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VIDEO: Lack of high-sensitivity troponin assay availability creates disconnect between guidelines

February 11, 2016

ORLANDO, Fla. — Venugopal Menon, MD, director of the coronary care unit at the Cleveland Clinic and professor of medicine at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, discusses concerns surrounding troponin testing after a session dedicated to the topic at the annual American Heart Association Scientific Sessions.

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Dementia incidence decreases over time among Framingham Heart Study participants

February 10, 2016
Incidence of dementia significantly decreased over time among participants in the Framingham Heart Study, according to recent findings. “As the average life…
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VIDEO: Occupational hazards, treatment of aortic diseases top ISET highlights

February 10, 2016
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — In this video, Barry T. Katzen, MD, discusses some of the highlights presented at the annual International Symposium on Endovascular Therapy…
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Classification system can help determine treatment for aortic dissection

February 10, 2016
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — A mnemonic-based classification system using six clinical and anatomic features can help clinicians determine whether patients with aortic…
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Vacuum-assisted thrombectomy system effective for treating peripheral, visceral arterial occlusions

February 10, 2016
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — A vacuum-assisted thrombectomy system is safe and effective for treatment of patients with peripheral or visceral arterial occlusions, according…
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