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Int Heart J ; 61(5): 905-912, 2020 Sep 29.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32921660

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There is little data on management and outcomes of atrial fibrillation (AF) patients on direct oral anticoagulants (DOAC) undergoing general surgery.We retrospectively assessed 98 surgeries in 85 nonvalvular AF patients aged 73 ± 8 (59 men) receiving DOACs. Cardiac, emergency, and minimally invasive surgeries were excluded.The CHA2DS2-VASc score ranged from 0 to 8. The DOACs being given were: dabigatran, 16; rivaroxaban, 25; apixaban, 28; and edoxaban, 16. While the DOACs were not suspended in 11 cases, they were interrupted for a median of 2.0 days before surgery and restarted at a median of 3.0 days after surgery. There were 9 complications (9.2%), 3 instances of thromboembolism and 6 bleeding. Thromboembolism occurred at a mean of 3.0 postoperative days, all of which occurred before resumption of DOACs, while bleeding events occurred at a mean of 4.0 postoperative days. Two of the 3 patients with thromboembolism went into cardiopulmonary arrest during the event, but were resuscitated. There were significantly more patients with congestive heart failure or combined antiplatelets in the patients with complications. The complication group had a significantly higher HAS-BLED score and lower preoperative hemoglobin level. There were no significant differences in the management of DOAC interruption between those with complications and without.The perioperative complication rate in nonvalvular AF patients undergoing elective surgery treating with DOACs was 9.2%. Patients with congestive heart failure, receiving combined therapy with antiplatelets, a higher HAS-BLED score, or lower preoperative hemoglobin level were at higher risk. Further studies evaluating the ideal perioperative DOAC protocol are warranted.


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Fibrilação Atrial/tratamento farmacológico , Doenças das Artérias Carótidas/epidemiologia , Infarto Cerebral/epidemiologia , Inibidores do Fator Xa/administração & dosagem , Infarto do Miocárdio/epidemiologia , Assistência Perioperatória/métodos , Hemorragia Pós-Operatória/epidemiologia , Tromboembolia/prevenção & controle , Idoso , Idoso de 80 Anos ou mais , Antitrombinas/administração & dosagem , Fibrilação Atrial/complicações , Perda Sanguínea Cirúrgica/estatística & dados numéricos , Dabigatrana/administração & dosagem , Procedimentos Cirúrgicos do Sistema Digestório , Procedimentos Cirúrgicos Eletivos , Embolia/epidemiologia , Endoscopia , Feminino , Humanos , Masculino , Procedimentos Ortopédicos , Complicações Pós-Operatórias/epidemiologia , Pirazóis/administração & dosagem , Piridinas/administração & dosagem , Piridonas/administração & dosagem , Estudos Retrospectivos , Rivaroxabana/administração & dosagem , Tiazóis/administração & dosagem , Tromboembolia/etiologia , Procedimentos Cirúrgicos Urológicos , Procedimentos Cirúrgicos Vasculares
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Medicine (Baltimore) ; 99(36): e22028, 2020 Sep 04.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32899057

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Comparison of different anticoagulants in blood management and complications with tranexamic acid (TXA) in total hip arthroplasty (THA) is unclear. Our aim was to compare the efficacy and safety among receiving nadroparin calcium, enoxaparin sodium or rivaroxaban after TXA in THA.150 patients undergoing primary unilateral THA were received 15 mg/kg intravenous TXA (IV-TXA) before skin incision, followed by 1 of nadroparin calcium (Group A), enoxaparin sodium (Group B), or rivaroxaban (Group C) randomly during hospitalization. The primary outcome was hidden blood loss (HBL). Other outcomes such as the maximum hemoglobin (Hb) drop, total blood loss (TBL), the volume of drainage, transfusion rate, length of hospital stay (LOS), and complications were also compared.There were no statistically significant differences in HBL, the maximum hemoglobin (Hb) drop, transfusion rate, and complications among 3 groups. LOS was significantly higher for patients in Group B than Group A (P = .026). Neither deep venous thrombosis (DVT) nor pulmonary embolism (PE) occurred in any group.There were no differences in efficacy and safety in patients undergoing THA receiving nadroparin calcium, enoxaparin sodium, or rivaroxaban after anti-fibrinolysis with TXA.


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Anticoagulantes/efeitos adversos , Antifibrinolíticos/efeitos adversos , Perda Sanguínea Cirúrgica/prevenção & controle , Ácido Tranexâmico/efeitos adversos , Administração Intravenosa , Idoso , Anticoagulantes/administração & dosagem , Antifibrinolíticos/administração & dosagem , Artroplastia de Quadril/efeitos adversos , Transfusão de Sangue/estatística & dados numéricos , China/epidemiologia , Enoxaparina/administração & dosagem , Enoxaparina/efeitos adversos , Feminino , Hemoglobinas/análise , Hospitalização , Humanos , Tempo de Internação/tendências , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Nadroparina/administração & dosagem , Nadroparina/efeitos adversos , Sangue Oculto , Estudos Retrospectivos , Rivaroxabana/administração & dosagem , Rivaroxabana/efeitos adversos , Segurança , Ácido Tranexâmico/administração & dosagem , Resultado do Tratamento
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Khirurgiia (Mosk) ; (7): 68-75, 2020.
Artigo em Russo | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32736466

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The paper is a narrative review of the literature on the use of direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) for the VTE treatment in challenging patients: senile age (≥75 years), impaired renal function (estimated glomerular filtration rate ≤50 ml/min), fragility (one of the previous characteristics and/or bodyweight ≤50 kg). The paper discusses the studies of EINSTEIN DVT and PE (rivaroxaban), AMPLIFY (apixaban), HOKUSAI-VTE (edoxaban), RE-COVER I and II (dabigatran) in the focus of the secondary analysis in the pre-specified patient's subgroups, as well as their pooled analyzes and meta-analyzes. Based on the results of this review, it was concluded that in a subgroup of senile age patients, dabigatran increases the risk of major bleeding by 4.8 times and has no advantages over vitamin K antagonists (VKA); rivaroxaban and apixaban retain superiority over VKA on the safety outcomes and reduce the risk of major bleeding by 73% and 77%. In the subgroup of patients with impaired renal function, the use of apixaban and dabigatran is associated with an increase in the risk of major bleeding by 6.5 and 7.3 times, and these DOACs do not have advantages over VKA; rivaroxaban retains its superiority over VKA and reduces the risk of major bleeding by 78%. For fragile patients, a secondary analysis is available only for rivaroxaban, which remains superior to VKA on safety endpoints and reduces the risk of major bleeding by 73%. In the absence of direct comparisons between the available DOACs, the presented data can be used as a rational approach for the choice of appropriate treatment for VTE in challenging patients.


