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This channel includes news and new technology innovations for cardiovascular pharmaceutics. This includes antiplatelet agents, anticoagulation drugs, INR testing, NOAC, OAC, IV administered drugs such as Heprin, and dual antiplatelet therapy.

Study Discovers Anticoagulant Drugs Are Being Prescribed Against Safety Advice
News | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | July 25, 2017

July 25, 2017 — A study by researchers at the University of Birmingham has shown that general practitioners (GPs)...

Alere point of care POC testing for INR
News | Point of Care Testing | July 17, 2017 | Dave Fornell

July 17, 2017 — Despite issues with point-of-care INR testing company Alere Inc., Abbott announced this week it is...

long-duration dual anti-platelet therapy (L-DAPT) compared to short-duration dual antiplatelet (S-DAPT) after DES stent implantation
News | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | July 12, 2017

June 12, 2017 — Researchers have evaluated the long-term efficacy and safety of long-duration dual anti-platelet...

Bayer Now Enrolling Patients for Global Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Study
News | Hypertension | July 05, 2017

July 5, 2017 — Bayer has enrolled the first patient in a global Phase IV study assessing the clinical effects of...

FDA Grants Priority Review of Xarelto sNDA for 10 mg Dose
News | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | June 29, 2017

June 29, 2017 — Janssen Research & Development LLC announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...

radial access, transradial access trial using anticoagulants
News | Radial Access | June 15, 2017

June 15, 2017 — In patients undergoing ...

Cost comparison between NOACs, novel oral anticoagulants
News | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | May 31, 2017

May 31, 2017 – The results from the first real-world, matched head-to-head study comparing all-cause healthcare...

Data was positive from the Watchman Left Atrial Appendage Closure (LAAC) Device from the EWOLUTION registry
News | Atrial Fibrillation | May 30, 2017

May 30, 2017 — Data was positive for safety and efficacy rates of the Watchman Left Atrial Appendage Closure (LAAC)...

Feature | Pharmaceuticals | May 16, 2017

May 16, 2017 – Results of a groundbreaking clinical trial demonstrate the effectiveness of a novel, fast-acting...

Analysis Shows Increased Risk of Early Stroke with New-Onset Atrial Fibrillation Post-TAVR, SCAI 2017 late-breaking clinical trial
News | Stroke | May 12, 2017

May 12, 2017 — More than one-third of patients undergoing...

anticoagulants increase dementia risks
Feature | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | May 12, 2017

May 12, 2017 – A new study found that dementia rates increase with delays in starting anticoagulation treatment for...

Siemens Xprecia Stride anticoagulation, coagulation PT/INR or INR testing at the point of care (POC)

Point-of-care coagulation PT/INR testing with handheld devices can help improve outcomes with more convenient and frequent measurements to keep patients within the therapeutic range of anticoagulant agents.

Feature | Point of Care Testing | May 05, 2017 | Nicholas C. Vanderslice, Ph.D., and Arnol S. Rios

Point-of-care (POC) coagulation analyzers that measure prothrombin time/international normalized ratio (PT/INR) on...

Prescribing Patterns Change Following Direct Marketing Restrictions
News | Pharmaceuticals | May 05, 2017

May 5, 2017 — A study of how policies restricting...

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