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IN.PACT AV Access study of IN.PACT drug-coated balloon meets primary endpoints in patients with end-stage renal disease

Medtronic announced the first-ever results from the IN.PACT AV Access clinical study comparing the investigational IN.PACT AV drug-coated balloon (DCB)...

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ENTRUST-AF PCI study of Lixiana shows non-inferiority in atrial fibrillation, and is published in The Lancet

Daiichi Sankyo announced results from ENTRUST-AF PCI, the first large randomised study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of once-daily...

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Post-market trial of Peregrine System shows efficacy in resistant hypertension.- Ablative Solutions

Ablative Solutions announced 12-month results from the Peregrine Post-Market Clinical Trial, which were presented during a symposium at the 2019...

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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.

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

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Guidelines

2019 AHA/ACC/HRS Focused Update of the 2014 AHA/ACC/HRS Guideline for the Management of Patients With Atrial Fibrillation: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines and the Heart R

The scope of this focused update of the 2014 AF Guideline includes revisions to the section on anticoagulation (because of the approval of new medications and thromboembolism protection devices), revisions to the section...

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Hypertension in pregnancy: diagnosis and management

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing hypertension (high blood pressure), including pre-eclampsia, during pregnancy, labour and birth.

Added 9 years ago

Chronic heart failure in adults: diagnosis and management

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing chronic heart failure in people aged 18 and over. It aims to improve diagnosis and treatment to increase the length and quality of life for people with heart failure.

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Journal articles

Reversal agents for direct oral anticoagulants: considerations for hospital physicians and intensivists.

Direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) include dabigatran etexilate, a direct thrombin inhibitor, and specific inhibitors of activated coagulation factor X (FXa; e.g. apixaban, betrixaban, edoxaban, rivaroxaban).

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Andexanet alfa for the reversal of factor Xa inhibitors.

Introduction: Andexanet alfa is a recombinant modified factor Xa protein that has been developed to reverse factor Xa inhibitors. Since May 2018, the FDA has approved its utilization in patients treated with apixaban and...

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Safety and Efficacy of Antithrombotic Strategies in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation Undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention: A Network Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials.

Objective: To study the safety and efficacy of different antithrombotic regimens using a network meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials in this population.

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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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Palliative care in patients with heart failure

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