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AHA/ASA announce collaboration to reduce cryptogenic stroke in US

February 28, 2015

The American Heart Association, American Stroke Association and Medtronic recently announced a collaboration to reduce the rate of recurrent cryptogenic strokes in the United States, according to a press release.

During the course of several years, the organizations will work together to improve stroke education, awareness and the management of patients with stroke.

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Intense anger, anxiety increase short-term MI risk

February 27, 2015
Patients who experienced intense episodes of anger or anxiety had a significantly increased risk for acute coronary occlusion within the subsequent 2 hours, according to…
In the Journals

Study highlights 'significant' prevalence of blood transfusions in contemporary PCI

February 27, 2015
In a meta-analysis of 19 studies and more than 2 million patients, the mean prevalence of blood transfusions in contemporary PCI was 2.3%, and patients undergoing PCI…
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Study: 30-year CVD risk high in homeless adults with mental illness

February 27, 2015
Homeless adults with mental illness, particularly men and those with substance dependence, have an elevated 30-year risk for coronary death, MI and stroke, according to…
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MR CLEAN: Nongeneral anesthesia may lead to better outcomes after intra-arterial treatment

February 27, 2015
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Among patients randomly assigned to intra-arterial treatment in the MR CLEAN trial, use of nongeneral anesthesia during the procedure was…
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Severe Hypertriglyceridemia: Confronting the Complex Issues in Etiology and Treatment

Severe Hypertriglyceridemia: Confronting the Complex Issues in Etiology and Treatment

This activity is supported by an educational grant from AstraZeneca.

Hypertriglyceridemia is a highly prevalent, yet modifiable, risk factor for atherosclerotic disease, pancreatitis, and…
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VIDEO: New data support endovascular stroke therapy

February 20, 2015
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — In this video, Larry B. Goldstein, MD, FAAN, FANA, FAHA, professor of neurology and director…
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Obesity Consults: Volume 2, Number 1

Obesity Consults: Volume 2, Number 1

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Vivus, Inc.

Obesity is suboptimally managed in clinical practice despite the availability of relevantguidelines and evidence-based…
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