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October 23rd, 2012

Setback for Trial Studying Dabigatran After Mechanical Valve Surgery

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, […]