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Postings on Stroke

Postings for Patients & Caregivers Date Posted
Questioning Approval of the Watchman Device for Atrial Fibrillation. December, 2017
Stroke, A Caregiver's Story November, 2017
Rivaroxaban or Warfarin in Stable Coronary Artery Disease – Should the COMPASS Study Lead Us Back to the Future? September, 2017
Finally some good news in the treatment of acute ischemic stroke! March, 2015
Intracerebral Hemorrhage, INR Reversal, Blood Pressure Control, Anticoagulation Resumption February, 2015
A Fib and DVT Patient Information Resources from the Alliance for Aging Research February, 2015
Testosterone Supplements and Blood Clots; an Invitation to Participate in a Research Project December, 2014
Dabigatran (Pradaxa) Should NOT be used in Mechanical Heart Valve Patients January, 2013
Alliance for Aging Research Releases Survey of AFib Patients 65+ that Finds Active Participation in Treatment Decisions November, 2012
Dabigatran Demystified What Warfarin Patients Should Know About this New February, 2012
Dabigatran Demystified: What Warfarin Patients Should Know About this New May, 2011
FDA approves Pradaxa (dabigatran) to prevent stroke in people with atrial October, 2010
Plavix & Prilosec Interaction: An FDA Alert & Questions Regarding Clinica March, 2010
FDA advisory panel recommends approval of dronedarone March, 2009
FDA Approves Robotic Arm to Help Stroke Patients Recover Use of Arms July, 2007
Should 3rd Generation Birth Control Pills be Banned? - Opposition to a Pe March, 2007
Clotting Disorders Presentation by Stephan Moll, MD February, 2007
Heart attack and stroke protection of aspirin blocked by Ibuprofen and si September, 2006
Where can I find an anticoagulation expert near my home or office? October, 2005
Largest study yet confirms benefits of clinical pharmacy managed anticoag June, 2005
Bextra Pulled from Market & Warnings Added to ALL NSAIDs April, 2005
Non-steroidal Anti-inflamatory Drugs (NSAIDs) Receive Greater Scrutiny in January, 2005
FDA Rejects Ximelagatran (brand name Exanta) October, 2004
News on Vioxx and Congressional Hearings October, 2004
Stroke and Heart Attack: A Class Effect of COX 2 Inhibitors? October, 2004
Merck Pulls Vioxx Due to Heart Attack and Stroke Risk September, 2004
Understanding Atrial Fibrillation

