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Postings on Atrial Fibrillation (A.fib. or AF)

Postings for Patients & Caregivers Date Posted
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
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
Dabigatran (brand name Pradaxa) Special Storage and Stability Issues - Us February, 2011
FDA approves Pradaxa (dabigatran) to prevent stroke in people with atrial October, 2010
FDA Approves Multaq (dronedarone) to Treat Heart Rhythm Disorder July, 2009
FDA advisory panel recommends approval of dronedarone March, 2009
AstraZeneca Decides to Withdraw Exanta February, 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
FDA Rejects Ximelagatran (brand name Exanta) October, 2004
Understanding the PT-INR Test January, 2004
Understanding Atrial Fibrillation

Postings for Healthcare Providers Date Posted
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
A Summary and Update on Combining Antiplatelet Agents and/or Oral Anticoagulants February, 2014
Silver Book: Atrial Fibrillation Fact Sheet August, 2013
Alliance for Aging Research Releases Survey of AFib Patients 65+ that Finds Active Participation in Treatment Decisions November, 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
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
Dabigatran (brand name Pradaxa) Special Storage and Stability Issues - Us February, 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
Medication Errors in Cardiovascular & Stroke Patients June, 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
FDA Approves Multaq (dronedarone) to Treat Heart Rhythm Disorder July, 2009
Review cautions acceptance of Watchman device for left atrial appendage o July, 2009
Atrial Fibrillation Risk Increased by Being Large at Age 20 or Gaining We June, 2009
What is the Real Scoop on Aspirin + Clopidogrel in Atrial Fibrillation? May, 2009
ATRIA Study: Reduced Renal Function and Proteinuria Are Associated with a April, 2009
FDA advisory panel recommends approval of dronedarone March, 2009
Dronedarone reduces cardiovascular death but not total mortality (ATHENA) March, 2009
Warfarin more effective and at least as safe as low dose aspirin in elder September, 2007
Bleeding rates are higher in those over 80 years old when started on warf September, 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
Atrial fibrillation (AF) more than twice as prevalent as thought - and it August, 2006
AstraZeneca Decides to Withdraw Exanta February, 2006
Major Bleeding Events Lead to Under Use of Anticoagulation in Atrial Fibr February, 2006
Appropriate Use of Anticoagulation in Atrial Fibrillation Patients Dramat October, 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
What Happened to Ximelagatran? March, 2005
New Study Supports INR of 2 to 3 for Elderly Patients with A. Fib. November, 2004
FDA Rejects Ximelagatran (brand name Exanta) October, 2004
Exanta not Recommended by FDA Advisory Panel, Causes M.I.s? September, 2004
New Supplement Devoted to Unfractionated Heparin August, 2004
LMWH Safe and Effective for A.Fib. Reversion? March, 2004
Ximelagatran (brand name Exanta) is Leading the Coming Revolution in Stro January, 2004

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