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Ten tips for reducing radiation exposure during interventional procedures

February 8, 2016

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — At the International Symposium on Endovascular Therapy, Lindsay Machan, MD, provided 10 tips for protecting yourself in a career with interventional fluoroscopy.

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Higher exercise capacity may reduce mortality risk after first MI

February 8, 2016
Higher levels of fitness may not only reduce risk for MI, but also improve chances of survival after a first attack, researchers reported in Mayo Clinic
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Occupational hazards for interventional cardiologists include radiation exposure, musculoskeletal injury

February 8, 2016
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — Over time, radiation exposure, even at lower doses than recommended thresholds, has adverse consequences for physicians who perform…
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Senate health committee considers seven biomedical innovation bills

February 8, 2016
The U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions will consider seven bipartisan bills on biomedical innovation tomorrow, Feb. 9, at the first of three…
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Stroke risk in older adults declines when systolic BP less than 140 mm Hg

February 8, 2016
Confirming previously presented results, in adults aged at least 60 years, systolic BP less than 140 mm Hg confers a reduced risk for stroke, according to data from the…
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Navigating a New Era of Personalized Type 2 Diabetes Care: Taking the Road Less Traveled

This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Boehringer-Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Lilly USA, LLC.

In the United States, over 29 million people have diabetes, of which approximately 95% of cases are type 2 diabetes…
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VIDEO: Positive CV outcomes with SGLT2 inhibitors mark ‘an exciting time’

Cardiology Today, February 2016
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VIDEO: Juan F. Granada, MD, points to innovations shifting the landscape of interventional cardiology

January 6, 2016
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