Navigation Links
New Blood Thinner Could Replace Warfarin to Fight Venous Clots
Date:12/7/2009

n terms of safety and more effective as well. This is the first alternative to warfarin that could signal a changing of the guard," Dr. Bernard Gersh, a professor of medicine at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine in Rochester, Minn, said during the heart association conference. "I think there are still questions that need to be answered, but it's fair to say that warfarin has been around for many, many years and everybody hates warfarin. Patients hate warfarin. Doctors hate warfarin. It's not the most convenient drug, but it's effective and it is cheap."

"It's premature to say that a drug like dabigatran will take the place of warfarin," Gersh added. "There will be a lot of discussion about cost and convenience. It's a twice-daily dose and there are some questions about a possible higher rate of heart attack. I don't think this is truly resolved yet, but I think we can say that for the first time we have seen a drug that certainly has the potential to be an alternative to warfarin, and maybe even superior."

More information

Visit the American Heart Association for more on blood thinners.



SOURCES: Dec. 6, 2009, New England Journal of Medicine, online; Bernard Gersh, M.D., professor, medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minn.; Nov. 18, 2009, news conference with Jonas Oldgren, M.D., chief physician, cardiology, Uppsala University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden; Nov. 18, 2009, presentations, American Heart Association annual meeting, Orlando, Fla.


