News tagged with knee replacement surgery

Anti-clot drug recommended for new approval in EU

(AP)—Advisers to European Union regulators have recommended approval of a new anti-clotting drug for use by adults with a common irregular heart rhythm that boosts risk of strokes or blood clots, drugmakers Bristol-Myers ...

Sep 21, 2012
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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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More data on knee replacements needed

(Medical Xpress) -- Oxford University experts have called for better monitoring of knee replacement surgery to improve outcomes for patients.

Mar 07, 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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