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‘Ten Commandments’ of the EHRA Guide for the Use of NOACs in AF
Non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants (NOACs) are an alternative for vitamin K antagonists (VKAs) to prevent stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF), and have emerged as the preferred choice, particularly in patients newly started on anticoagulation. Both physicians and patients are becoming more accustomed to the use of these drugs in clinical practice. However, many unresolved questions on how to optimally use these agents in specific clinical situations remain. In 2013, the first “EHRA Practical Guide” was published to provide practical guidance for situations; an update was published in 2015. Below ...
Source: European Heart Journal - April 21, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: research
Stroke in the TOTAL trial: a randomized trial of routine thrombectomy vs. percutaneous coronary intervention alone in ST elevation myocardial infarction
Conclusion Thrombectomy was associated with a significant increase in stroke. Based on these findings, future trials must carefully collect stroke to determine safety in addition to efficacy.
Source: European Heart Journal - September 14, 2015 Category: Cardiology Authors: Jolly, S. S., Cairns, J. A., Yusuf, S., Meeks, B., Gao, P., Hart, R. G., Kedev, S., Stankovic, G., Moreno, R., Horak, D., Kassam, S., Rokoss, M. J., Leung, R. C. M., El-Omar, M., Romppanen, H. O., Alazzoni, A., Alak, A., Fung, A., Alexopoulos, D., Schwalm Tags: Interventional cardiology Source Type: research