...

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Journal articles

Role of prothrombin complex concentrate (PCC) in acute intracerebral hemorrhage with positive CTA spot sign: An institutional experience at a regional and state designated stroke center.

Our objective is to identify the effect of prothrombin complex concentrate in acute intracranial hemorrhage by evaluating intraparenchymal hematoma expansion between initial and follow-up head CT at 5-24 h in those with positive CTA spot sign.

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Cost-effectiveness analysis of different systolic blood pressure targets for people with a history of stroke or transient ischaemic attack: Economic analysis of the PAST-BP study.

The PAST-BP trial found that using a lower systolic blood pressure target in a primary care population with prevalent cerebrovascular disease was associated with a small additional reduction in blood pressure.

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Safety and Feasibility of Treatment with Rivaroxaban for Non-Canonical Indications: A Case Series Analysis.

The new oral anticoagulants (NOACs) are used for the prevention of thromboembolic complications in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (AF) and those at risk of deep venous thrombosis. 

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Case Consults: Changing Paradigms in the Age of Biologics

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Treatment Optimisation in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia

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