Friday, 22 April 2022 15:50

Anticoagulation news items. Weeks commencing 11th and 18th April 2022

Effect of 15-mg Edoxaban on Clinical Outcomes in 3 Age Strata in Older Patients With Atrial Fibrillation: A Prespecified Subanalysis of the ELDERCARE–AF Randomized Clinical Trial

JAMA Cardiology
Subanalysis (n=984) found among Japanese patients age ≥80 years not suitable for standard dose DOACs, 15mg OD dose of edoxaban was superior to placebo in preventing stroke/systemic embolism, albeit with numerically, but non-statistically significantly, higher incidence of bleeding.

 

 

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