In the Journals

Rivaroxaban appears safe, effective in routine clinical practice

January 28, 2016
Oral rivaroxaban appeared safe and effective compared with standard anticoagulation therapy for the treatment of symptomatic deep vein thrombosis…
In the Journals

AF ablation with concomitant cardiac surgery yields positive results

January 2, 2016
In patients with atrial fibrillation, surgical ablation in conjunction with cardiac surgery achieves positive immediate results, according to…
Meeting News Coverage

Screening, prophylaxis could improve VTE rates among patients with cancer at high risk

December 31, 2015
Thromboprophylaxis could decrease the likelihood for venous thromboembolism among patients with cancer identified as being at high risk for clotting…
In the Journals

Obesity linked to lower rates of stroke, death in older patients with AF

December 17, 2015
In older patients with atrial fibrillation assigned oral anticoagulants, obesity appears to be associated with reduced rates of stroke and mortality…
In the Journals

Novel assay shows promise in evaluating bleeding risk with new oral anticoagulants

December 15, 2015
A novel method to evaluate clot formation and lysis activities under physiological conditions appears to be a feasible approach to assess the risk…
In the Journals

Switch from LMWH to dabigatran prevents VTE after orthopedic surgery

December 11, 2015
Switching patients from low–molecular-weight heparin to dabigatran after total hip or knee replacement surgery was shown to be effective for…
In the Journals

SAMe-TT2R2 scores higher in patients with obstructive sleep apnea

December 10, 2015
SAMe-TT2R2 prediction scores, capable of identifying likelihood for poor-quality anticoagulation among patients with atrial fibrillation, were…
In the Journals

Novel oral anticoagulants may reduce stroke, bleeding risk in patients with renal impairment

November 30, 2015
In patients with mild or moderate renal impairment, the use of novel oral anticoagulants appears to confer reduced risks for stroke or systemic…
In the Journals

Self-managed anticoagulant therapy may benefit patients with heart valves

November 24, 2015
Self-management of oral anticoagulant therapy may improve standard care for patients with mechanical heart valves, according to study results…
In the Journals

Strokes after cardioversion more frequent in patients with AF not on anticoagulation

November 19, 2015
A prespecified analysis of the FibStroke study showed cardioversion plays a key role in strokes among patients with paroxysmal or persistent atrial…