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Meeting Update: Experts offer insight on research unveiled at the annual AHA Scientific Sessions

Cardiology Today, February 2016

Meeting Update: Experts offer insight on research unveiled at the annual AHA Scientific Sessions

From late-breaking trials to educational opportunities, the annual American Heart Association Scientific Sessions held from Nov. 7-11, 2015 in Orlando, Fla., offered attendees a plethora of new data and innovative approaches to help guide patient care.

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VIDEO: ‘Real answers’ on mitral valve repair vs. replacement still unclear

February 7, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. — Frank Sellke, MD, chief of the division of cardiothoracic surgery at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and Rhode Island…
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VIDEO: Andrea Natale, MD, highlights varied targets when using catheter ablation for AF

February 5, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. — Andrea Natale, MD, FHRS, FACC, FESC, executive medical director at the Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute at St. David’s Medical Center…
In the Journals

Race may predict poor outcomes after CABG

January 25, 2016
Black race was an independent predictor of elevated morbidity and mortality after CABG, even after adjustment for patient, clinician, hospital and care factors…
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The Patient With Atrial Fibrillation

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VIDEO: Andrea Natale, MD, highlights varied targets when using catheter ablation for AF

February 5, 2016
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Meeting Update: Experts offer insight on research unveiled at the annual AHA Scientific Sessions

Cardiology Today, February 2016
Meeting Update: Experts offer insight on research unveiled at the annual AHA Scientific SessionsFrom late-breaking trials to educational…
Meeting News CoverageVideo

VIDEO: ‘Real answers’ on mitral valve repair vs. replacement still unclear

February 7, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. — Frank Sellke, MD, chief of the division of cardiothoracic surgery at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and…
Meeting News CoverageVideo

VIDEO: Andrea Natale, MD, highlights varied targets when using catheter ablation for AF

February 5, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. — Andrea Natale, MD, FHRS, FACC, FESC, executive medical director at the Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute at St. David’s…
In the Journals

Race may predict poor outcomes after CABG

January 25, 2016
Black race was an independent predictor of elevated morbidity and mortality after CABG, even after adjustment for patient, clinician, hospital and…
In the Journals

Endovascular, open repair yield similar benefits in patients with AAA, cancer

January 20, 2016
Patients with cancer associated with abdominal aortic aneurysm may benefit from surgery for both conditions, with similar outcomes after endovascular…
In the Journals

CABG-related bleeding complications in ACS higher with clopidogrel vs. ticagrelor

January 18, 2016
Risk for major CABG-related bleeding complications was lower for patients with ACS on ticagrelor than for those on clopidogrel, but discontinuation…
CME

The Patient with CAD Who Develops Peripheral Arterial Disease

January 15, 2016 Expires: 1/15/2017
The prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD) is crucial in light of its associated mortality, morbidity, and economic consequences. The role of…
In the Journals

Review supports use of bioprosthetic aortic valves for middle-aged patients

January 14, 2016
Among middle-aged patients undergoing aortic valve replacement, bioprosthetic and mechanical valves were associated with similar rates of survival…
In the Journals

Perioperative statin therapy confers improved outcomes in patients after CABG

January 13, 2016
Likely because of pleiotropic effects including anti-inflammation, perioperative statin therapy is associated with improved outcomes in patients…
FDA News

Sutureless valve for surgical aortic valve replacement receives FDA approval

January 11, 2016
LivaNova PLC announced that the FDA has approved its sutureless heart valve for use in surgical aortic valve replacement.The valve (Perceval…
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