Tag: warfarin

Analysis of the BRUISE CONTROL 1 and 2 trials shows no...

By Hannah Woolley In a multivariate analysis including both BRUISE CONTROL 1 and BRUISE CONTROL 2 patients and adjusted for antiplatelet use, there was no...

Warfarin linked to lower rate of cancer, particularly for atrial fibrillation...

A recent study by Gry Haaland (University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway) et al published in the Journal of the American Association of Medicine (JAMA):...

Less bleeding in ablation with interrupted dabigatran compared to uninterrupted warfarin 

The results of ABRIDGE-J, a Japanese multicentre randomised study on minimally interrupted dabigatran vs. uninterrupted warfarin for catheter ablation, were presented during a late-breaking...

Risk of dementia higher without oral anticoagulants for AF

A retrospective national Swedish registry study by Leif Friberg and Mårten Rosenqvist (Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden) has found that the risk of dementia is...

Dabigatran consistently shown to decrease risk of brain bleeds compared to...

A new comparative study between dabigatran and warfarin finds similar ischemic stroke risks, but fewer brain bleeds for dabigatron compared with warfarin in US-based...