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atrial fibrillation ppi

Rongjun Zou, Dingwen Zhang, Lei Lv, Wanting Shi, Zijiao Song, Bin Yi, Bingjia Lai, Qian Chen, Songran Yang, Ping Hua
BACKGROUND: Atrial fibrillation (AF) is one of the most prevalent sustained arrhythmias, however, epidemiological data may understate its actual prevalence. Meanwhile, AF is considered to be a major cause of ischemic strokes due to irregular heart-rhythm, coexisting chronic vascular inflammation, and renal insufficiency, and blood stasis. We studied co-expressed genes to understand relationships between atrial fibrillation (AF) and stroke and reveal potential biomarkers and therapeutic targets of AF-related stroke...
February 13, 2019: Journal of Translational Medicine
Wayne A Ray, Cecilia P Chung, Katherine T Murray, Walter E Smalley, James R Daugherty, William D Dupont, C Michael Stein
Importance: Anticoagulant choice and proton pump inhibitor (PPI) cotherapy could affect the risk of upper gastrointestinal tract bleeding, a frequent and potentially serious complication of oral anticoagulant treatment. Objectives: To compare the incidence of hospitalization for upper gastrointestinal tract bleeding in patients using individual anticoagulants with and without PPI cotherapy, and to determine variation according to underlying gastrointestinal bleeding risk...
December 4, 2018: JAMA: the Journal of the American Medical Association
G Denise Zielinski, Martina Teichert, Frederikus A Klok, Frits R Rosendaal, Menno V Huisman, Suzanne C Cannegieter, Willem M Lijfering
PURPOSE: Dabigatran use has been linked to gastrointestinal complaints, but it is unknown if this leads to more use of proton pump inhibitors (PPI). Furthermore, it is unknown whether gastrointestinal complaints occur more frequently in dabigatran users compared with other direct oral anticoagulant (DOACs) users. We investigated the association between DOAC use (dabigatran, rivaroxaban, or apixaban) and subsequent PPI initiation as a proxy for gastrointestinal complaints. METHODS: In this population-based observational study with an active-comparator new user study design, anonymised dispensing data from Community Pharmacies in the Netherlands from 2012 to 2016 were used...
December 2018: Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety
Tobias Tichelbäcker, Leonard Bergau, Miriam Puls, Tim Friede, Tobias Mütze, Lars Siegfried Maier, Norbert Frey, Gerd Hasenfuß, Markus Zabel, Claudius Jacobshagen, Samuel Sossalla
BACKGROUND: Permanent pacemaker implantation (PPI) following TAVR is a frequent post interventional complication and its management remains controversial. OBJECTIVE: We sought to elucidate the electrophysiological, procedural, and clinical baseline parameters that are associated with and perhaps predict the need for PPI after TAVR in a heterogeneous-valve-type real-world cohort. METHODS: Overall, 494 patients receiving TAVR at our center from April 2009 to August 2015 were screened...
2018: PloS One
Umair Iqbal, Hafsa Anwar
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July 2018: JPMA. the Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association
Tomáš Bolek, Matej Samoš, Ingrid Škorňová, Lucia Stančiaková, Ján Staško, Barbora Korpallová, Peter Galajda, Peter Kubisz, Marián Mokáň
Proton pump inhibition (PPI) reduces gastrointestinal bleeding on direct oral anticoagulants. However, PPI may affect dabigatran on-treatment levels; and there is no information regarding the effect of PPI on xabans on-treatment activity. Thus, the aim of this study was to determine the impact of PPI on therapeutic anti-Xa activity in rivaroxaban- and apixaban-treated patients with atrial fibrillation (AF). This single-centre pilot prospective study enrolled 77 consecutive xabans-treated patients (42 rivaroxaban-treated and 35 apixaban-treated patients) with AF...
October 4, 2018: Journal of Thrombosis and Thrombolysis
Swapnil Patel, Mohammad A Hossain, Firas Ajam, Mayurkumar Patel, Mihir Nakrani, Jasmine Patel, Alsadiq Alhillan, Mohamed Hammoda, Anas Alrefaee, Michael Levitt, Arif Asif
Acute kidney injury (AKI) due to an acute interstitial nephritis (AIN) is common and can lead to increased morbidity and mortality. Medications such as antibiotics, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), proton pump inhibitors (PPI) and rifampin are common offending agents. Anticoagulant-associated AIN is more frequently reported with the use of warfarin; however, only few case reports have reported an association with the use of novel oral anticoagulants (NOACs). Herein, we report the case of a 59-year-old male who developed AKI after initiating dabigatran for the treatment of atrial fibrillation...
