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Thomas Jefferson University researchers discovered that the formation of blood clots follows a different molecular route in African Americans versus European Americans, providing a new...

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study conducted in Ireland found that aspirin does not adequately protect 20 percent of patients with...

Professional cardiovascular societies and many working cardiologists question the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) recent recommendation that patients undergo genetic testing before...

Aggredyne Inc., has received ISO 13485 certification for its quality control program related to the manufacture of the AggreGuide family of platelet function analyzers.

September 5, 2013 — ITC Nexus Holding Co., a company in hemostasis management and point-of-care (POC) testing, announced it has acquired Accumetrics, a specialist in assessing patient response to...

T2 Biosystems announced the presentation of data strongly correlating T2Hemostat results with patients’ clinical outcomes. In 26 patients who presented with chest pain and underwent cardiac...

Clinical Study Aspirin Duke Medicine Blood Test Platelet Functioning Testing

Aspirin has been widely used for more than 50 years as a common, inexpensive blood thinner for patients with heart disease and stroke, but doctors have little understanding of how it works and why...

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The year 2013 has brought us several important clinical trials that have changed the way interventional cardiologists approach and treat patients with stable coronary artery disease. These trials...

UK Blood Clots Teststing Wafarin Self Monitoring

A simple self-monitoring test could reduce the risk of stroke by half in thousands of people in the United Kingdom who currently take warfarin to prevent blood clots. Better access to self-...

Accumetrics Verify Now ACC 2013 Antiplatelet Therapy Blood Testing Pharmaceutica

Accumetrics Inc. announced the presentation of a series of important data that solidifies the clinical utility of platelet reactivity testing. Real world outcomes data in high-risk patients...

Accumetrics VerifyNow II CE mark Antiplatelet Therapy

Accumetrics Inc. announced that its next generation VerifyNow II System has achieved CE marking for point-of-care measurement of platelet reactivity to antiplatelet agents. This marks the...

The standard-of-care for dual antiplatelet therapy (DAPT) for more than a decade has been clopidogrel (Plavix) plus aspirin. This standard is now being challenged by new agents —...

December 5, 2011 – Roche announced that it has signed an agreement under which it will acquire 100 percent of Verum Diagnostica GmbH, based in Munich, Germany. Verum Diagnostica is a leading...

October 4, 2011 – Roche announced plans today to expand its coagulation testing product line in North America beyond physician offices and outpatient clinics with the development of a full line of...

August 30, 2011 – Compared with patients who had persistently high platelet reactivity, those who achieved low platelet reactivity, according to the VerifyNow P2Y12 Test, had a reduced incidence...

June 3, 2011 – European CE mark approval was granted to expand use of the VerifyNow point-of-care P2Y12 test platelet reactivity test to identify patients who are poor-responders to antiplatelet...

March 10, 2011 – New guidelines have been published in The Annals of Thoracic Surgery that include point-of-care testing for platelet reactivity as a new recommendation for...

August 1, 2008 - Osmetech said this week at the American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) 2008 Conference and Exhibition in Washington, D.C., that following receipt of its 510(k)...

April 3, 2008 - Corgenix Medical Corp. has entered into an agreement with Randox Laboratories, a UK-based diagnostic company, in a partnership designed to expand the processing technology and...

Houston based ThromboVision, Inc. has won the first annual Michael E. DeBakey Life Science Award, which carries a $50,000 cash prize to assist in propelling the company's technology toward...