Join Dr Charles Pollack for a discussion of his cutting-edge study: Idarucizumab for Dabigatran Reversal — Full Cohort Analysis
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Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
While the preventative properties of NOACs for thrombotic events have been established, many clinicians have expressed reservations for use of NOACs due to the possibility of major bleeding. However, what if a safety net were available, enabling clinicians to administer NOACs more confidently? In this important Journal Club, Dr Charles Pollack will discuss the results of his recent study which show that the effects of the NOAC dabigatran, specifically the possibility of major bleeding, can be wholly and rapidly reversed by the monoclonal antibody idarucizumab.
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This educational activity is designed for cardiologists, surgeons, primary care physicians, GPs, nurses and any other healthcare professional with an interest or role in atrial fibrillation management.
After this activity, participants should be able to:
- Describe how idarucizumab reverses the anticoagulation effects of dabigatran
Prof John Camm:
- Advisor for: Boehringer Ingelheim, Daiichi Sankyo
- Consultant (retained) for: Boehringer Ingelheim
- Received honoraria from: Bayer, Daiichi Sankyo, BMS-Pfizer
Dr Charles Pollack
- Consultant for (non promotional): Boehringer Ingelheim, Janssen Pharma, BMS/Pfizer, Portola, Daiichi Sankyo, CSL Behring
- Research support from: Boehringer Ingelheim, Janssen Pharma, Portola, Daiichi Sankyo, CSL Behring
Staff and reviewer disclosures
ACHL staff, PCM Scientific staff, and others involved with the planning, development, and review of the content for this activity have no relevant affiliations or financial relationships to disclose.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Academy for Continued Healthcare Learning (ACHL) and PCM Scientific. ACHL is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Academy for Continued Healthcare Learning designated this live activity for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This independent educational activity is supported by funding from Boehringer Ingelheim. PCM Scientific is the medical education company acting as scientific secretariat and organiser for this programme.
The activity is run at arm’s length from the financial supporter and all content is created by the faculty. No funder has had input into the content of the activity.