Tag: anticoagulants

New AHA treatment guidelines for use of blood thinners with atrial...

A newer type of blood-thinning medications, non-vitamin K oral anticoagulants (NOACs), is now recommended as the preferred alternative to warfarin for reducing the risk...

NOAC reversal agent shows rapid and complete reversal of dabigatran

Boehringer Ingelheim has announced results from two new analyses of the phase III RE-VERSE AD study, which evaluated the safety and efficacy of idarucizumab,...

Use of apixaban prior to cardioversion reduces risk of stroke

According to the results of the EMANATE trial, patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) who receive apixaban (Eliquis, Bristol-Myers Squibb/Pfizer) before undergoing elective cardioversion of...

ACC 2017: Anticoagulant treatment may be unnecessary for stroke prevention following...

For patients with persistent atrial fibrillation or those who are at high risk for recurring atrial fibrillation, catheter ablation is recommended, followed most often...

Results of phase 3b ENSURE-AF study investigating edoxaban in AF patients...

Daiichi Sankyo has announced it will present the first results from ENSURE-AF, the largest prospective randomised clinical trial to date evaluating a non-vitamin K...