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FDA approves Optimizer Smart system for heart failure

The FDA has approved the Optimizer Smart system, from Impulse Dynamics, for treating patients with chronic, moderate-to-severe heart failure who...

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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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Phase III CLEAR Wisdom study of ETC 1002 shows safe profile in dyslipidaemia

Daiichi Sankyo and Esperion announced that data from the Phase III CLEAR Wisdom study of ETC 1002 (bempedoic acid) highlighted...

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Acute and Advanced Heart Failure

Acute and Advanced Heart Failure

What are the most effective treatments for acute heart failure? Can you define advanced heart failure? Discover here...

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Guidelines

2018 ESC Guidelines for the management of cardiovascular diseases during pregnancy

2018 ESC Guidelines for the management of cardiovascular diseases during pregnancy

Added 5 months ago

British Thoracic Society Guideline for the initial outpatient management of pulmonary embolism (PE)

The British Thoracic Society (BTS) Guideline for the initial OP management of PE provides guidance on how to risk-stratify patients with suspected and confirmed PE and subsequently manage them in an OP or ambulatory care setting.

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Venous thromboembolism in over 16s: reducing the risk of hospital-acquired deep vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolism

VTE is a condition in which a blood clot (thrombus) forms in a vein. It most commonly occurs in the...

Added 9 years ago

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Journal articles

Reversal Strategies for Intracranial Hemorrhage Related to Direct Oral Anticoagulant Medications.

Direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) are a new class of anticoagulants that directly inhibit either thrombin or factor Xa in the coagulation cascade. They are being increasingly used instead of warfarin or other vitamin K antagonists (VKAs).

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Andexanet Alfa for Reversing Factor Xa Inhibition.

One obstacle for the more widespread use of the DOACs in clinical practice has been the lack of a reversal agent. Most DOACs act by directly binding to and inhibiting the effects of factor Xa.

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Full Study Report of Andexanet Alfa for Bleeding Associated with Factor Xa Inhibitors.

Background: Andexanet alfa is a modified recombinant inactive form of human factor Xa developed for reversal of factor Xa inhibitors.

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Clinical trials

Acetazolamide in Patients With Acute Heart Failure (ACETA)

The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness and safety of the use of acetazolamide versus placebo in volume control in patients with decompensated HF.

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Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Short-term Administration of SIMDAX

The purpose of the study is to evaluate the efficacy, safety and tolerability of intravenous infusion of Levosimendan for 24hrs in patients with ADHF who will be hospitalized with ADHF and continue to have symptom of dyspnea at rest...

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A Research Study to Show the Effect of Aprocitentan in the Treatment of Difficult to Control (Resistant) High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) and Find Out More About Its Safety (PRECISION)

The purpose of the study is to show the blood pressure lowering effect of aprocitentan, a new drug, when added to other anti-hypertensive drugs of patients with difficult to control (resistant) high blood pressure (hypertension)...

Added 8 months ago

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Palliative care in patients with heart failure

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