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Dabigatrana/efeitos adversos , Pirazóis/efeitos adversos , Piridonas/efeitos adversos , Insuficiência Renal/complicações , Rivaroxabana/efeitos adversos , Tromboembolia Venosa/tratamento farmacológico , Administração Oral , Fatores Etários , Idoso , Antitrombinas , Dabigatrana/administração & dosagem , Idoso Fragilizado , Humanos , Pirazóis/administração & dosagem , Piridonas/administração & dosagem , Rivaroxabana/administração & dosagem , Tromboembolia Venosa/complicações
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AAPS PharmSciTech ; 21(6): 228, 2020 Aug 06.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32767034

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Rivaroxaban (RXB) is a class II drug, according to the Biopharmaceutics Classification System. Since its bioavailability is low at high doses, dose proportionality is not achieved for pharmacokinetic parameters. However, when taken with food, its bioavailability increases at high doses. In this study, nanocrystal technology was used to increase the solubility and, hence, the bioavailability of RXB. Pluronic F127, pharmacoat 603, and PVP K-30 were used as stabilizers to prepare RXB nanosuspension, combining ball mill and high pressure homogenization methods. Particle sizes of RXB in nanosuspension (formulation A:348 nm; formulation B:403 nm) and nanocrystal formulations (formulation A:1167 nm; formulation B:606 nm) were significantly reduced (p < 0.05) compared to those of bulk RXB. In both formulations, 80% of the drug dissolved in 30 min. For dose proportionality evaluation, 3, 10, and 15 mg/kg of RXB nanosuspensions (formulation B) were administered to rabbits. The dose proportionality for AUC and Cmax of RXB nanocrystals was assessed by the power model, variance analysis of pharmacokinetic parameters, linear regression, and equivalence criterion methods. Dose proportionality for AUC was achieved at doses between 10-15 and 3-15 mg/kg. In conclusion, the preparation of a nanocrystal formulation of RXB improved its dissolution rate and pharmacokinetic profile.


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Inibidores do Fator Xa/administração & dosagem , Nanopartículas/química , Rivaroxabana/administração & dosagem , Animais , Área Sob a Curva , Disponibilidade Biológica , Relação Dose-Resposta a Droga , Inibidores do Fator Xa/química , Inibidores do Fator Xa/farmacocinética , Tamanho da Partícula , Coelhos , Rivaroxabana/química , Rivaroxabana/farmacocinética , Solubilidade
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Stroke ; 51(8): 2386-2394, 2020 08.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32640945

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Optimal secondary prevention for patients with embolic stroke of undetermined source (ESUS) remains unknown. We aimed to assess whether high-sensitivity cardiac troponin T (hs-cTnT) levels are associated with major vascular events and whether hs-cTnT may identify patients who benefit from anticoagulation following ESUS. METHODS: Data were obtained from the biomarker substudy of the NAVIGATE ESUS trial, a randomized controlled trial testing the efficacy of rivaroxaban versus aspirin for secondary stroke prevention in ESUS. Patients were dichotomized at the hs-cTnT upper reference limit (14 ng/L, Gen V, Roche Diagnostics). Cox proportional hazard models were computed to explore the association between hs-cTnT, the combined cardiovascular end point (recurrent stroke, myocardial infarction, systemic embolism, cardiovascular death), and recurrent ischemic stroke. RESULTS: Among 1337 patients enrolled at 111 participating centers in 18 countries (mean age 67±9 years, 61% male), hs-cTnT was detectable in 95% and at/above the upper reference limit in 21%. During a median follow-up of 11 months, the combined cardiovascular end point occurred in 68 patients (5.0%/y, rivaroxaban 28 events, aspirin 40 events; hazard ratio, 0.67 [95% CI, 0.41-1.1]), and recurrent ischemic stroke occurred in 50 patients (4.0%/y, rivaroxaban 16 events, aspirin 34 events, hazard ratio 0.45 [95% CI, 0.25-0.81]). Annualized combined cardiovascular end point rates were 8.2% (9.5% rivaroxaban, 7.0% aspirin) for those above hs-cTnT upper reference limit and 4.8% (3.1% rivaroxaban, 6.6% aspirin) below with a significant treatment modification (P=0.04). Annualized ischemic stroke rates were 4.7% above hs-cTnT upper reference limit and 3.9% below, with no suggestion of an interaction between hs-cTnT and treatment (P=0.3). CONCLUSIONS: In patients with ESUS, hs-cTnT was associated with increased cardiovascular event rates. While fewer recurrent strokes occurred in patients receiving rivaroxaban, outcomes were not stratified by hs-cTn results. Our findings support using hs-cTnT for cardiovascular risk stratification but not for decision-making regarding anticoagulation therapy in patients with ESUS. Registration: URL: https://www.clinicaltrials.gov. Unique identifier: NCT02313909.


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Embolia Intracraniana/sangue , Embolia Intracraniana/diagnóstico , Acidente Vascular Cerebral/sangue , Acidente Vascular Cerebral/diagnóstico , Troponina T/sangue , Idoso , Idoso de 80 Anos ou mais , Aspirina/administração & dosagem , Biomarcadores/sangue , Método Duplo-Cego , Inibidores do Fator Xa/administração & dosagem , Feminino , Seguimentos , Humanos , Internacionalidade , Embolia Intracraniana/tratamento farmacológico , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Inibidores da Agregação de Plaquetas/administração & dosagem , Medição de Risco , Rivaroxabana/administração & dosagem , Acidente Vascular Cerebral/tratamento farmacológico
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Clin Drug Investig ; 40(9): 839-845, 2020 Sep.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32607688

