Navigation Links
One-Year Data From Global Atrial Fibrillation (AF) Registry Show Antithrombotic Agents Not Optimally Used to Prevent Stroke
Date:9/3/2013

sented at ESC Congress 2013 are from the first of five GARFIELD cohorts.  The first cohort includes a total of 10,614 patients with non-valvular AF and at least one investigator-determined additional risk factor for stroke, recruited from 540 randomly-selected sites in 19 countries. Of these patients, 5,089 were recruited retrospectively as a validation cohort and 5,525 were recruited prospectively and comprise the study populations in these abstracts.  ESC Guidelines for the management of atrial fibrillation recommend that all patients at high risk of stroke be prescribed anticoagulation therapy with vitamin K antagonists (VKAs), unless contraindicated. High stroke risk is defined as a score >/=2 on the CHA2DS2-VASc risk score. Previously reported baseline data showed that in Cohort 1, 82.6% of patients had CHA2DS2-VASc >/=2 but only 62% of these patients received anticoagulant therapy.

Data for the stroke-risk stratification research presented at ESC Congress 2013 were available in 5,523 patients enrolled prospectively between December 2009 and October 2011. 

The 1-year data – which are preliminary and should be interpreted with caution – were included in one oral presentation and seven poster abstracts.  The oral presentation was featured at the State of the Art: Acute coronary syndromes - current guidelines and future prospects, a session that spotlighted the four highest-rated abstracts in this topic. 

Highlights of the data, which were adjusted for relevant confounding factors, include:

