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Phase III VICTORIA study of BAY 1021189 shows reduced risk of hospitalisation or death in heart failure.- Merck Inc + Bayer Healthcare

Merck Inc announced the presentation of results from the VICTORIA trial, a Phase III study evaluating the efficacy and safety...

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Phase III DAPA-HF trial of Farxiga shows efficacy in heart failure.- AstraZeneca

New data from a sub-analysis of the landmark Phase III DAPA-HF (Dapagliflozin And Prevention of Adverse-outcomes in Heart Failure) trial...

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Phase III VOYAGER PAD study of Xarelto meets primary endpoints in symptomatic peripheral artery disease.- Janssen

The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced the VOYAGER PAD study met its primary efficacy and principal safety...

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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.

Cardiovascular Metabolism Knowledge Centre

Cardiovascular Metabolism Knowledge Centre

The Cardiovascular Metabolism Knowledge Centre is an information hub providing expert insight into the management of hypertension and type 2 diabetes. This Knowledge Centre contains a wealth of scientific video content offering insights and opinion from some of the leading experts in the field.

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.

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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 10 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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Anticoagulation

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Step by step: A guide to diagnosing heart failure

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Palliative care in patients with heart failure

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