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Boehringer Ingelheim Corporation Release: Safety and Efficacy of Pradaxa® (dabigatran etexilate) Reconfirmed in Clinical Setting for VTE Prevention After Total Knee or Hip Replacement  
11/6/2012 8:54:25 AM

INGELHEIM, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--New real-world data reinforces the positive safety and efficacy profile of Pradaxa® (dabigatran etexilate) in clinical practice for the prevention of venous thromboembolism (VTE) in patients undergoing total knee or hip replacement.* Data presented today at the 2012 American Heart Association Scientific Sessions highlight that treatment with Pradaxa® was well tolerated and resulted in low incidence of major bleeding events irrespective of patient risk factors.
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