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Cancer patients with blood clots -- which occur in one of every 200 cancer patients and are the second most common cause of death among cancer patients -- gain no benefit from the insertion of an inferior vena cava filter (IVCF) to the anticoagulant medication fondaparinux (Arixtra).
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has become aware of a United States market recall of all lots of alcohol prep pads, swabs and swabsticks manufactured by the Triad Group and marketed under various brand names.
Many coronary procedures are done every year, and many involve the use of Heparin, an anticoagulant which prevents the blood from clotting and forming harmful bigger clots in the veins and arteries.
Patients with acute coronary syndromes initially treated with the anticoagulant fondaparinux who underwent a coronary procedure (such as balloon angioplasty) and received a lower dose of the anticoagulant heparin during the procedure did not have a reduced rate of major bleeding and vascular access site complications.
A landmark international study, coordinated by McMaster University, has found that lower doses of a blood thinner called unfractionated heparin (UFH) during angioplasty did not reduce bleeding or vascular complications compared to standard dose UFH in patients initially treated with a blood thinner, fondaparinux.
By Fareed, J Iqbal, O; Cunanan, J; Demir, M; Wahi, R; Clarke, M; Adiguzel, C; Bick, R The conventional management of thrombotic and cardiovascular disorders is based on the use of heparin, oral anticoagulants and aspirin.
Medical and drug scientists have long worried about animal- derived drugs, but they also know that the search for synthetic alternatives has often ended in frustration.
By Deena Beasley ATLANTA (Reuters) - Heart attack patients treated with anti-thrombosis drugs instead of the blood-thinner heparin are less likely to die or have another heart attack, researchers told a meeting of cardiologists on Tuesday.