2013, Low-dose tPA for submassive PE, AJC
Tag: pulmonary embolism
2012, Rivaroxaban for Acute Pulmonary embolism, NEJM
Summarized by / Author: Usama bin Nasir, MD Contribution To Literature: WARFASA trial established role of aspirin for prevention of recurrent VTE in patients who have completed 6-18 months course of anticoagulation and were no longer on it. Guidelines Adaptation According to ACCP (CHEST) Antithrombotic Therapy for VTE Disease 2016 guidelines, in patients with an unprovoked proximal..
Use of novel oral anticoagulation agents for VTE was established after a series of non-inferior trials that compared NAOCs with conventional therapy of LMWH and warfarin. The AMPLIFY trial was a randomized non-inferior trial that studied the usefulness of apixaban in preventing the recurrence of VTE after initial episode compared to conventional therapy of warfarin…