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OPTION trial initiated to compare WATCHMAN FLX left atrial appendage closure platform to first-line oral anticoagulants

Boston Scientific Corporation has initiated the OPTION trial to compare safety and effectiveness of the next-generation WATCHMAN FLX left atrial...

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Positive interim results from ORION-3 study of inclisiran twice yearly dosing for LDL patients

The Medicines Company announced interim results from the ongoing ORION-3 open-label extension study (Group 1, n=290) which showed that twice-a-year...

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Medtronic launches Telescope guide extension catheter to deliver interventional devices during angioplasty procedures.

Medtronic plc announced its entrance into the guide extension catheter market with the global launch of the Telescope guide extension...

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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.

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

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Transplantation

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

VTE is a condition in which a blood clot (thrombus) forms in a vein. It most commonly occurs in the...

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Management of anaemia and iron deficiency in patients with cancer: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines

Anaemia and iron deficiency are frequent complications in patients with solid tumours or haematological malignancies, particularly in patients treated with chemotherapeutic agents.

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BSH Guideline: management of thrombotic and haemostatic issues in paediatric malignancy

Venous thromboembolism (VTE) and bleeding are serious complications of cancer and its treatment. A recent survey of UK paediatric haematologists and oncologists identified a broad variety of practice in the management of issues...

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Journal articles

Plasma fibrinogen level on admission to the intensive care unit is a powerful predictor of postoperative bleeding after cardiac surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass.

Introduction: Evidence regarding the behavior of fibrinogen levels and the relation between fibrinogen levels and postoperative bleeding is limited in cardiac surgery under cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB).

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Coagulation assessment by rotation thrombelastometry in normal pregnancy.

We analysed changes in coagulation during normal pregnancy with a novel point-of-care device based on thrombelastometry (ROTEM). We compared the results obtained with those of standard coagulation tests in 104 patients...

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Kinetics of the activation of plasminogen by human tissue plasminogen activator. Role of fibrin.

The kinetics of the activation of Glu-plasminogen and Lys-plasminogen (P) by a two-chain form of human tissue plasminogen activator (A) were studied in purified systems, and in the presence of fibrinogen (f) and of fibrin films...

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Clinical trials

Ibrutinib and Obinutuzumab With or Without Venetoclax in Treating Older Patients With Untreated Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

This phase III trial studies how well ibrutinib and obinutuzumab with or without venetoclax work in treating older patients with untreated chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Ibrutinib may stop the growth of cancer cells by blocking...

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Fibrinogen Concentrate in Isolated Traumatic Brain Injury

The purpose of this study is to try early injection of fibrinogen concentrate in severe isolated traumatic brain injury and investigation the effect of it on post bleeding and complications.

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An Efficacy Study Comparing Ponatinib Versus Imatinib, Administered in Combination With Reduced-Intensity Chemotherapy, in Participants With Newly Diagnosed Philadelphia Chromosome Positive Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (Ph+ ALL)

The purpose of this study is to compare the efficacy of ponatinib versus imatinib, administered as first-line therapy in combination with reduced-intensity chemotherapy, in participants with newly diagnosed Philadelphia chromosome...

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