Tag: "unfractionated" at medical news
Studies highlight advances in diagnosis, medical therapy
...to one of three treatments: heparin (conventional, unfractionated
heparin or a low-molecular-weight alternative, enoxaparin) plus GPI; bivalirudin plus GPI; or bivalirudin alone. A total of 7,789 patients had a catheter procedure in addition to medical therapy, with approximately 60 percent receiving a drug-eluting...
Drug could change the standard treatment during procedures to clear blocked arteries
... The current standard of care is to give patients unfractionated
heparin. Steinhubl, an interventional cardiologi...ess risk for bleeding following the procedure than unfractionated
heparin. The study found that major bleeding was cut by more than half in patients receiving enoxa...
Less expensive anti-clotting medication appears as safe and effective as more expensive treatment
... formation of a blood clot in a blood vessel. When unfractionated
(regular) heparin is used in the treatment, it is ...fixed weight-adjusted doses is gradually replacing unfractionated
heparin, according to background information in the article. Clive Kearon, M.B., Ph.D., of McMaste...
Blood clots can be treated by injections at home
... When injected subcutaneously (beneath the skin), unfractionated
(regular) heparin was shown in a randomized trial ...ment of venous thromboembolism.Traditionally, when unfractionated
heparin is used in treatment, it is administered intravenously and accompanied by coagulation monito...
Anti-thrombotic medication significantly reduces risk of death for heart attack patients
...tion in the article. Trials of medications such as unfractionated
heparin (UFH), direct thrombin inhibitors, and enoxaparin have thus far failed to demonstrate reductions in the death rate, and bleeding is substantially increased when these agents are used with aspirin and thrombolytic therapy. There is a clear nee...
Impact of fondaparinux tested on most serious heart attacks
... used, such as glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors or unfractionated
heparin. The trial will determine whether fondaparinux reduced the risk of death or repeat MI within 30 days, while avoiding excessive bleeding complications. Dr. Yusuf will present the OASIS-6 trial at a Late Breaking Clinical Trials session on Tue...
Enoxaparin beats unfractionated heparin as adjunct therapy for heart attacks
... low-molecular-weight heparin, to a strategy using unfractionated
heparin as adjunctive therapy in patients whose pr...ing medication, known as fibrinolytic drugs. Both unfractionated
heparin and enoxaparin inhibit thrombin, a blood protein that plays a key role in the formation of n...
Refinements and innovations enhance safety, effectiveness
...o one of three treatments: heparin (conventional, unfractionated
or a low-molecular-weight alternative, enoxaparin) plus GPI, bivalirudin plus GPI, or bivalirudin alone. One month after treatment, investigators measured the net clinical benefit, which balances the risks of ACS itself--death, heart attack, or an u...
Misdosing common for powerful anti-clotting drugs
...rican Medical Association. The drugs in question unfractionated
heparin (UFH), low-molecular-weight heparin (LMWH) and glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors work by either preventing the aggregation of platelets in coronary arteries or interfering with the formation of blood clots. The drugs are typically given withi...
Two anticoagulant therapies for treating acute coronary syndromes show similar outcomes at one year
...early revascularization strategy and enoxaparin or unfractionated
heparin at the time of hospitalization for ACS had...lants low-molecular-weight heparin (enoxaparin) or unfractionated
heparin. The primary results at 30 days showed that enoxaparin was at least as effective as unfracti...