TITLE

Dabigatran was noninferior to warfarin for preventing recurrent venous thromboembolism

AUTHOR(S)
Gandara, Esteban
PUB. DATE
April 2010
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;4/20/2010, Vol. 152 Issue 4, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the study undertaken to find if dabigatran is noninferior to warfarin in preventing recurrence in patients with acute venous thromboembolism. 2564 patients in 228 clinical centers underwent the randomized controlled noninferiority trial. The study showed dabigatran is noninferior compared to warfarin for preventing recurrent venous thromboembolism. Also charts and discussion of the result are presented.
ACCESSION #
50294725

 

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