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2014-05-19 14:51:45

American Thoracic Society A new study by researchers from California and Canada indicates a simple urine test can indicate the presence of venous thromboembolism, a blood clot that has broken free from its point of origin and which travels through the bloodstream, eventually lodging in a vein. The test evaluates the levels of fibrinopeptide B (FPB), a small peptide that's released when a thrombosis forms and which is removed from the body through urine. The results of the study will be...

2014-03-24 20:23:44

The International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis partners with thrombosis related organizations from every continent to launch World Thrombosis Day focused on single cause of top 3 cardiovascular deaths worldwide CHAPEL HILL, N.C., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bringing together nations and local communities to tackle thrombosis, the quiet, underlying disorder that is the common mechanism of the world's three top cardiovascular killers - heart attack, stroke and venous...

2014-03-24 08:27:40

- Subgroup analyses of East Asian populations from two phase 3 studies, ENGAGE AF-TIMI 48 and Hokusai-VTE, showed consistent results compared to the global study populations from these trials(1,2,3,4) TOKYO, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Daiichi Sankyo Company, Limited (hereafter, Daiichi Sankyo) today announced late-breaking data from two pre-specified subgroup analyses of East Asian patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF) or venous thromboembolism (VTE) enrolled in two phase...

2014-01-08 12:30:25

Submission based on the two largest comparative phase 3 clinical trials of a novel oral anticoagulant in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation or symptomatic venous thromboembolism TOKYO and PARSIPPANY, N.J., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Daiichi Sankyo Company, Limited (hereafter, Daiichi Sankyo) today announced that the New Drug Application (NDA) for its investigational, oral, once-daily direct factor Xa-inhibitor SAVAYSA(TM) (edoxaban) Tablets has been submitted to the U.S. Food...

2014-01-07 12:28:27

Submission based on the two largest comparative phase 3 clinical trials of a novel oral anticoagulant in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation or symptomatic venous thromboembolism TOKYO and MUNICH, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Daiichi Sankyo, Company Limited (hereafter, Daiichi Sankyo) today announced that the Marketing Authorization Application (MAA) for its investigational, oral, once-daily direct factor Xa-inhibitor edoxaban has been submitted to the European Medicines Agency...

2013-08-07 10:13:29

The D-dimer test is often used to rule out the presence of venous thromboembolism; however, the test has been considered unreliable in postoperative patients because D-dimer levels may rise after surgery. Researchers from the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Halle in Germany hypothesized that this rise might be systematic and predictable, in which case a feasible postoperative threshold of D-dimer indicating venous thromboembolism could be determined. The results of this study...


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