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BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: Current guidelines recommend anticoagulation with a vitamin K antagonist (warfarin) after a bioprosthetic valve replacement. There is minimal literature evaluating direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) in patients who have just received a bioprosthetic aortic valve replacement (AVR) or mitral valve replacement (MVR). The purpose of this study was to investigate any differences in efficacy and safety for patients taking a DOAC, compared with warfarin, after a bioprosthetic AVR or MVR. METHODS: A retrospective cohort study was performed to evaluate anticoagulation in patients who received bioprosthetic valve replacements at a large teaching hospital from 2014 to 2018. Patients included in this study received either warfarin or a DOAC following bioprosthetic AVR or MVR, and were maintained on the same agent throughout the 6-month follow-up period. The primary efficacy outcome was the incidence of thromboembolic complications and the primary safety outcome was the incidence of major bleeding within 6 months following surgery. The rate of readmission was assessed as a secondary endpoint. RESULTS: A total of 197 patients were included; 70 patients received warfarin and 127 patients received a DOAC (apixaban, n = 86; rivaroxaban, n = 40; dabigatran, n = 1). Three patients experienced thromboembolic events, all of which occurred in the DOAC group (0% vs. 2.4%; p = 0.20). Major bleeding occurred in 11 patients-two in the warfarin group and nine in the DOAC group (2.9% vs. 7.1%; p = 0.22). Sixty-one patients were readmitted within the 6-month time frame, with 26 readmissions in the warfarin group and 35 readmissions in the DOAC group (37% vs. 27%; p = 0.16). CONCLUSIONS: This small, exploratory study found similar rates of thromboembolic complications and major bleeding events in patients who received a DOAC versus warfarin after a recent bioprosthetic AVR or MVR. This study was limited by its retrospective nature and its sample size. Larger, randomized controlled trials are needed to further determine the efficacy and safety of DOACs in this patient population.


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Anticoagulantes/uso terapêutico , Bioprótese , Dabigatrana/uso terapêutico , Próteses Valvulares Cardíacas , Pirazóis/uso terapêutico , Piridonas/uso terapêutico , Rivaroxabana/uso terapêutico , Varfarina/uso terapêutico , Administração Oral , Idoso , Anticoagulantes/administração & dosagem , Anticoagulantes/efeitos adversos , Dabigatrana/administração & dosagem , Dabigatrana/efeitos adversos , Feminino , Hemorragia/induzido quimicamente , Humanos , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Pirazóis/administração & dosagem , Pirazóis/efeitos adversos , Piridonas/administração & dosagem , Piridonas/efeitos adversos , Estudos Retrospectivos , Rivaroxabana/administração & dosagem , Rivaroxabana/efeitos adversos , Tromboembolia/induzido quimicamente , Varfarina/administração & dosagem , Varfarina/efeitos adversos
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J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis ; 29(8): 104936, 2020 Aug.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32689594

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BACKGROUND: Non-stenotic intracranial and systemic atherosclerosis are associated with ischemic stroke. We report frequency and response to anticoagulant vs. antiplatelet prophylaxis of patients with embolic stroke of undetermined source (ESUS) who have non-stenotic intracranial atherosclerosis and/or systemic atherosclerosis. METHODS: Exploratory analysis of the international NAVIGATE ESUS randomized trial comparing rivaroxaban 15mg daily with aspirin 100mg daily in 7213 patients with recent ESUS. Among participants with results of intracranial arterial imaging with either computed tomographic angiography (CTA) or magnetic resonance angiography (MRA), the frequency and predictors of non-stenotic intracranial and systemic atherosclerosis and responses to antithrombotic therapy were assessed. RESULTS: Among 4723 participants with available intracranial CTA or MRA results (65% of the trial cohort), the prevalence of intracranial atherosclerosis was 16% (n=739). Patient features independently associated with intracranial atherosclerosis included East Asian region (odds ratio 2.7, 95%CI 2.2,3.3) and cervical carotid plaque (odds ratio 2.3, 95%CI 1.9,2.7), among others. The rate of recurrent ischemic stroke averaged 4.8%/year among those with intracranial atherosclerosis vs. 5.0.%/year for those without (HR 0.95, 95%CI 0.65, 1.4). Among those with intracranial atherosclerosis, the recurrent ischemic stroke rate was higher if assigned to rivaroxaban (5.8%/year) vs. aspirin (3.7%/year), but the difference was not statistically significant (HR 1.6, 95%CI 0.78, 3.3). There was trend for the effect of antithrombotic treatments to be different according to the presence or absence of intracranial atherosclerosis (pinteraction=0.09). Among participants with evidence of systemic atherosclerosis by either history or imaging (n=3820), recurrent ischemic stroke rates were similar among those assigned to rivaroxaban (5.5%/year) vs. aspirin (4.9%/year)(HR 1.1, 95%CI 0.84, 1.5). CONCLUSIONS: East Asia region was the strongest factor associated with intracranial atherosclerosis. There were no statistically significant differences between rivaroxaban and aspirin prophylaxis for recurrent ischemic stroke in patients with non-stenotic intracranial atherosclerosis and/or systemic atherosclerosis.


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Aspirina/administração & dosagem , Inibidores do Fator Xa/administração & dosagem , Fibrinolíticos/administração & dosagem , Arteriosclerose Intracraniana/tratamento farmacológico , Embolia Intracraniana/prevenção & controle , Doença Arterial Periférica/tratamento farmacológico , Inibidores da Agregação de Plaquetas/administração & dosagem , Rivaroxabana/administração & dosagem , Acidente Vascular Cerebral/prevenção & controle , Idoso , Aspirina/efeitos adversos , Método Duplo-Cego , Inibidores do Fator Xa/efeitos adversos , Feminino , Fibrinolíticos/efeitos adversos , Humanos , Arteriosclerose Intracraniana/diagnóstico por imagem , Arteriosclerose Intracraniana/epidemiologia , Embolia Intracraniana/diagnóstico por imagem , Embolia Intracraniana/epidemiologia , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Doença Arterial Periférica/diagnóstico por imagem , Doença Arterial Periférica/epidemiologia , Inibidores da Agregação de Plaquetas/efeitos adversos , Prevalência , Recidiva , Medição de Risco , Fatores de Risco , Rivaroxabana/efeitos adversos , Acidente Vascular Cerebral/diagnóstico por imagem , Acidente Vascular Cerebral/epidemiologia , Fatores de Tempo , Resultado do Tratamento
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PLoS One ; 15(6): e0234048, 2020.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32497116

