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Data from Phase 3b ENSURE-AF Study Investigating Once-Daily SAVAYSA® (edoxaban) in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation Undergoing Cardioversion Among 13 Daiichi Sankyo Clinical Presentations at ESC Congress 2016

Raptor Pharmaceutical
Posted on: 25 Aug 16

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Aug. 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. (hereafter, Daiichi Sankyo) today announced the presentation of 13 abstracts at the ESC Congress 2016, taking place from August 27-31 in Rome, Italy. The first results from ENSURE-AF, the largest prospective randomized clinical trial to date evaluating a non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulant (NOAC) compared to a current standard of care in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF) undergoing electrical cardioversion, which included nearly 2,200 patients from 19 countries, will be featured in a late-breaking clinical trial presentation. In addition, five analyses from the global phase 3 ENGAGE AF-TIMI 48 study of edoxaban (known by the brand name LIXIANA® outside the US and SAVAYSA® in the US) will be presented, including clinical outcomes associated with dose interruption in patients with NVAF compared to warfarin, relationship between body mass index and clinical outcomes, and a novel risk prediction score for net clinical outcome assessment.

Furthermore, six analyses from the PREFER in atrial fibrillation (AF) registry and one analysis from the PREFER in venous thromboembolism (VTE) registry will be presented, with new insights into the use of NOAC therapy, including prescribing patterns and trends in acute and long-term management of patients with AF and VTE.

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Last updated on: 25/08/2016

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