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Reversing Warfarin for Urgent Surgeries – Extended FDA Approval of Kcentra

| Uncategorized, Warfarin (Coumadin) | Comments Off on Reversing Warfarin for Urgent Surgeries – Extended FDA Approval of Kcentra

Stephan Moll, MD writes… The FDA approved today (Dec 13th, 2013) the use of the drug Kcentra® for urgent warfarin reversal in patients who need an urgent surgical procedure.  This extends the indications for use of this drug – it had been approved by the FDA in April 2013 to treat major bleeding on warfarin [ref 1]. Read the rest of this entry »

International Coagulation Meeting (ISTH 2013): Highlights

| Anticoagulants, Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT), Eliquis, Inherited, Pradaxa (dabigatran), Pulmonary Embolism, Therapy, Thrombophilias, Uncategorized, Xarelto (Rivaroxaban) | Comments Off on International Coagulation Meeting (ISTH 2013): Highlights

Stephan Moll, MD writes…  A major international coagulation conference, the bi-annual meeting of the International Society for Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH; www.isth.org), took place in Amsterdam, Holland, from June 29th to July 4th, 2013.  The clinically relevant highlights about thrombosis and anticoagulation are summarized below. Read the rest of this entry »