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BACKGROUND: Warfarin is an anticoagulant medication proven effective in the initial treatment and secondary prevention of venous thromboembolism. Anti-Xa direct oral anticoagulants are alternatives to warfarin; however there is limited data assessing satisfaction after switching from warfarin to an anti-Xa direct oral anticoagulant in patients for treatment of venous thromboembolism. OBJECTIVES: To assess medication satisfaction in patients requiring anticoagulation for venous thromboembolism after conversion from warfarin to an anti-Xa direct oral anticoagulant. METHODS: A retrospective cohort study with prospective assessment of satisfaction and review of adverse events following anti-Xa direct oral anticoagulant replacement of warfarin for treatment of venous thromboembolism. Out of 165 patients who had switched from warfarin to rivaroxaban or apixaban from an outpatient haematology practice, 126 patients consented for a survey of patient's relative satisfaction of anti-Xa direct oral anticoagulant therapy compared with previous warfarin therapy using the Anti-Clot Burden and Benefits Treatment Scale and SWAN Score. RESULTS: The mean Anti-Clot Burden and Benefits and SWAN Score was 93% (56/60) and 83% (24.8/30) respectively reflecting high satisfaction with anti-Xa direct oral anticoagulants. 120 patients stated preference for anti-Xa direct oral anticoagulants over warfarin. Leading perceptions driving this was the reduction in frequency of medical contact and fewer bleeding side effects. Thirteen patients (10.3%) experienced an adverse event after the anti-Xa direct oral anticoagulant switch (majority were non-major bleeding) but most remained on anti-Xa direct oral anticoagulant treatment after management options were implemented with continued high satisfaction scores. CONCLUSIONS: Patient satisfaction with anti-Xa direct oral anticoagulant therapy for the treatment and prevention of venous thromboembolism after switching from warfarin in routine clinical practice appeared high. Improved patient convenience including reduced frequency of medical contact and fewer unpredictable side effects were perceived as significant advantages of anti-Xa direct oral anticoagulants compared to warfarin.


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Anticoagulantes/administração & dosagem , Anticoagulantes/uso terapêutico , Inibidores do Fator Xa/administração & dosagem , Inibidores do Fator Xa/uso terapêutico , Satisfação do Paciente , Tromboembolia Venosa/tratamento farmacológico , Varfarina/uso terapêutico , Administração Oral , Adulto , Idoso , Idoso de 80 Anos ou mais , Estudos de Coortes , Relação Dose-Resposta a Droga , Feminino , Humanos , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Pirazóis/administração & dosagem , Pirazóis/uso terapêutico , Piridonas/administração & dosagem , Piridonas/uso terapêutico , Estudos Retrospectivos , Rivaroxabana/administração & dosagem , Rivaroxabana/uso terapêutico , Inquéritos e Questionários , Fatores de Tempo , Adulto Jovem
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Medicine (Baltimore) ; 99(25): e20570, 2020 Jun 19.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32569181

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The CHA2DS2-VASc scale does not include potential risk factors for left atrial appendage thrombus (LAAT) formation such as a form of atrial fibrillation (AF) and impaired kidney function. The real risk of thromboembolic complications in AF patients is still unclear as well as an optimal anticoagulant treatment in males with a CHA2DS2-VASc score of 1 and females with a CHA2DS2-VASc score of 2.The aim of this study was to compare the predictive value of the CHA2DS2-VASc scale and other scales to estimate the risk of LAAT formation in AF patients treated with non-vitamin K oral anticoagulants (NOACs) and to assess the prevalence of thrombi in patients at intermediate risk of stroke.The observational study included consecutive patients with a diagnosis of non-valvular AF treated with NOACs, admitted to 3 high-reference institutions between 2013 and 2018. All individuals underwent transoesophageal echocardiography before cardioversion or ablation.Out of 1163 enrolled AF patients (62.1% male, mean age 62 years) the LAAT had been detected in 50 individuals (4.3%). Among patients with LAAT, 1 patient (2.0%) was classified as a low-risk category, 9 (18.0%) were at intermediate-risk, and 40 (80.0%) were at high risk of thromboembolic complications according to CHA2DS2-VASc scale. All patients were treated with NOACs: 51.0% rivaroxaban, 47.1% dabigatran, and 1.9% apixaban.Patients at intermediate stroke-risk with detected LAAT had higher R2CHADS2 score (2.1 ±â€Š1.2 vs 1.2 ±â€Š0.8, P = .007), higher CHA2DS2-VASc-RAF score (6.4 ±â€Š4.4 vs 3.7 ±â€Š2.6, P = .027) and more often had an estimated glomerular filtration rate below 56 mL/min/1.73 m (44.4% vs 13.2%, P = .026) compared to patients without LAAT. The receiver operating characteristics revealed that the CHA2DS2-VASc-RAF scale had better predictive ability to distinguish between patients with and without LAAT in the study group than CHA2DS2-VASc (P = .0006), CHADS2 (P = .0006) and R2CHADS2 scale (P = .0140).The CHA2DS2-VASc scale should be supplemented with an assessment of renal function and form of AF to improve stroke risk estimation. The application of additional scales to estimate the risk of LAAT might be especially useful among males with a CHA2DS2-VASc score of 1 and females with a CHA2DS2-VASc score of 2.


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Fibrilação Atrial/tratamento farmacológico , Dabigatrana/administração & dosagem , Inibidores do Fator Xa/administração & dosagem , Pirazóis/administração & dosagem , Piridonas/administração & dosagem , Rivaroxabana/administração & dosagem , Idoso , Apêndice Atrial/efeitos dos fármacos , Ecocardiografia Transesofagiana , Feminino , Humanos , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Medição de Risco , Fatores de Risco , Tromboembolia/prevenção & controle
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Cochrane Database Syst Rev ; 5: CD005259, 2020 05 06.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32374919

