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New ESC guideline recommends radial approach for PCI in patients with ACS

August 29, 2015

LONDON — A new European Society of Cardiology guideline on management of ACS without persistent ST-segment elevation recommends that PCI performed on patients with ACS be done via a transradial approach.

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Bivalirudin compares favorably to heparin, GPIs in patients with diabetes undergoing PCI

August 28, 2015
Treatment with bivalirudin yielded similar 30-day ischemic outcomes vs. heparin and glycoprotein inhibitors, with significantly lower rates of major and minor bleeding…
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CV events decreased in US since 2005; decline more pronounced in certain populations

August 28, 2015
Although major CV events and all-cause mortality rates in the United States decreased significantly between 2005 and 2011 among adults with diabetes, history of CVD or…
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Five vital anticoagulation reads from the summer

August 28, 2015
Cardiology Today has compiled coverage of top anticoagulation research recently published in journals, offering clinicians an overview of where the field stands in using…
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Atrial fibrillation/flutter rare, increases complication risk in pregnant women with heart disease

August 28, 2015
Atrial flutter or atrial fibrillation occurred infrequently in a large prospective registry of pregnant women with structural heart disease, but was associated with…
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The Patient With Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

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This CME activity will focus on the diagnosis and management of patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
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VIDEO: Prenatal intervention may improve neurodevelopmental outcomes from congenital heart defects

VIDEO: Prenatal intervention may improve neurodevelopmental outcomes from congenital heart defects

July 23, 2015
PHILADELPHIA — In this video, J. William Gaynor, MD, a cardiac surgeon at the Children's Hospital of…
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Highlights from Lipid Forum 2015™: Focus on Hypertriglyceridemia

Highlights from Lipid Forum 2015®: Focus on Hypertriglyceridemia

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Hypertriglyceridemia is a highly prevalent yet modifiable risk factor for atherosclerotic disease, pancreatitis, and…
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