News tagged with deep vein thrombosis

Proof of added benefit of apixaban in hip replacement

The clot-inhibiting drug apixaban (trade name: Eliquis) was approved in May 2011 for the prevention of thrombosis (blood clots) after operations to replace a hip or knee joint. In an early benefit assessment pursuant to the ...

Sep 17, 2012
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Aspirin may prevent DVT and PE in joint replacement patients

Following a total joint replacement, anticoagulation (blood thinning) drugs can prevent Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT), a blood clot deep within the extremities, or a pulmonary embolism (PE), a complication that causes a blood ...

Feb 07, 2012
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