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BACKGROUND: Knee arthroscopy (KA) is a routine orthopedic procedure recommended to repair cruciate ligaments and meniscus injuries and in eligible patients, to assist the diagnosis of persistent knee pain. KA is associated with a small risk of thromboembolic events. This systematic review aims to assess if pharmacological or non-pharmacological interventions may reduce this risk. This review is the second update of the review first published in 2007. OBJECTIVES: To assess the efficacy and safety of interventions, whether mechanical, pharmacological, or in combination, for thromboprophylaxis in adult patients undergoing KA. SEARCH METHODS: For this update, the Cochrane Vascular Information Specialist searched the Cochrane Vascular Specialised Register, the CENTRAL, MEDLINE, Embase and CINAHL databases, and the World Health Organization International Clinical Trials Registry Platform and ClinicalTrials.gov trials registries, on 14 August 2019. SELECTION CRITERIA: We included randomized controlled trials (RCTs) and controlled clinical trials (CCTs), whether blinded or not, of all types of interventions used to prevent deep vein thrombosis (DVT) in males and females aged 18 years and older undergoing KA. There were no restrictions on language or publication status. DATA COLLECTION AND ANALYSIS: Two authors independently selected studies for inclusion, assessed trial quality with the Cochrane 'Risk of bias' tool, and extracted data. A third author addressed discrepancies. We contacted study authors for additional information when required. We used GRADE to assess the certainty of the evidence. MAIN RESULTS: This update adds four new studies, bringing the total of included studies to eight and involving 3818 adult participants with no history of thromboembolic disease undergoing KA. Studies compared daily subcutaneous (sc) low-molecular-weight heparin (LMWH) versus control (five studies); oral rivaroxaban 10 mg versus placebo (one study); daily sc LMWH versus graduated compression stockings (GCS) (one study); and aspirin versus control (one study). The incidence of pulmonary embolism (PE) in all trials combined was low, with seven cases in 3818 participants.There were no deaths in any of the intervention or control groups. LMWH versus control When compared with control, LMWH probably results in little to no difference in the incidence of PE in patients undergoing KA (risk ratio (RR) 1.81, 95% confidence interval (CI) 0.49 to 6.65; 1820 participants; 3 studies; moderate-certainty evidence). LMWH showed no reduction of the incidence of symptomatic DVT (RR 0.61, 95% CI 0.18 to 2.03; 1848 participants; 4 studies; moderate-certainty evidence). LMWH may reduce the risk of asymptomatic DVT but the evidence is very uncertain (RR 0.14, 95% CI 0.03 to 0.61; 369 participants; 2 studies; very low-certainty evidence). There was no evidence of an increased risk of all adverse events combined (RR 1.85, 95% CI 0.95 to 3.59; 1978 participants; 5 studies; moderate-certainty evidence). No evidence of a clear effect on major bleeding (RR 0.98, 95% CI 0.06 to 15.72; 1451 participants; 1 study; moderate-certainty evidence), or minor bleeding was observed (RR 1.79, 95% CI 0.84 to 3.84; 1978 participants; 5 studies; moderate-certainty evidence). Rivaroxaban versus placebo One study with 234 participants compared oral rivaroxaban 10 mg versus placebo. No evidence of a clear impact on the risk of PE (no events in either group), symptomatic DVT (RR 0.16, 95% CI 0.02 to 1.29; moderate-certainty evidence); or asymptomatic DVT (RR 0.95, 95% CI 0.06 to 15.01; very low-certainty evidence) was detected. Only bleeding adverse events were reported. No major bleeds occurred in either group and there was no evidence of differences in minor bleeding between the groups (RR 0.63, 95% CI 0.18 to 2.19; moderate-certainty evidence). Aspirin versus control One study compared aspirin with control. No PE, DVT or asymptomatic events were detected in either group. Adverse events including pain and swelling were reported but it was not clear what groups these were in. No bleeds were reported. LMWH versus GCS One study with 1317 participants compared the use of LMWH versus GCS. There was no clear difference in the risk of PE (RR 1.00, 95% CI 0.14 to 7.05; low-certainty evidence). LMWH use did reduce the risk of DVT compared to people using GCS (RR 0.17, 95% CI 0.04 to 0.75; low-certainty evidence). No clear difference in effects was seen between the groups for asymptomatic DVT (RR 0.47, 95% CI 0.21 to 1.09; very low-certainty evidence); major bleeding (RR 3.01, 95% CI 0.61 to 14.88; moderate-certainty evidence) or minor bleeding (RR 1.16, 95% CI 0.64 to 2.08; moderate-certainty evidence). Levels of thromboembolic events were higher in the GCS group than in any other group. We downgraded the certainty of the evidence for imprecision resulting from overall small event numbers; risk of bias due to concerns about lack of blinding, and indirectness as we were uncertain about the direct clinical relevance of asymptomatic DVT detection. AUTHORS' CONCLUSIONS: There is a small risk that healthy adult patients undergoing KA will develop venous thromboembolism (PE or DVT). There is moderate- to low-certainty evidence of no benefit from the use of LMWH, aspirin or rivaroxaban in reducing this small risk of PE or symptomatic DVT. There is very low-certainty evidence that LMWH use may reduce the risk of asymptomatic DVT when compared to no treatment but it is uncertain how this directly relates to incidence of DVT or PE in healthy patients. No evidence of differences in adverse events (including major and minor bleeding) was seen, but data relating to this were limited due to low numbers of events in the studies reporting within the comparisons.


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Anticoagulantes/uso terapêutico , Artroscopia/efeitos adversos , Heparina de Baixo Peso Molecular/uso terapêutico , Articulação do Joelho/cirurgia , Complicações Pós-Operatórias/prevenção & controle , Trombose Venosa/prevenção & controle , Adulto , Anticoagulantes/efeitos adversos , Aspirina/administração & dosagem , Aspirina/efeitos adversos , Inibidores do Fator Xa/administração & dosagem , Inibidores do Fator Xa/efeitos adversos , Hemorragia/induzido quimicamente , Heparina de Baixo Peso Molecular/efeitos adversos , Humanos , Complicações Pós-Operatórias/induzido quimicamente , Embolia Pulmonar/prevenção & controle , Ensaios Clínicos Controlados Aleatórios como Assunto , Rivaroxabana/administração & dosagem , Rivaroxabana/efeitos adversos , Meias de Compressão
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Am J Hematol ; 95(7): 817-823, 2020 07.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32267011

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Randomized controlled trials leading to the approval of apixaban and rivaroxaban for venous thromboembolism (VTE) did not include patients with upper extremity deep vein thrombosis (UE-DVT). We sought to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of rivaroxaban and apixaban for the treatment of acute UE-DVT. Consecutive patients with VTE enrolled into the Mayo Clinic VTE Registry, between March 1, 2013 and December 31, 2019, were followed prospectively. Clinical, demographic and imaging data were collected at the time of study recruitment. Patients with a diagnosis of acute UE-DVT who received rivaroxaban, apixaban, LMWH or warfarin were included. Recurrent VTE, major bleeding, clinical-relevant non-major bleeding (CRNMB), and death were assessed at 3-month intervals. During the study period, 210 patients with acute UE-DVT were included; 63 were treated with apixaban, 39 with rivaroxaban, and 108 with LWMH and/or warfarin. Overall 51% had catheter-associated UE-DVT, 60% had a diagnosis of malignancy, and 14% had concurrent pulmonary embolism. Malignancy was more common in patients treated with LMWH/warfarin (67% vs 52%, P = .03). At 3 months of follow up, one (0.9%) recurrent VTE occurred in a patient treated with LMWH/warfarin and one (1.0%) patient treated with apixaban or rivaroxaban (P = .97). Major bleeding occurred in three patients treated with LMWH/warfarin, and in none of those treated with apixaban or rivaroxaban (P = .09). Clinical-relevant non-major bleeding occurred in one patient (0.9%) treated with LWMH/warfarin and two patients (2.0%) treated with apixaban or rivaroxaban (P = .53). Treatment of UE-DVT with apixaban or rivaroxaban appears to be as safe and effective as LMWH/warfarin.


