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Analysis of phase III DECLARE-TIMI 58 trial showed that Farxiga reduced the risk of adverse CV events

Positive results from a pre-specified sub-analysis of the Phase III DECLARE-TIMI 58 trial showed that Farxiga (dapagliflozin) from AstraZeneca, reduced...

Added 18 hours ago Latest content updates

Acute & Advanced Heart Failure - updates and expert opinions

Updates to treatment timing window from the REALITY-AHF study, latest expert opion blogs from Professor Gerhard Polzl and a new prognosis scoring system from the ACUTE study.

Added 17 hours ago Drug news

REDUCE-IT study shows Vascepa can provide a 30% risk reduction in total CV events

Amarin Corporation plc presented new data from its landmark cardiovascular outcomes study of its prescription therapy, Vascepa (icosapent ethyl), the...

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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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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.

 

Guidelines

2018 ESC Guidelines for the management of cardiovascular diseases during pregnancy

2018 ESC Guidelines for the management of cardiovascular diseases during pregnancy

Added 5 months ago

British Thoracic Society Guideline for the initial outpatient management of pulmonary embolism (PE)

The British Thoracic Society (BTS) Guideline for the initial OP management of PE provides guidance on how to risk-stratify patients with suspected and confirmed PE and subsequently manage them in an OP or ambulatory care setting.

Added 9 months ago

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...

Added 9 years ago

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Journal articles

Use of idarucizumab in reversing dabigatran anticoagulant effect: a critical appraisal.

Use of non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants is spreading in the real world. Despite that, a strong need for antidotes/reversal agents is still reported by several physicians.

Added 1 day ago

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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Reversing anticoagulation in the hemorrhaging patient.

The aim of the present review is to provide an overview on recent studies dealing with the reversal of anticoagulation in the hemorrhaging patient and to describe our therapeutic emergency strategy for those patients.

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Clinical trials

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.

Added 1 month ago

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...

Added 1 month ago

A Research Study to Show the Effect of Aprocitentan in the Treatment of Difficult to Control (Resistant) High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) and Find Out More About Its Safety (PRECISION)

The purpose of the study is to show the blood pressure lowering effect of aprocitentan, a new drug, when added to other anti-hypertensive drugs of patients with difficult to control (resistant) high blood pressure (hypertension)...

Added 8 months ago

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Palliative care in patients with heart failure

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