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Postings on Direct Thrombin Inhibitors

Postings for Patients & Caregivers Date Posted
Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension Day November, 2014
Dabigatran (Pradaxa) Should NOT be used in Mechanical Heart Valve Patients January, 2013
Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism Brochure from Clot Connect January, 2013
Alliance for Aging Research Releases Survey of AFib Patients 65+ that Finds Active Participation in Treatment Decisions November, 2012
DVT & PE: What Patients Need to Know - A Video Series on Blood Clots from July, 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
Dietary and Herbal Supplements in Patients on Anticoagulation – Serious U February, 2008
The Pulmonary Embolism Support Group - Support for Individuals with DVT o January, 2007
Where can I find a support group or meet others who have had a DVT, PE, o January, 2007
What is the d-Dimer test? August, 2006
AstraZeneca Decides to Withdraw Exanta February, 2006
Will the blood clot in my leg go away now that I am on medication for it? October, 2005
Where can I find an anticoagulation expert near my home or office? October, 2005
NIH Conference on Dietary Supplements, Coagulation, and Antithrombotic Th March, 2005
FDA Rejects Ximelagatran (brand name Exanta) October, 2004
Understanding Atrial Fibrillation

Postings for Healthcare Providers Date Posted
Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension Day November, 2014
Silver Book: Atrial Fibrillation Fact Sheet August, 2013
Acute Stroke Guidelines promote organized systems of care, intravenous fibrinolysis & caution with new anticoagulants and endovascular interventions March, 2013
Rivaroxaban (and similar agents) for extended prophylaxis of venous thrombosis in high risk medical patients – equal efficacy but increased bleeding March, 2013
2013 ACCF/AHA Guideline for the Management of ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction January, 2013
Dabigatran (Pradaxa) Should NOT be used in Mechanical Heart Valve Patients January, 2013
Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism Brochure from Clot Connect January, 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
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
Subcutaneous Direct Thrombin Inhibitor (Desirudin) Approved for Preventio March, 2010
Dabigatran vs. Warfarin in Atrial Fibrillation; Reluctant to Rely on RE-L March, 2010
Video: Current and Emerging Trends in DVT Prophylaxis October, 2009
Dietary and Herbal Supplements in Patients on Anticoagulation – Serious U February, 2008
Anticoagulation Safety a Hospital Priority for 2008 January, 2008
Dietary Supplements & Oral Anticoagulants - A Registry of Interactions August, 2007
Bivalirudin for Non-ST-segment Elevation Acute Coronary Syndrome: A Discu May, 2007
Can better INR control be achieved, and if so, how will new anticoagulant March, 2007
Variation in reagent sensitivities confounds use of the aPTT with UFH, DT January, 2007
The Pulmonary Embolism Support Group - Support for Individuals with DVT o January, 2007
Update on Treatment and Prevention of Pulmonary Embolism August, 2006
Is it safe to omit additional tests is d-Dimer is negative? August, 2006
AstraZeneca Decides to Withdraw Exanta February, 2006
Where can I find an anticoagulation expert near my home or office? October, 2005
NIH Conference on Dietary Supplements, Coagulation, and Antithrombotic Th March, 2005
What Happened to Ximelagatran? March, 2005
FDA Rejects Ximelagatran (brand name Exanta) October, 2004
New Supplement Devoted to Unfractionated Heparin August, 2004
Anticoagulation in Special Populations August, 2004
An Overview of Anticoagulants, Antiplatelet Agents, and the Combination i May, 2004
New Anticoagulants to Displace or Reshape Anticoagulation Clinics April, 2004
Leading Authority Reviews Advances in Pulmonary Embolism Diagnosis and Tr April, 2004
Low Molecular Weight Heparin Preferred for Pulmonary Embolism? February, 2004
Ximelagatran (brand name Exanta) is Leading the Coming Revolution in Stro January, 2004

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Blood Clot Activities Calendar

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Stroke, A Caregiver's Story

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