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Pirazóis/administração & dosagem , Piridonas/administração & dosagem , Sistema de Registros , Rivaroxabana/administração & dosagem , Extremidade Superior/irrigação sanguínea , Trombose Venosa/tratamento farmacológico , Idoso , Feminino , Seguimentos , Hemorragia/induzido quimicamente , Hemorragia/epidemiologia , Heparina de Baixo Peso Molecular/administração & dosagem , Heparina de Baixo Peso Molecular/efeitos adversos , Humanos , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Pirazóis/efeitos adversos , Piridonas/efeitos adversos , Rivaroxabana/efeitos adversos , Trombose Venosa/epidemiologia , Varfarina/administração & dosagem , Varfarina/efeitos adversos
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Stroke ; 51(6): 1797-1804, 2020 06.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32295509

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Background and Purpose- Emboli in embolic stroke of undetermined source (ESUS) may originate from various potential embolic sources (PES), some of which may respond better to anticoagulation, whereas others to antiplatelets. We analyzed whether rivaroxaban is associated with reduction of recurrent stroke compared with aspirin in patients with ESUS across different PES and by number of PES. Methods- We assessed the presence/absence of each PES (atrial cardiopathy, atrial fibrillation, arterial atherosclerosis, left ventricular dysfunction, cardiac valvulopathy, patent foramen ovale, cancer) in NAVIGATE-ESUS (New Approach Rivaroxaban Inhibition of Factor Xa in a Global Trial Versus ASA to Prevent Embolism in Embolic Stroke of Undetermined Source) participants. Prevalence of each PES, as well as treatment effect and risk of event for each PES were determined. Results by number of PES were also determined. The outcomes were ischemic stroke, all-cause mortality, cardiovascular mortality, and myocardial infarction. Results- In 7213 patients (38% women, mean age 67years) followed for a median of 11 months, the 3 most prevalent PES were atrial cardiopathy (37%), left ventricular disease (36%), and arterial atherosclerosis (29%). Forty-one percent of all patients had multiple PES, with 15% having ≥3 PES. None or a single PES was present in 23% and 36%, respectively. Recurrent ischemic stroke risk was similar for rivaroxaban- and aspirin-assigned patients for each PES, except for those with cardiac valvular disease which was marginally higher in rivaroxaban-assigned patients (hazard ratio, 1.8 [95% CI, 1.0-3.0]). All-cause mortality risks were similar across treatment groups for each PES while too few myocardial infarctions and cardiovascular deaths occurred for meaningful assessment. Increasing number of PES was not associated with increased stroke recurrence nor all-cause mortality, and outcomes did not vary between rivaroxaban- and aspirin-assigned patients by number of PES. Conclusions- A large proportion of patients with ESUS had multiple PES which could explain the neutral results of NAVIGATE-ESUS. Recurrence rates between rivaroxaban- and aspirin-assigned patients were similar across the spectrum of PES. Registration- URL: https://www.clinicaltrials.gov; Unique identifier: NCT02313909.


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Anticoagulantes/administração & dosagem , Aspirina/administração & dosagem , Embolia Intracraniana , Inibidores da Agregação de Plaquetas/administração & dosagem , Rivaroxabana/administração & dosagem , Acidente Vascular Cerebral , Idoso , Idoso de 80 Anos ou mais , Anticoagulantes/efeitos adversos , Aspirina/efeitos adversos , Intervalo Livre de Doença , Método Duplo-Cego , Feminino , Humanos , Embolia Intracraniana/tratamento farmacológico , Embolia Intracraniana/mortalidade , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Inibidores da Agregação de Plaquetas/efeitos adversos , Prevalência , Fatores de Risco , Rivaroxabana/efeitos adversos , Acidente Vascular Cerebral/tratamento farmacológico , Acidente Vascular Cerebral/mortalidade , Taxa de Sobrevida
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Am J Cardiol ; 125(10): 1500-1507, 2020 05 15.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32276760

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Direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) have a favorable bleeding risk profile in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF). However, the safety of individual DOACs relative to warfarin for specific bleeding outcomes is less certain. We identified 423,450 patients with AF between 2013 to 2015 in the NCDR PINNACLE national ambulatory registry matched to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services database. Outcomes included time to first major bleed, intracranial hemorrhage (ICH), major gastrointestinal bleed (GIB), or other major bleed. We estimated the association of OAC with bleeding using Cox proportional hazard models. The median duration of follow-up was 1.4 years. OACs were used in 64% of AF patients (66% warfarin, 15% rivaroxaban, 12% dabigatran, and 7% apixaban). A major bleeding event occurred in 6.9% of patients. Compared with warfarin users, fewer patients experienced ICH with the use of rivaroxaban (HR 0.73; 95% CI 0.64 to 0.84), dabigatran (HR 0.56; 95% CI 0.48 to 0.65), and apixaban (HR 0.70; 95% CI 0.55 to 0.90). The risk of major GIB was higher in rivaroxaban users (HR 1.20; 95% CI 1.12 to 1.27), and lower in dabigatran (HR 0.88; 95% CI 0.82 to 0.95) and apixaban (HR 0.84; 95% CI 0.74 to 0.95) users. For any DOAC versus warfarin, age (≥75 or <75 years) interacted with major bleeding (HR 0.93 vs 0.78; p <0.001), GIB (HR 1.10 vs 0.82; p <0.001), and other major bleeding (HR 0.93 vs 0.80; p <0.001). In conclusion, our results suggest that the safety of DOACs is superior to warfarin in AF patients, except with rivaroxaban and GIB. Age ≥75 years attenuated the relative safety benefits of DOACs.


