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March 14th, 2014

Apixaban Gains Indication for DVT Prophylaxis After Knee and Hip Replacement Surgery

The FDA has approved a new indication for apixaban (Eliquis), the anticoagulant drug manufactured by Bristol-Myers Squibb and Pfizer. The new indication is for the prophylaxis of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism in patients who have undergone hip or knee replacement surgery. The DVT prophylaxis indication joins the previously approved indication of stroke prevention in patients who have […]


February 10th, 2014

Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: February 10th

This week’s topics include two reports of cobalt-induced heart failure, a comparison of CABG and PCI, and more.