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Dabigatran Beats Warfarin for Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation

There is a lot of big news coming out of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) going on in Barcelona right now. Judging by attendance, this is probably the biggest cardiology event in the world. The big announcement for atrial fibrillation sufferers is the progress towards a replacement for Coumadin (warfarin) coming out of the …

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FDA to Review Atritech Watchman Device As Alternative to Warfarin or Coumadin in Preventing Strokes From Atrial Fibrillation

Recently we reported on the results of the Watchman device trial as an alternative to Coumadin or warfarin in the prevention of strokes among those with atrial fibrillation. We mentioned that it would be reviewed by the FDA Advisory Committee on April 23, 2009. In advance of the review meeting on Thursday, the FDA has …

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