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Anticoagulantes/administração & dosagem , Fibrilação Atrial/tratamento farmacológico , Flutter Atrial/tratamento farmacológico , Hemorragia/induzido quimicamente , Pacientes Ambulatoriais , Administração Oral , Idoso , Feminino , Humanos , Masculino , Sistema de Registros , Fatores de Risco , Rivaroxabana/administração & dosagem , Estados Unidos , Varfarina/administração & dosagem
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Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32251991

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Clinical studies are needed to clarify the use of direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) in breastfeeding women. To support emerging clinical studies on investigating DOAC's transfer into breast milk, an ultra-high-performance liquid chromatography/tandem mass spectrometry (UHPLC-MS/MS) method was developed and validated for quantifying three DOACs - apixaban, edoxaban and rivaroxaban in human plasma and breast milk. Protein precipitation with methanol was performed for sample preparation. Chromatographic analysis was performed using a C18 column. The MS detection was performed in MRM mode. The method was validated in accordance with the European Guideline (EMA). The calibration range was 5-500 ng/mL in plasma and 5-250 ng/mL in breast milk. The within-batch and between-batch variability remained <9%. Recoveries ranged from 106.13% to 109.05% in plasma and from 93.40% to 107.91% in breast milk. The lot-to-lot matrix variability was within ±15% among a range of samples originating from many different subjects. All analytes were stable when stored for 24 h at room temperature, 7 days at 2-8 °C, and at least 5 weeks at -20 °C in both plasma and breast milk. The developed method fulfilled the EMA bioanalytical method validation guideline and was shown to be simple, fast, accurate and will now be used in a clinical trial evaluating the transfer of apixaban and rivaroxaban into human breast milk.


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Anticoagulantes/sangue , Leite Humano/química , Pirazóis/sangue , Piridinas/sangue , Piridonas/sangue , Rivaroxabana/sangue , Tiazóis/sangue , Administração Oral , Anticoagulantes/administração & dosagem , Aleitamento Materno , Cromatografia Líquida de Alta Pressão , Feminino , Humanos , Lactação , Limite de Detecção , Estrutura Molecular , Pirazóis/administração & dosagem , Piridinas/administração & dosagem , Piridonas/administração & dosagem , Reprodutibilidade dos Testes , Rivaroxabana/administração & dosagem , Espectrometria de Massas em Tandem , Tiazóis/administração & dosagem
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Open Heart ; 7(1): e001232, 2020.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32341789

RESUMO

Objective: To assess the safety (ie, risk of bleeding) and effectiveness (ie, risk of stroke/systemic embolism (SE)) separately for four non-vitamin K oral anticoagulants (NOACs; apixaban, dabigatran, edoxaban and rivaroxaban) versus warfarin in Japanese patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF), including those at high risk of bleeding and treated with reduced doses of NOACs. Methods: We conducted a retrospective analysis of electronic health records and claims data from 372 acute care hospitals in Japan for patients with NVAF newly initiated on NOACs or warfarin. Baseline characteristics were balanced using inverse probability of treatment weighting with stabilised weights (s-IPTW). Bleeding risk and stroke/SE risk were expressed as HRs with 95% CIs. Two sensitivity analyses were conducted. Results: A total of 73 989 patients were eligible for analysis. Notably, 52.8%-81.9% of patients received reduced doses of NOACs. After applying s-IPTW, patient characteristics were well balanced across warfarin/NOAC cohorts. The mean within-cohort age, CHADS2 score and CHA2DS2-VASc score were 76 years, 2.2-2.3 and 3.8, respectively. In all age categories, the majority of the HRs for major bleeding, any bleeding and stroke/SE were equal to or below 1 for all NOACs versus warfarin. Apixaban was the only NOAC associated with a significantly lower risk of any bleeding. There was a trend towards increased risk reduction with NOACs versus warfarin in patients with body weight ≥60 kg. In patients with renal disease, the HRs for apixaban versus warfarin were below 1 for major bleeding, any bleeding and stroke/SE, with statistical significance observed for the risk reduction in stroke/SE versus warfarin. In the sensitivity analysis, there were no large differences in HRs between the two observational periods. Conclusions: In patients with NVAF primarily treated with reduced-dose NOACs, the risks of stroke/SE and major bleeding were significantly lower with NOACs versus warfarin.


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Anticoagulantes/administração & dosagem , Antitrombinas/administração & dosagem , Fibrilação Atrial/tratamento farmacológico , Acidente Vascular Cerebral/prevenção & controle , Varfarina/administração & dosagem , Administração Oral , Demandas Administrativas em Assistência à Saúde , Idoso , Idoso de 80 Anos ou mais , Anticoagulantes/efeitos adversos , Antitrombinas/efeitos adversos , Fibrilação Atrial/diagnóstico , Fibrilação Atrial/epidemiologia , Dabigatrana/administração & dosagem , Registros Eletrônicos de Saúde , Feminino , Hemorragia/induzido quimicamente , Humanos , Japão/epidemiologia , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Segurança do Paciente , Pirazóis/administração & dosagem , Piridinas/administração & dosagem , Piridonas/administração & dosagem , Estudos Retrospectivos , Medição de Risco , Fatores de Risco , Rivaroxabana/administração & dosagem , Acidente Vascular Cerebral/diagnóstico , Acidente Vascular Cerebral/epidemiologia , Tiazóis/administração & dosagem , Fatores de Tempo , Resultado do Tratamento , Vitamina K/antagonistas & inibidores , Varfarina/efeitos adversos
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Reumatol. clín. (Barc.) ; 16(2,pt.1): 120-121, mar.-abr. 2020. ilus
Artigo em Espanhol | IBECS | ID: ibc-194331

RESUMO

Se presenta el caso de un varón de 83 años en tratamiento con rivaroxabán, con dolor en hombro, cara posterior de brazo, antebrazo y muñeca derechos e incapacidad para extender muñeca y dedos, tras un traumatismo. Las radiografías son normales, pero en la TC torácica se objetiva seudoaneurisma de arteria axilar y un hematoma secundario que comprime el plexo braquial. Esta entidad ha de tenerse en cuenta en pacientes con hombro doloroso, anticoagulados y sin alteraciones radiológicas asociadas


We report the case of an 83-year-old man on rivaroxaban treatment, with pain in right shoulder, back of the upper arm, forearm and wrist, and inability to extend the wrist and fingers, as the result of an injury. The radiographs were normal, but thoracic CT showed an axillary artery pseudoaneurysm and a secondary hematoma that compressed the brachial plexus. This should be borne in mind in patients with painful shoulder, treated with anticoagulant therapy and without associated radiographic changes


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Humanos , Masculino , Idoso de 80 Anos ou mais , Dor de Ombro/tratamento farmacológico , Rivaroxabana/administração & dosagem , Dor de Ombro/diagnóstico por imagem , Fibrilação Atrial/tratamento farmacológico , Rivaroxabana/metabolismo , Tomografia Computadorizada por Raios X , Falso Aneurisma/diagnóstico por imagem , Artéria Axilar/diagnóstico por imagem , Cotovelo/diagnóstico por imagem , Mãos/diagnóstico por imagem
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Ann Intern Med ; 172(7): 463-473, 2020 04 07.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32150751