'/>"/>
Copyright©2009 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Specific antagonism lowers blood pressure
2. Restricting Blood Flow May Help Heart Bypass Patients
3. FDA Updates Prescription Guidelines for Blood Thinner
4. Doctors Often Miss High Blood Pressure in Kids
5. Back to School Means Return of School Blood Drives
6. Blood-flow detector software show promise in preventing brain damage
7. FDA Approves New Roche West Nile Virus Blood Screening Test
8. Australian-led international study shows blood pressure drugs cut death rate in type 2 diabetes
9. Laser blasts viruses in blood
10. Study Demonstrates Marteks Algal DHA Oil Improves Blood Triglyceride Lipid Levels
11. LifeMasters Provides Tips for Maintaining a Healthy Blood Cholesterol Level
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/25/2014)... 2014 Recently, LunaDress.co.uk has updated its blog to ... accessories. Now, all of the models at LunaDress.co.uk come with big ... lifts the wedding veil can turn out to be a most ... wedding veil can always bring surprise to a wedding. On the ... to choose veils for a big day . , Going ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Overeating is common during the ... in moderation, an expert says. "Don,t arrive at a ... if you know you,ll be attending a party, but deprivation ... lead dietitian at Northern Westchester Hospital in Mount Kisco, N.Y., ... eat healthy during the day and even to have a ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... 25, 2014 AngelWeddingDress.com tries its best ... online realm. Today, the business has introduced its new ... prom dress promotion. , The new prom outfits are ... every dress lover. They are specially designed for 2015. ... dresses should visit its website before Jan. 26, ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... Viejo, California (PRWEB) December 25, 2014 ... release of ProFire 5k. A fully customizable business presentation ... . , “Adding the ProFire 5k business tool, users ... Said Christina Austin, CEO of Pixel Film Studios. “ProFire ... look and style to add professionalism to a presentation” ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... Parker & Sons, Inc. an industry leader when ... regarding heating, cooling and plumbing services in the greater ... “Queen of Clean” for impressive contractor services in Arizona. ... the years for providing outstanding quality customer service and ... for both homeowners and businesses. Linda Cobb, known as ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:LunaDress Provides Professional Tips On Shopping Wedding And Prom Dresses 2Health News:Angelweddingdress 2015 Prom Dresses Online Now 2Health News:Announcing a new ProFire 5k plugin from Pixel Film Studios for Final Cut Pro X Professionals 2Health News:Parker & Sons Announces Recognition In 2014 By The “Queen Of Clean” For Impressive Contractor Services In Arizona 2Health News:Parker & Sons Announces Recognition In 2014 By The “Queen Of Clean” For Impressive Contractor Services In Arizona 3
... Chase, MD Postmenopausal women who have higher testosterone levels ... resistance and the metabolic syndrome compared to women with ... for publication in The Endocrine Society,s Journal of ... is an important step, say researchers, in understanding the ...
... ... and Total Health the all-natural herbal Nutraceutical Company together for the health of our ... ... Association and Registry (ACTHA) announced today that Total Health Enhancement Corp. ...
... ... Scrubs& Beyond shipped directly to their home or work! , ... Brentwood, MO (PRWEB) November 4, 2009 -- Medical professionals ... to their home or work! Orders will ship via SmartPost, which is a collaboration between ...
... Due to the increasing complexities of treating digestive diseases, ... enhanced abilities and experiences in specific disease areas or ... to a "Report of the Multisociety Task Force on ... the achievements of trainees based on specific defined competencies ...
... Nov. 3 Robbins & Myers, Inc. (NYSE: RBN ... Annual Industrial Conference on November 11, 2009. Representing the ... Officer, and Christopher M. Hix, Vice President and Chief Financial ... from 8:20-8:50 a.m., CT, at the Four Seasons Hotel in ...
... of Hematology (ASH) is honoring two prominent hematologists with ASH ... in the training and career development of hematologists early in ... MD, will receive their awards during the 51st ASH Annual ... receiving the Mentor Award for Basic Science, is the David ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Postmenopausal women with higher testosterone levels 2Health News:American Competitive Trail Horse Association Announces Total Health Enhancement Corp. as a Sponsor Member 2Health News:Smart Post Brings Scrubs & Beyond to Canadian Doorsteps 2Health News:Gastroenterology/hepatology societies release report evaluating fellowship training curriculum 2Health News:Gastroenterology/hepatology societies release report evaluating fellowship training curriculum 3Health News:The American Society of Hematology to honor inspirational hematologists with Mentor Awards 2
(Date:12/24/2014)... -- Echo Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ECTE ... permeation, continuous glucose monitoring and associated technologies, today ... been appointed Chief Executive Officer effective December 22, ... of experience in the medical device, pharmaceutical and ... Vice President, Business Development, Otsuka Pharmaceuticals as well as ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... DALLAS , December 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... Research Report on Global Disposable Syringe Industry ... to its online business intelligence library. ... Global Disposable Syringe Industry is a professional ... Syringe market.  For overview analysis, the report ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... , Dec. 23, 2014  Lockton Dunning ... of Lockton Companies, announced the addition of Vice ... will join Lockton Dunning,s Pharmacy Consulting team, Excelsior ... of relevant industry experience to the position.  Most ... Market Sales at Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy, where she ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Echo Therapeutics Announces Scott W. Hollander as President & Chief Executive Officer 2Echo Therapeutics Announces Scott W. Hollander as President & Chief Executive Officer 3World Disposable Syringe Market 2014 Report: China and Regional Analysis 2World Disposable Syringe Market 2014 Report: China and Regional Analysis 3World Disposable Syringe Market 2014 Report: China and Regional Analysis 4World Disposable Syringe Market 2014 Report: China and Regional Analysis 5Kim Foerster Joins Lockton Companies 2
... IRIDEX Corporation (Nasdaq: IRIX ) today announced the receipt of an ... No. 7,766,904, "Adjustable Laser Probe For Use In Vitreoretinal Surgery." This patent ... product line, collectively identified and sold as Adjustable and Intuitive EndoProbe® laser ... The Adjustable ...
... Denmark , July 29 AdvanDx today ... a fast, 90 minutes protocol for its Yeast Traffic ... PNA FISH turn-around time from the original 2.5 hours ... 90 minutes to 30 minutes.  Clinical validation studies performed ...
Cached Medicine Technology:IRIDEX Granted U.S. Patent for Adjustable Laser Probe for Eye Surgery 2IRIDEX Granted U.S. Patent for Adjustable Laser Probe for Eye Surgery 3AdvanDx Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for 90 Minutes Protocol for Yeast Traffic Light® PNA FISH® 2AdvanDx Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for 90 Minutes Protocol for Yeast Traffic Light® PNA FISH® 3AdvanDx Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for 90 Minutes Protocol for Yeast Traffic Light® PNA FISH® 4
Agglutinating sera for serological identification of E. coli by slide and/or tube agglutination tests. Agglutinating sera are packaged 2 mL / vial....
For presumptive identification of Escherichia coli using enzyme technology. Tests: Indole, MUG...
A direct qualitative enzyme immunoassay for detection of E.coli Shiga Toxin 1 and 2 in fresh or preserved fecal specimens....
Inquire...
Medicine Products: