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Phase IV AUGUSTUS trial of Eliquis shows superiority in non-valvular atrial fibrillation

Bristol-Myers Squibb/Pfizer announced results from the Phase IV AUGUSTUS trial evaluating Eliquis (apixaban) versus vitamin K antagonists (VKAs) in patients...

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EU gives CE mark approval for Watchman FLX Left Atrial Appendage Closure for stroke prevention

Boston Scientific announced it has received CE Mark and initiated a limited market release of the next generation Watchman FLX...

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Real-world evidence on patients aged 80 and older presented from ARISTOPHANES study evaluating oral anticoagulants among patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation- BMS + Pfizer

The Bristol-Myers Squibb-Pfizer Alliance presented new real-world evidence (RWE) from a sub-analysis of the ARISTOPHANES study comparing the safety and...

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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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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 9 months 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 8 months 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 1 year ago

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Journal articles

Treatment of apixaban- and rivaroxaban-associated major bleeding using 4-factor prothrombin complex concentrate.

There is limited clinical experience with the use of coagulation concentrates to reverse the effect of direct oral anticoagulants. We assess the achievement of effective clinical hemostasis with the use of 4-factor prothrombin...

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Global Prospective Safety Analysis of Rivaroxaban.

This study sought to assess the real-world safety profile of rivaroxaban through a pooled analysis of patients with AF enrolled in the XANTUS (Xarelto for Prevention of Stroke in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation) program worldwide.

Added 6 months ago

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 9 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 1 year 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 7 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 11 years ago

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