Postings for Healthcare Providers Date Posted
Questioning Approval of the Watchman Device for Atrial Fibrillation. December, 2017
Stroke, A Caregiver's Story November, 2017
Rivaroxaban or Warfarin in Stable Coronary Artery Disease – Should the COMPASS Study Lead Us Back to the Future? September, 2017
Finally some good news in the treatment of acute ischemic stroke! March, 2015
Intracerebral Hemorrhage, INR Reversal, Blood Pressure Control, Anticoagulation Resumption February, 2015
A Fib and DVT Patient Information Resources from the Alliance for Aging Research February, 2015
Testosterone Supplements and Blood Clots; an Invitation to Participate in a Research Project December, 2014
Silver Book: Atrial Fibrillation Fact Sheet August, 2013
Stable Ischemic Heart Disease (SIHD) Guidelines Published June, 2013
Acute Stroke Guidelines promote organized systems of care, intravenous fibrinolysis & caution with new anticoagulants and endovascular interventions March, 2013
Endovascular interventions for acute ischemic stroke no better than intravenous fibrinolysis March, 2013
Dabigatran (Pradaxa) Should NOT be used in Mechanical Heart Valve Patients January, 2013
Alliance for Aging Research Releases Survey of AFib Patients 65+ that Finds Active Participation in Treatment Decisions November, 2012
Safety risks outweigh potential benefit of dual anti-platelet therapy for secondary stroke prevention – AGAIN! September, 2012
Novel Anticoagulants Should not Replace Warfarin; Head-to-Head Trial Needed September, 2012
Assessing Stroke & Bleeding Risk in Atrial Fibrillation: Expert Consensus July, 2012
Unstable Angina/Non-ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction: Updated Guideline July, 2012
The allure of endovascular intervention for stroke prevention fails to de July, 2012
Rivaroxaban approved for stroke prevention in non-valvular atrial fibrill February, 2012
New Chest Guidelines Available Now February, 2012
Dronedarone permanent atrial fibrillation study (“PALLAS”) stopped early July, 2011
A clinical perspective (and CME) on intravenous thrombolytic therapy for June, 2011
FDA approves Pradaxa (dabigatran) to prevent stroke in people with atrial October, 2010
Warfarin Better than Dabigatran and Vice Versa in Some Patients with Atri October, 2010
FDA Recommends Dabigatran Approval: Agree with no ASA, still skeptical on October, 2010
Do the blood vessels in our brain "spit out" clots? September, 2010
Medication Errors in Cardiovascular & Stroke Patients June, 2010
Plavix & Prilosec Interaction: An FDA Alert & Questions Regarding Clinica March, 2010
Dabigatran vs. Warfarin in Atrial Fibrillation; Reluctant to Rely on RE-L March, 2010
New study and accompanying editorial suggest that warfarin may be indicat January, 2010
Low-dose Aspirin therapy - Do the benefits outweigh the risks for people October, 2009
Expert Presentations on Atherothrombosis and Plaque Rupture, Pulmonary Em August, 2009
Reduction in cardiovascular events with Rosuvastatin correlates with hsCR June, 2009
What is the Real Scoop on Aspirin + Clopidogrel in Atrial Fibrillation? May, 2009
Risk of Stroke, Pulmonary Embolism, and Deep Vein Thrombosis Increased in May, 2009
Aspirin for Primary Prevention of Strokes and Heart Attacks April, 2009
ATRIA Study: Reduced Renal Function and Proteinuria Are Associated with a April, 2009
FDA advisory panel recommends approval of dronedarone March, 2009
Clopidogrel Resistance: Effect on Outcomes, Genetic Causes, How to Test f December, 2008
ProFESS gives new direction for selection of antiplatelet therapies for s November, 2008
Opening up the Window (more hope for stroke victims) November, 2008
Carotid Artery Disease: Routine Screening for CAD is NOT Recommended February, 2008
Do "statins" increase the risk of hemorrhagic stroke? February, 2008
Extensive review of the role of platelets in various clinical conditions February, 2008
Leading authority challenges the safety and efficacy of carotid artery st January, 2008
Warfarin more effective and at least as safe as low dose aspirin in elder September, 2007
FDA Approves Robotic Arm to Help Stroke Patients Recover Use of Arms July, 2007
Stroke Guidelines: 2007 Update to guidelines for early management of stro June, 2007
Ranibizumab (brand name Lucentis) associated with an increased incidence April, 2007
Should 3rd Generation Birth Control Pills be Banned? - Opposition to a Pe March, 2007
Should we be treating fewer patients with warfarin (Coumadin)? March, 2007
Should we be treating more patients with warfarin (Coumadin)? March, 2007
Can better INR control be achieved, and if so, how will new anticoagulant March, 2007
Heart attack and stroke protection of aspirin blocked by Ibuprofen and si September, 2006
Atrial fibrillation (AF) more than twice as prevalent as thought - and it August, 2006
Confirmation of the benefit of aspirin plus dipyidamole versus aspirin al August, 2006
Diagnosis, risk-stratification, and management of patients with antiphosp July, 2006
Clopidogrel plus aspirin possibly harmful in a broad population with card June, 2006
Homocysteine Lowering Therapy in Vascular Disease - No Reduction in Recur May, 2006
Major Bleeding Events Lead to Under Use of Anticoagulation in Atrial Fibr February, 2006
Risk and Benefits of Aspirin in Primary Prevention in Both Men and Women January, 2006
New Data Fuels Continued Controversy About Anti-Phospholipid Antibody (AP November, 2005
Where can I find an anticoagulation expert near my home or office? October, 2005
Advanced age affects major bleeding and major thromboembolic rates in pat October, 2005
Aspirin Resistance: Do we have standardized methods for measurement? September, 2005
"Mini Strokes" with Maximum Impact August, 2005
Aspirin Discontinuation Perioperatively Increases Cardiovascular Events June, 2005
Combination antiplatelet therapy for stroke patients at high risk of recu May, 2005
Bextra Pulled from Market & Warnings Added to ALL NSAIDs April, 2005
New Data on Aspirin vs. Warfarin in TIA Patients, but Questions Persist March, 2005
Non-steroidal Anti-inflamatory Drugs (NSAIDs) Receive Greater Scrutiny in January, 2005
New Study Supports INR of 2 to 3 for Elderly Patients with A. Fib. November, 2004
Should Rofecoxib (Vioxx) Have Been Withdrawn Years Ago? November, 2004
Can Protected Carotid Artery Stenting Replace Surgical Endarterectomy? November, 2004
FDA Rejects Ximelagatran (brand name Exanta) October, 2004
News on Vioxx and Congressional Hearings October, 2004
Stroke and Heart Attack: A Class Effect of COX 2 Inhibitors? October, 2004
Merck Pulls Vioxx Due to Heart Attack and Stroke Risk September, 2004
Exanta not Recommended by FDA Advisory Panel, Causes M.I.s? September, 2004
Unfractionated Heparin May Counteract Aspirin's Effect in Carotid Endarte September, 2004
Is Warfarin-Induced Bleeding Increasing? August, 2004
Aspirin and Clopidogrel in Stroke/TIA August, 2004
Clopidogrel Resistance Associated with Increased Heart Attack Risk July, 2004
Large European Study Shows Benefit of Carotid Endarterectomy in Asymptoma May, 2004
Exercise Recommended Following a Stroke May, 2004
New Data on TIAs and Stroke Prevention April, 2004
Ximelagatran (brand name Exanta) is Leading the Coming Revolution in Stro January, 2004

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