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Background: Apixaban and rivaroxaban are the most commonly prescribed direct oral anticoagulants for adults with atrial fibrillation, but head-to-head data comparing their safety and effectiveness are lacking. Objective: To compare the safety and effectiveness of apixaban versus rivaroxaban for patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation. Design: New-user, active-comparator, retrospective cohort study. Setting: A U.S. nationwide commercial health care claims database from 28 December 2012 to 1 January 2019. Patients: Adults newly prescribed apixaban (n = 59 172) or rivaroxaban (n = 40 706). Measurements: The primary effectiveness outcome was a composite of ischemic stroke or systemic embolism. The primary safety outcome was a composite of intracranial hemorrhage or gastrointestinal bleeding. Results: 39 351 patients newly prescribed apixaban were propensity score matched to 39 351 patients newly prescribed rivaroxaban. Mean age was 69 years, 40% of patients were women, and mean follow-up was 288 days for new apixaban users and 291 days for new rivaroxaban users. The incidence rate of ischemic stroke or systemic embolism was 6.6 per 1000 person-years for adults prescribed apixaban compared with 8.0 per 1000 person-years for those prescribed rivaroxaban (hazard ratio [HR], 0.82 [95% CI, 0.68 to 0.98]; rate difference, 1.4 fewer events per 1000 person-years [CI, 0.0 to 2.7]). Adults prescribed apixaban also had a lower rate of gastrointestinal bleeding or intracranial hemorrhage (12.9 per 1000 person-years) compared with those prescribed rivaroxaban (21.9 per 1000 person-years), corresponding to an HR of 0.58 (CI, 0.52 to 0.66) and a rate difference of 9.0 fewer events per 1000 person-years (CI, 6.9 to 11.1). Limitation: Unmeasured confounding, incomplete laboratory data. Conclusion: In routine care, adults with atrial fibrillation prescribed apixaban had a lower rate of both ischemic stroke or systemic embolism and bleeding compared with those prescribed rivaroxaban. Primary Funding Source: Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Brigham and Women's Hospital.


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Fibrilação Atrial/tratamento farmacológico , Inibidores do Fator Xa/uso terapêutico , Pirazóis/uso terapêutico , Piridonas/uso terapêutico , Rivaroxabana/uso terapêutico , Administração Oral , Idoso , Embolia/epidemiologia , Embolia/prevenção & controle , Inibidores do Fator Xa/administração & dosagem , Feminino , Humanos , Incidência , Masculino , Pontuação de Propensão , Pirazóis/administração & dosagem , Piridonas/administração & dosagem , Estudos Retrospectivos , Rivaroxabana/administração & dosagem , Acidente Vascular Cerebral/epidemiologia , Acidente Vascular Cerebral/prevenção & controle
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G Ital Cardiol (Rome) ; 21(2 Suppl 1): 42S-47S, 2020 02.
Artigo em Italiano | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32134407

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Although having different rationales and purposes, the PEGASUS-TIMI 54 and COMPASS trials present various points of contact and, especially after the first recommended year of dual antiplatelet therapy (DAPT) from an acute coronary syndrome, pose the clinical question of whether DAPT should be prolonged (PEGASUS strategy) or aspirin should be maintained by combining rivaroxaban 2.5 mg bid (COMPASS strategy). In this review, we try to trace the PEGASUS and COMPASS patient's profile by analyzing the design of each study with their inclusion/exclusion criteria, the main subanalyses and the real-world studies recently published in this setting.


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Síndrome Coronariana Aguda/tratamento farmacológico , Terapia Antiplaquetária Dupla/métodos , Inibidores da Agregação de Plaquetas/administração & dosagem , Aspirina/administração & dosagem , Humanos , Seleção de Pacientes , Ensaios Clínicos Controlados Aleatórios como Assunto , Projetos de Pesquisa , Rivaroxabana/administração & dosagem , Fatores de Tempo
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Am J Cardiol ; 125(9): 1332-1338, 2020 05 01.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-32098658

RESUMO

With safety concerns about increasing bleeding, off-label underdosing of non-vitamin K antagonist anticoagulants (NOACs) is common in East Asian patients with atrial fibrillation (AF). We tried to investigate the pattern of NOAC underdosing and associated clinical outcomes in patients with AF who are indicated for standard dosing. Using the Korean National Health Insurance Service database, we evaluated 16,568 patients with a new prescription of NOAC who are indicated for standard NOAC dosing and compared 4,536 patients with warfarin with respect to thromboembolic events (ischemic stroke or systemic embolization), all-cause mortality and major bleeding. Of the 16,568 patients indicated for standard NOAC dosing, 8,549 (51.9%) received off-label underdosing (50.6% rivaroxaban, 53.0% apixaban). During a median follow up of 15.0 months, as compared with warfarin, underdosing of rivaroxaban was associated with lower risks of major thromboembolic events (hazard ratio [HR]: 0.53; 95% confidence interval [CI]: 0.41 to 0.69) and all-cause mortality (HR 0.57, 95% CI: 0.41 to 0.82), and a similar risk of major bleeding (HR 1.10, 95% CI: 0.82 to 1.46). However, underdosing of apixaban was associated with similar risks of major thromboembolic events (HR: 0.90; 95% CI: 0.70 to 1.16), all-cause mortality (HR 0.94, 95 CI: 0.71 to 1.24) and major bleeding (HR 0.84, 95% CI: 0.61 to 1.17). In conclusion, in this Korean population with AF who are indicated for standard NOAC dosing, off-label underdosing is common and its clinical benefit over warfarin was inconsistent according to types of NOAC. Notably, apixaban underdosing provides no benefit in effectiveness compared with warfarin.


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Anticoagulantes/administração & dosagem , Fibrilação Atrial/complicações , Inibidores do Fator Xa/administração & dosagem , Uso Off-Label/estatística & dados numéricos , Pirazóis/administração & dosagem , Piridonas/administração & dosagem , Rivaroxabana/administração & dosagem , Acidente Vascular Cerebral/etiologia , Acidente Vascular Cerebral/prevenção & controle , Varfarina/administração & dosagem , Administração Oral , Idoso , Estudos de Coortes , Feminino , Hemorragia/epidemiologia , Humanos , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Tromboembolia/epidemiologia
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