October 2018: Journal of Clinical Medicine Research
Sjoerd van den Berg, Margot L J Scheer, Nicole D Holman
BACKGROUND: Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are among the most widely used drugs around the globe. A growing body of literature, however, has reported numerous side effects, such as hypomagnesemia. Symptoms associated with hypomagnesaemia range from nausea, tetany and cardiac arrhythmias. Treatment of PPI-induced hypomagnesaemia involves discontinuation of the PPI and magnesium supplementation if needed. CASE DESCRIPTION: A 72-year-old female was admitted to the ICU with omeprazole-induced severe hypomagnesaemia twice during a one-year timespan, clinically manifested by tetany and respiratory failure due to acute decompensated heart failure following new onset atrial fibrillation...
August 3, 2018: Nederlands Tijdschrift Voor Geneeskunde
Jeffrey I Weitz, Karen M Earl, Kori Leblanc, William Semchuk, Fakhreddin Jamali
Dabigatran is widely used for stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation. Dabigatran is no longer patent-protected in Canada and 2 generic formulations were recently approved by Health Canada. Branded dabigatran uses a complex formulation to maintain the acidic microenvironment required for maximal absorption. Consequently, food does not influence its bioavailability and the efficacy and safety of dabigatran are similar with or without concomitant intake of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs). Unfortunately, current bioequivalence criteria do not mandate testing of the generic formulations with food or with concomitant intake of PPIs; thus, the only data available for the approved generic products are in fasted, healthy volunteers...
September 2018: Canadian Journal of Cardiology
Frantisek Nehaj, Juraj Sokol, Jela Ivankova, Michal Mokan, Marian Mokan
BACKGROUND: Many patients receiving dabigatran treatment might also require bisoprolol therapy. However, there is a possibility that bisoprolol as significant P-glycoprotein inhibitor might interact with dabigatran. STUDY QUESTION: To investigate the impact of concomitant bisoprolol therapy on dabigatran plasma level in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation. STUDY DESIGN: A pilot drug interaction study in 29 patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation on dabigatran therapy...
July 12, 2018: American Journal of Therapeutics
Daniele Pastori, Pasquale Pignatelli, Francesco Cribari, Roberto Carnevale, Mirella Saliola, Francesco Violi, Gregory Yh Lip
BACKGROUND: Vitamin K antagonists (VKAs) reduce cardiovascular events (CVEs) in atrial fibrillation (AF) when a time in therapeutic range (TiTR) >70% is achieved. Factors affecting the time to achieve the TR (TtTR) are unknown. METHODS: Prospective observational study including 1,406 nonvalvular AF patients starting VKAs followed for a mean of 31.3months (3,690 patient/year); TiTR, TtTR, and SAMe-TT2 R2 score were calculated, and CVEs were recorded. RESULTS: Median TtTR was 8...
June 2018: American Heart Journal
Dirk Bastian, Johannes Schwab, Karl-Theodor Steurer, Andrea Brinker-Paschke, Arno Boessenecker, Reinhard Doering, Zeynep Karakurt, Laura Vitali-Serdoz, Matthias Pauschinger, Konrad Göhl
Aims: Oesophagogastroduodenoscopy (OGD) after catheter ablation (CA) of atrial fibrillation (AF) revealed a high rate of procedure related oesophageal lesions. We hypothesized that magnetically guided CA with careful radiofrequency energy titration at the posterior left atrial (LA) wall limits the incidence of oesophageal tissue damage. Methods and results: As a part of the prospective "Remote MAGNetic catheter Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation" (MAGNA-AF) registry, 251 out of 266 consecutive patients underwent OGD after magnetically guided single-CA for AF...
May 1, 2018: Europace: European Pacing, Arrhythmias, and Cardiac Electrophysiology
Teerapat Nantsupawat, Suthipong Soontrapa, Nopakoon Nantsupawat, David Sotello, Saranapoom Klomjit, Selcuk Adabag, Alejandro Perez-Verdia
Introduction: Dabigatran, as compared with warfarin, was associated with lower rates of stroke and systemic embolism with similar rates of major hemorrhage. But it has a significantly higher risk of gastrointestinal bleeding (GIB). There are limited data on how to prevent GIB from dabigatran and what are the risk factors. Methods: We performed a retrospective cohort study of patients with atrial fibrillation who have ever taken dabigatran for thromboprophylaxis from October 2010 to February 2013...
February 2018: Journal of Arrhythmia
Tasuku Kuwayama, Hiroyuki Osanai, Masayoshi Ajioka, Kotaro Tokuda, Hirofumi Ohashi, Akihiro Tobe, Tatsuya Yoshida, Tomohiro Masutomi, Takahiro Kambara, Yosuke Inoue, Yoshihito Nakashima, Hiroshi Asano, Kazuyoshi Sakai
Background: Dabigatran is a direct thrombin inhibitor used to decrease the risk of ischemic stroke in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF). Its prodrug, dabigatran etexilate (DE) is often co-administrated with a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) because of its adverse effects on the gastrointestinal tract. Drug-drug interactions between DE and PPIs in daily clinical practice have not been fully elucidated. Methods: Changes in blood dabigatran concentration (DC) were investigated using the dilute thrombin time test in a randomized, open-label, two-period crossover study including 34 Japanese patients with NVAF receiving dabigatran therapy with or without PPI...
