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EVAR in women with AAA yields positive clinical outcomes

February 9, 2016

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — Endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair is associated with positive long-term results in women despite being used less frequently than open surgery, according to new data presented at the International Symposium on Endovascular Therapy.

Tina Cohnert, MD, from the division of vascular surgery, Graz Medical University, Graz, Austria, evaluated patient selection, device selection and long-term results of endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) in women using prospectively collected data from consecutive patients at a single center who underwent AAA repair.

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New bill supports young researchers

February 9, 2016
The Senate health committee recommended a bill today that would improve opportunities for new researchers in the United States. The “Next Generation Researchers…
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Survivors of adult-onset cancer experience increased CVD risk

February 9, 2016
The risk for cardiovascular disease appeared greater among adult survivors of certain cancer subtypes, including multiple myeloma, lung cancer, non-Hodgkin’s…
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Senate committee proposes easier approval process for medical devices

February 9, 2016
The U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions favorably reported a measure today that would reduce regulatory hurdles for the approval of medical…
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Prehypertension in late pregnancy increases risk for adverse fetal outcomes

February 9, 2016
Women who develop prehypertension in late pregnancy have a 70% increased risk for small-for-gestational-age birth and stillbirth compared with women who maintain a…
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Secondary Prevention of Atherothrombotic Events: Current Insights on Advancing Science

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Merck & Co.

Prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD) is critical in light of its associated mortality, morbidity, and economic…
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VIDEO: ‘Real answers’ on mitral valve repair vs. replacement still unclear

February 7, 2016
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VIDEO: Positive CV outcomes with SGLT2 inhibitors mark ‘an exciting time’

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