March 24th, 2014
Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: March 24th
Richard Lehman, BM, BCh, MRCGP
This week’s topics include non-leg venous thrombosis in critically ill adults, a comparison of factor Xa inhibitors and warfarin for preventing stroke and thromboembolism in atrial fibrillation, and more.
October 23rd, 2012
Setback for Trial Studying Dabigatran After Mechanical Valve Surgery
Larry Husten, PHD
Despite the recent advent of novel oral anticoagulants, the much-maligned warfarin remains the only current option available for patients who have received a mechanical valve. Now the first trial to explore this indication for a newer oral anticoagulant has suffered a setback. Last year, Boehringer Ingelheim announced the launch of the RE-ALIGN trial, a phase 2, […]