Betrixaban versus enoxaparin for VTE in critically ill patients: an APEX substudy

Join APEX trial investigator Dr Russell Hull for a discussion of the latest substudy exploring betrixaban versus enoxaparin for venous thromboembolism prophylaxis in critically in patients, originally presented at ESC 2018.

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Admittance of a patient to the intensive care unit (ICU) is a predictor of venous thromboembolism. In this informative journal club, Dr Russell Hull provides insights into the latest APEX trial retrospective analysis looking at extended-duration prophylaxis by betrixaban, and whether this novel regimen yielded clinical benefit with respect to reduced bleeding and VTE risk when compared with the current standard of care by enoxaparin.

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