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Acasti Pharma Inc reports results for TRILOGY 1 phase III trial of CaPre for the treatment of severe hypertriglyceridemia .

Acasti Pharma Inc. a biopharmaceutical innovator focused on the research, development and commercialization of its prescription drug candidate CaPre (omega-3...

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Abbott to initiate REPAIR MR trial of MitraClip for people with primary mitral regurgitation eligible for open-heart surgery.

Abbott announced that the FDA has approved a first-of-its-kind clinical trial that will compare the effectiveness of Abbott's minimally invasive...

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Independent Data Monitoring Committee has recommended to discontinue the STRENGTH trial as Epanova is unlikely to demonstrate a benefit. - AstraZeneca.

Following the recommendation from an independent Data Monitoring Committee, AstraZeneca has decided to close the Phase III STRENGTH trial for...

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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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Cardiovascular Metabolism Knowledge Centre

Cardiovascular Metabolism Knowledge Centre

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Anticoagulation Therapy for Stroke Prevention

Anticoagulation Therapy for Stroke Prevention

Anticoagulation therapy for Stroke Prevention Learning Zone offers a deep-dive into atrial fibrillation causes, consequences, diagnosis and management to help you deliver optimal care and prevent strokes in patients living with this common arrhythmia.

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Guidelines

Familial hypercholesterolaemia: identifification and management

This guideline covers identifying and managing familial hypercholesterolaemia (FH), a specific type of high cholesterol that runs in the family, in children, young people and adults. It aims to help identify people at increased risk of...

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Hypertension in adults: diagnosis and management

This guideline covers identifying and treating primary hypertension (high blood pressure) in people aged 18 and over, including people with type 2 diabetes. It aims to reduce the risk of cardiovascular problems such as heart attack...

Added 8 years ago

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

This guideline covers assessing and reducing the risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE or blood clots) and deep vein thrombosis (DVT) in people aged 16 and over in hospital.

Added 9 years ago

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Journal articles

Cardiovascular comorbidity in rheumatic diseases.

Patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and other inflammatory joint diseases (IJDs) have an increased risk of premature death compared with the general population, mainly because of the risk of cardiovascular disease, which is...

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Fibrinogen concentrate administration attributes to significant reductions of blood loss and transfusion requirements in thoracic aneurysm repair.

Background: Repair of thoracic aortic aneurysm (TAA) is often associated with massive hemorrhage aggravated by dilutional coagulopathy with severe hypofibrinogenemia. Although only fresh frozen plasma (FFP) is available for...

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Haemostatic therapy in coronary artery bypass graft patients with decreased platelet function: comparison of fibrinogen concentrate with allogeneic blood products.

Background: Patients undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) are at risk of postoperative bleeding because of decreased platelet function and cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB)-induced haemostatic impairment.

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Clinical trials

Trial of Andexanet in ICH Patients Receiving an Oral FXa Inhibitor

Randomized, controlled clinical trial evaluating the efficacy and safety of andexanet versus usual standard of care in patients with intracranial hemorrhage anticoagulated with a direct oral anticoagulant

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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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