Author: Lisa Caricato

November 30, 2015


Xarelto (generic name rivaroxaban) is a new-generation anticoagulant that was approved in 2011. Manufactured by Bayer and marketed in the United States by Johnson and Johnson, it is one of the newest blood thinners on the market used to reduce the risk of strokes and …

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November 23, 2015


Inferior Vena Cava filters (IVC) is a small metal device that were designed to stop blood clots before they can travel to the lungs. The filter device looks like a metal cage and is surgically implanted into the patients vein. IVC filters are used in …

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