December 2017: Journal of Arrhythmia
Molly Orosey, Lohit Garg, Sahil Agrawal, Jinu J John, David E Haines, Wai Shun Wong
Atrioesophageal fistula (AEF) is a rare but catastrophic complication of catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation (AF), with an incidence of 0.03% to 1.5% per year. We report two cases and review the epidemiology, clinical features, pathogenesis, and management of AEF after AF ablation. The principal clinical features of AEF include fever, hematemesis, and neurologic deficits within 2 months after ablation. The close proximity of the esophagus to the posterior left atrial wall is considered responsible for esophageal injury during ablation and the eventual development of AEF...
2017: Reviews in Cardiovascular Medicine
Frantisek Nehaj, Juraj Sokol, Jela Ivankova, Michal Mokan, Frantisek Kovar, Jan Stasko, Marian Mokan
The availability of direct oral anticoagulants has caused a paradigm shift in the management of thrombosis. Rivaroxaban and apixaban are 2 direct oral anticoagulants whose target specificity is activated factor X (FXa). However, it is still not fully understood if and how xabans impact platelet function. This observational study aimed to assess the in vitro platelet function in patients with atrial fibrillation receiving xabans. This was a single-center study quantifying platelet aggregation in 41 patients treated with apixaban or rivaroxaban by light transmission aggregometry...
September 2018: Clinical and Applied Thrombosis/hemostasis
Sunil Kapur, Chirag Barbhaiya, Thomas Deneke, Gregory F Michaud
Esophageal perforation is a dreaded complication of atrial fibrillation ablation that occurs in 0.1% to 0.25% of atrial fibrillation ablation procedures. Delayed diagnosis is associated with the development of atrial-esophageal fistula (AEF) and increased mortality. The relationship between the esophagus and the left atrial posterior wall is variable, and the esophagus is most susceptible to injury where it is closest to areas of endocardial ablation. Esophageal ulcer seems to precede AEF development, and postablation endoscopy documenting esophageal ulcer may identify patients at higher risk for AEF...
September 26, 2017: Circulation
Sang Min Park, Haemin Jeong, Mi-Hyang Jung, Kyung Soon Hong, Myeong-Ki Hong, Chang Seok Bang, Christopher Y Kim
BACKGROUND: Atrial fibrillation (AF) increases the risk of thromboembolic stroke. An oral anticoagulant should be administrated to prevent stroke in patients with moderate stroke risk (ie, CHA2 DS2 -VASc score>2). If the stroke risk is low (i.e. the score=1), however, antiplatelet agent such as aspirin is widely used. Aspirin can cause peptic ulcer disease (PUD) while its alternative, clopidogrel, theoretically does not. OBJECTIVE: To elucidate the efficacy and safety between aspirin and clopidogrel, a multicenter randomized controlled trial was designed in AF patients with low stroke risk...
September 2017: Contemporary Clinical Trials
Tomáš Bolek, Matej Samoš, Lucia Stančiaková, Jela Ivanková, Ingrid Škorňová, Ján Staško, Peter Galajda, Peter Kubisz, Marián Mokáň
BACKGROUND: Proton pump inhibition (PPI) administrated together with dabigatran reduces the risk of gastrointestinal hemorrhage. However, there is a discussion regarding possible PPI-dabigatran interaction that may reduce the efficacy of this therapy. STUDY QUESTION: To determine the impact of concomitant PPI on dabigatran plasma levels in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation (NV-AF). STUDY DESIGN: A pilot prospective study in patients with NV-AF on dabigatran therapy was performed; 31 patients were enrolled...
April 25, 2017: American Journal of Therapeutics
V J Nijenhuis, V F Van Dijk, S M Chaldoupi, J C Balt, J M Ten Berg
Aims: Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) is frequently associated with cardiac conduction defects (CCD) requiring permanent pacemaker implantation (PPI). Although new-onset left bundle branch block (LBBB) is often seen, the rate of progression to severe CCD is unclear. We aimed to find clinical and electrocardiographic (ECG) parameters associated with severe CCD requiring PPI in patients with a new-onset LBBB after TAVI and assess its effect on clinical outcome. Methods and results: All consecutive patients undergoing TAVI who developed a new-onset LBBB were retrospectively analysed...
June 1, 2017: Europace: European Pacing, Arrhythmias, and Cardiac Electrophysiology
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