TITLE

Rivaroxaban was noninferior to enoxaparin for preventing short-term recurrent VTE and superior to placebo in continued treatment

AUTHOR(S)
Douketis, James
PUB. DATE
May 2011
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;5/15/2011, Vol. 154 Issue 5, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on a study which noted the efficacy and safety of short-term and continued rivaroxaban for preventing recurrent proximal deep venous thrombosis (DVT). The study was conducted by the EINSTEIN Investigators group and was published in a 2010 issue of the "New England Journal of Medicine." The study revealed that short-term rivaroxaban was noninferior to enoxaparin and vitamin K antagonists for preventing recurrent venous thromboembolism.
ACCESSION #
64279648

 

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