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2014-09-15 08:29:35

-Direct Oral Anticoagulant Measurement, Automated on ACL TOP® Family of Hemostasis Testing Systems- BEDFORD, Mass., Sept.

2012-03-06 10:58:46

Clinicians from the University of Utah report the death of a patient who received a mild brain injury from a ground-level fall while taking the new anticoagulant dabigatran etexilate for non–valve related atrial fibrillation.

2010-12-09 19:58:14

Researchers at the University of Cincinnati and Massachusetts General Hospital have found that warfarin, a known anticoagulation (blood-thinning) drug, may not be as beneficial to some patients with atrial fibrillation as previously thought.

2010-09-20 17:49:00

RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Cardiovascular and Renal Drugs Advisory Committee today voted 9 to 0 in favor of approving dabigatran etexilate for stroke prevention in patients with atrial fibrillation (AFib).

2010-08-29 07:34:00

RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Aug. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim today announced results from a pre-specified, retrospective, un-blinded sub-analysis of the RE-LY® trial - the largest atrial fibrillation outcomes trial ever conducted(2) - were published in The Lancet.

2010-02-26 10:50:00

Study highlights: - A new anti-clotting drug proved as effective as the blood thinner currently used to prevent stroke in atrial fibrillation patients with prior stroke or transient ischemic attacks - The lower dose of the drug dabigatran produced less risk of bleeding in the brain than warfarin did - Dabigatran is not approved in the United States but is available in other countries to prevent blood clots after elective hip and knee replacement surgery SAN ANTONIO, Feb.

2009-09-30 07:37:48

In an article reviewed by F1000 Medicine Faculty Members Robert Ruff, Brian Olshansky and Luis Ruilope, the blood-thinner dabigatran is shown to protect against stroke, blood clotting and major bleeding as effectively as warfarin, but with fewer side effects.


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