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Bristol-Myers Squibb and Pfizer to Present New Eliquis (apixaban) Analyses at ESC Congress 2016

Bristol-Myers Squibb
Posted on: 27 Aug 16

PRINCETON, N.J. & NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE: BMY) and Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) announced today that 19 abstracts (late-breaking, rapid-fire, oral and poster presentations) will be presented at ESC Congress 2016, to be held August 27–31 in Rome, Italy. These new data from post-hoc analyses from ARISTOTLE (Apixaban for Reduction In STroke and Other ThromboemboLic Events in Atrial Fibrillation) and retrospective real-world data analyses continue to underscore the Alliance’s commitment to the evaluation of Eliquis for patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF) and venous thromboembolism (VTE). Of note, several of the real-world data analyses are part of ACROPOLIS™ (Apixaban ExperienCe Through Real-WOrld POpuLatIon Studies), a global real-world data research program designed to further evaluate the effectiveness and safety of apixaban in routine clinical practice.

“The Bristol-Myers Squibb and Pfizer Alliance is pleased to share 19 abstracts, which include new real-world analyses, as well as new sub-analyses from the pivotal Phase 3 ARISTOTLE trial,” said Rory O’Connor, M.D., Chief Medical Officer, Internal Medicine, Pfizer Innovative Health. “We look forward to the opportunity to contribute to the scientific discussion and continued research during ESC Congress 2016.”

“As patient and provider needs continue to evolve, it’s essential that we deepen our understanding of how medicines are working in real-world situations,” said Jack Lawrence, M.D., Vice President, Cardiovascular Specialty Development, Bristol-Myers Squibb. “This year at ESC Congress 2016, we’ll be discussing new NVAF and VTE data that complement our robust body of clinical trial data.”

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Last updated on: 27/08/2016

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