Friday, 17 June 2022 07:54

Anticoagulation news items. Week commencing 13th June 2022

Rivaroxaban Monotherapy vs Combination Therapy With Antiplatelets on Total Thrombotic and Bleeding Events in Atrial Fibrillation With Stable Coronary Artery Disease: A Post Hoc Secondary Analysis of the AFIRE Trial

JAMA Cardiology
Analysis (n=2215) found rivaroxaban monotherapy linked to 38% lower risk of total CV & bleeding events, than combination anticoagulant & antiplatelet therapy (HR 0.62; 95% CI, 0.48-0.80; p < 0.001) and mortality risk after a bleeding event was higher than after a thrombotic event.

 

 

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