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European Commission approves marketing authorisation for Forxigato include positive cardiovascular (CV) outcomes and renal data from the Phase III DECLARE-TIMI 58 trial.

AstraZeneca announced that the European Commission has approved an update to the marketing authorisation for Forxiga (dapagliflozin) to include positive...

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NICE recommends Xarelto to prevent atherothrombotic events in adult patients with coronary artery disease or symptomatic peripheral arterial disease

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) in the UK has published a positive draft final appraisal determination...

Added 3 months ago Drug news

Medtronic launches Telescope guide extension catheter to deliver interventional devices during angioplasty procedures.

Medtronic plc announced its entrance into the guide extension catheter market with the global launch of the Telescope guide extension...

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ESICM LIVES Highlights

ESICM LIVES Highlights

ESICM LIVES Congress 2018: Bringing you the latest news and insights from the 31st ESICM LIVES Congress, 20–24 October 2018 Paris, France.

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

2018 ESC/EACTS Guidelines on myocardial revascularization

These Guidelines represent the third time that the ESC and EACTS have brought together cardiologists and cardiac surgeons in a joint Task Force to review the ever-increasing body of evidence, with the mission of drafting balanced...

Added 4 years ago

2017 ESC Guidelines for the management of acute myocardial infarction in patients presenting with ST-segment elevation

The management of acute myocardial infarction continues to undergo major changes. Good practice should be based on sound evidence, derived from well-conducted clinical trials.

Added 6 years ago

Chest pain of recent onset: assessment and diagnosis

This guideline covers assessing and diagnosing recent chest pain in people aged 18 and over and managing symptoms while a diagnosis is being made.

Added 9 years ago

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Journal articles

Evaluation of the safety and efficacy of an edoxaban-based antithrombotic regimen in patients with atrial fibrillation following successful percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) with stent placement: Rationale and design of the ENTRUST-AF PCI trial.

Background: The optimal antithrombotic treatment after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) with stenting in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) is unknown. In the ENGAGE AF-TIMI 48 trial, edoxaban was noninferior to...

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Discharge antithrombotic strategies among patients with acute coronary syndrome previously on warfarin anticoagulation: physician practice in the CRUSADE registry.

Background: Patients experiencing acute coronary syndromes (ACS) with high-risk features frequently undergo percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) with stent placement, prompting the requisite administration of aspirin and...

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Role of the extrinsic pathway of blood coagulation in hemostasis and thrombosis.

Hemostasis requires both platelets and the coagulation system. At sites of vessel injury, bleeding is minimized by the formation of a hemostatic plug consisting of platelets and fibrin. The traditional view of the regulation of blood...

Added 8 days ago

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Clinical trials

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

An Efficacy and Safety Study for Rivaroxaban in Patients With Acute Coronary Syndrome

The purpose of this study is to determine whether rivaroxaban in addition to standard care reduces the risk of the composite of cardiovascular death, myocardial infarction, or stroke in patients...

Added 1 year ago

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Peter English

Doctor in public health and health protection. Particular interests in vaccination (editor of journal Vaccines in Practice) and health informatics/intelligence. I blog and post in a personal capacity: nothing I write here should be assumed to represent the views of anybody other than ... Read more

The advance decision not to attempt cardiopulmonary resuscitation

Decisions to start cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), or to decide in advance to issue a "do not attempt (cardiopulmonary) resuscitation" (DNAR) notice have always been a hot topic in clinical medicine. It may have become even more so since a recent (June 2014) court decision. This post discusses some of the issues and legalities around DNAR decisions.

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