Posts Tagged ‘unfractionated heparin’

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December 1st, 2014

Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: December 1st

This week’s topics include atenolol vs. losartan in children and young adults with Marfan’s syndrome, the Japanese Primary Prevention Project, and more.


July 14th, 2014

Can Bivalirudin Stand the HEAT?

Harlan Krumholz interviews Peter Berger, an editorialist for the HEAT-PPCI study, about the paper’s findings.


August 31st, 2010

No Benefits for Low-Dose Heparin Over Standard Heparin in FUTURA/OASIS-8

FUTURA (Fondaparinux Trial With Unfractionated Heparin During Revascularization in Acute Coronary Syndromes)/OASIS-8 is the first trial to compare low-dose unfractionated heparin with conventional heparin dosing in PCI patients receiving fondaparinux. Sanjit Jolly and colleagues randomized 2026 non-STEMI high-risk patients undergoing PCI within 72 hours to either low-dose unfractionated heparin or a standard dose of heparin […]