Oral Presentation

Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/10/2014)... Israel , July 10, 2014   ... Diabetes Management Solution, today announced the appointment of ... independent member of its Board of Directors. ... legal and business experience to LabStyle as an ... and legal and corporate governance expert. He currently ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... DALLAS , Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ChinaMarketResearchReports.com ... to its store . (Photo: ... consumption upgrade and policy support, China,s ... the years, with total market size rising from 3.28 ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... , Jan. 15, 2014 AARP Foundation today announced ... older adults suffering from the severe cold weather that has ... committed to helping those in need; so to support these ... contributions up to $250,000, which could mean up to $500,000 ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:LabStyle Innovations Welcomes Richard B. Stone to its Board of Directors 2LabStyle Innovations Welcomes Richard B. Stone to its Board of Directors 3LabStyle Innovations Welcomes Richard B. Stone to its Board of Directors 4Orthopedic Instrument Industry in China Markets Forecast to 2015 2Orthopedic Instrument Industry in China Markets Forecast to 2015 3AARP Foundation Establishes Winter Relief Fund for Older Adults Suffering from the Severe Cold Weather 2AARP Foundation Establishes Winter Relief Fund for Older Adults Suffering from the Severe Cold Weather 3
(Date:7/10/2014)... July 11, 2014 The Capital Institute ... performed the first procedure in a clinical trial that ... in the leg. , During the procedure, done at ... an endovascular neurosurgeon, threaded a tiny catheter through the ... body and neck and into the brain. Once the ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... More than 200 experts on aggression, who research issues ... attend the 21st World Meeting of the International ... Loews Atlanta Hotel, July 15-19. , Georgia State ... is held every other year on alternating continents. , ... from more than 20 different countries, which will help ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... Ticketability.com has a wide array of tickets for the successful ... Diego are being added to the inventory. The star has ... added September 28 show is drawing a great deal of ... view the selection of discounted seats at Ticketability.com. , Paul ... the general public on July 18 at 10:00 a.m. Fans ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... D.C. (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 One ... for Bangladesh Worker Safety announced today it will extend ... to four months’ wages for workers displaced as a ... To date, Alliance inspections have resulted in the closure ... in all five cases, raising immediate safety concerns. In ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... According to a new market ... (Land, Airborne, Naval), Application (Software Defined Radios, SATCOM, ... (North America, Asia-Pacific, Europe, the Middle East & ... MarketsandMarkets, the market is estimated to be $30.15 ... a CAGR of 5.56% to reach $39.52 billion ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:New Trial Delivers Chemotherapy to Brain Tumor Through Artery in Leg 2Health News:New Trial Delivers Chemotherapy to Brain Tumor Through Artery in Leg 3Health News:Georgia State Hosts National Conference On Aggression 2Health News:Georgia State Hosts National Conference On Aggression 3Health News:Georgia State Hosts National Conference On Aggression 4Health News:Paul McCartney Tickets for San Diego: Ticketability.com Announces Discounted Tickets for McCartney’s Tour Stop at Petco Park on September 28 2Health News:Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety to Double Compensation for Displaced Factory Workers; Members Vote to Extend Wage Benefits from Two to up to Four Months 2Health News:Portable Communication Systems Market Projected to Reach $39.52 Billion by 2019 - New Report by MarketsandMarkets 2Health News:Portable Communication Systems Market Projected to Reach $39.52 Billion by 2019 - New Report by MarketsandMarkets 3Health News:Portable Communication Systems Market Projected to Reach $39.52 Billion by 2019 - New Report by MarketsandMarkets 4
... standards incorporating new tests for impurities as well as ... over-the-counter (OTC) ingredients and products will be key areas ... by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) and ... to providing updates on new standards for acetaminophen and ...
... By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter , MONDAY, ... may reduce fever from H1N1 ("swine flu") influenza just as ... "For thousands of years, Chinese herbs have been used ... Bin Cao, of Beijing Chao-Yang Hospital, Capital Medical University, in ...
... , MONDAY, Aug. 15 (HealthDay News) -- Limiting the use ... of heart attack or death, but it can save the ... year, a new study suggests. A stent is ... a procedure to unblock clogged or narrowed arteries (angioplasty). A ...
... Silenced by Low O2 Low oxygen can silence ... of cancer, according to a paper in the August 2011 ... Silencing this particular gene is one of the steps on ... lead to ways of reactivating this and other tumor suppressor ...
... News) -- The risk of unemployment is high for adult ... U.S. researchers looked at the health and occupation/job status ... in poor physical health were eight times more likely to ... also found that childhood cancer survivors with neurocognitive problems were ...
... and southwest sides of Chicago suffer the most in ... resources, according to a new study of 77 Chicago ... of Medicine in collaboration with the Chicago Department of ... one document of the health of residents and resources ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:FDA-USP workshop to preview updated OTC standards 2Health News:FDA-USP workshop to preview updated OTC standards 3Health News:Chinese Herbs Equal to Tamiflu in Reducing H1N1 Fever: Study 2Health News:Chinese Herbs Equal to Tamiflu in Reducing H1N1 Fever: Study 3Health News:Study Supports Selective Use of Drug-Coated Stents 2Health News:Tips from the journals of the American Society for Microbiology 2Health News:Tips from the journals of the American Society for Microbiology 3Health News:Tips from the journals of the American Society for Microbiology 4Health News:Tips from the journals of the American Society for Microbiology 5Health News:Tips from the journals of the American Society for Microbiology 6Health News:Unemployment Higher Among Childhood Cancer Survivors in Poor Health 2Health News:Chicago's south side suffers most from unhealthy neighborhoods 2Health News:Chicago's south side suffers most from unhealthy neighborhoods 3Health News:Chicago's south side suffers most from unhealthy neighborhoods 4
The SURGIWIP™ suture ligature with delivery system is indicated for use in gynecologic, general and other abdominal and thoracic endoscopic procedures where a suture is appropriate for the endo...
Surgitie&trade Single Use Ligating Loops with Delivery System...
ENDO STITCH&trade Triple-Stitch Single Use Loading Units for use with ENDO Stitch* 10 mm Suturing Device....
ENDO STITCH™ Single Use Loading Units....
Medicine Products: