Posts Tagged ‘ARISTOTLE’

February 24th, 2014

What Is “Non-Valvular” Atrial Fibrillation?

Wes Fisher attempts to figure out what the latest marketing phrase – non-valvular atrial fibrillation – really means.

June 24th, 2013

Roller Coaster Path to Approval for Eliquis Uncovered by FDA Documents

After the presentation and publication of the pivotal ARISTOTLE trial,  the novel anticoagulant apixaban (Eliquis, Pfizer and Bristol-Myers Squibb) was widely expected to be  a blockbuster. But then it got bogged down at the FDA where initial hopes for a speedy approval were dashed after highly critical reviews. Approval of the drug was delayed for 9 months […]

January 17th, 2013

Revisiting Novel Anticoagulants in Atrial Fibrillation


Two experts discuss the evolving landscape of novel anticoagulants for patients with AF. Do you agree with their perspectives? What questions do you have? What has your experience taught you?

September 23rd, 2011

Former NEJM Editor Questions Decision to Publish ARISTOTLE

The following guest post is reprinted with permission from the blog of Alison Bass.  At a Harvard event last night honoring Paul Thacker, a former investigator for Senator Chuck Grassley, someone in the audience wanted to know how the topic of Thacker’s talk — Dollars for Doctors: Who owns your physician? — was related to the soaring cost of medical care in […]