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Phase III NEWTON 2 study of EG 1962 updates results in aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage.- Edge Therapeutics.

Edge Therapeutics announced updated results from its ongoing analyses of the Phase III NEWTON 2 study of EG 1962 (nimodipine...

Added 1 month ago Drug news

ENGAGE AF-TIMI 48 trial of Lixiana shows reduced rates of intracranial haemorrhage for patients with atrial fibrillation.- Daiichi Sankyo.

Daiichi Sankyo Europe announced new sub-analysis data from the ENGAGE AF-TIMI 48 trial, which demonstrates that patients with atrial fibrillation...

Added 3 months ago Drug news

FDA approves GORE CARDIOFORM Septal Occluder to prevent recurrent ischaemic strokes.- W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc.

Following the unprecedented Gore REDUCE Clinical Study conclusion that closure of patent foramen ovale (PFO) can prevent recurrent ischemic strokes,...

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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 28 days 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.

Added 26 days ago

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 7 months ago

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Journal articles

Optimal pharmacological therapy in ST-elevation myocardial infarction-a review : A review of antithrombotic therapies in STEMI.

Antithrombotic therapy is an essential component in the optimisation of clinical outcomes in patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention.

Added 1 month ago

Rivaroxaban plasma levels in acute ischemic stroke and intracerebral hemorrhage.

Objective: Information about rivaroxaban plasma level (RivLev) may guide treatment decisions in patients with acute ischemic stroke (AIS) and intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) taking rivaroxaban.

Added 4 months ago

Impact of pre-admission treatment with non-vitamin K oral anticoagulants on stroke severity in patients with acute ischemic stroke.

With changing prescription practice, among other factors, clinicians can expect to see rising numbers of patients with ischemic stroke and pre-existing NOAC therapy. Few data exist regarding a potential impact of NOAC on stroke severity and outcome.

Added 4 months ago

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Clinical trials

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...

Added 8 months ago

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 6 years ago

Global Study to Assess the Safety and Effectiveness of Edoxaban (DU-176b) vs Standard Practice of Dosing With Warfarin in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation (EngageAFTIMI48)

This study is to demonstrate the safety and efficacy profile, in two different dose regimens of Edoxaban (DU-176b), (an investigational...

Added 10 years ago

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Stroke: clinical review

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