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Real world analysis compares effectiveness, safety and clinical outcome of oral anticoagulants including Eliquis.- BMS + Pfizer.

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company and Pfizer Inc. will present findings from a real-world data (RWD) analysis titled, Comparison of Effectiveness, Safety,...

Added 1 month ago Drug news

FDA grants expanded indication for use of Trevo Retriever clot removal device for use within 24 hours.- Stryker

The FDA has expanded the indication for Stryker's Trevo Retriever as a front-line treatment for patients experiencing acute ischemic stroke...

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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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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 3 months ago

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.

Added 1 year ago

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...

Added 2 years ago

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Journal articles

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 7 days 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 13 days ago

Timing of surgery for aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Introduction: The timing of surgery for aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage influences the outcome, but the optimal timing remains controversial. We conducted a systematic review to clarify whether early surgery was better...

Added 3 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 4 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

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 5 months ago

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