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Five articles celebrating National Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day

February 22, 2017

February 22, 2017 marks the first annual National He art Valve Disease Awareness Day, which will be celebrated on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.

The briefing will information about advances in heart valve di sease research and treatments, stories from patients, and details about the awareness day.

In the Journals Plus

STAMPEDE: Sustained glycemic benefit observed 5 years after gastric bypass in type 2 diabetes, obesity

February 21, 2017
Patients with type 2 diabetes and mild to moderate obesity who underwent Roux-en-Y gastric bypass or sleeve gastrectomy saw sustained improvements in HbA1c, body weight…
In the Journals

DAPT, aspirin monotherapy confer similar outcomes in patients with diabetes after CABG

February 17, 2017
New data suggest that use of dual antiplatelet therapy may not be clinically warranted in patients with diabetes post-CABG. According to data published in the Journal
Meeting News

Expert discusses potential of bariatric embolization, metabolic interventions

February 13, 2017
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — Bariatric embolization and metabolic interventions may be the “next revolution” in endovascular medicine, according to a speaker at…

Five articles celebrating National Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day

February 22, 2017
February 22, 2017 marks the first annual National He art Valve Disease Awareness Day, which will be celebrated on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. …

In the Journals Plus

STAMPEDE: Sustained glycemic benefit observed 5 years after gastric bypass in type 2 diabetes, obesity

February 21, 2017
Patients with type 2 diabetes and mild to moderate obesity who underwent Roux-en-Y gastric bypass or sleeve gastrectomy saw sustained improvements in…

In the Journals

DAPT, aspirin monotherapy confer similar outcomes in patients with diabetes after CABG

February 17, 2017
New data suggest that use of dual antiplatelet therapy may not be clinically warranted in patients with diabetes post-CABG. According to data…

Meeting News

Expert discusses potential of bariatric embolization, metabolic interventions

February 13, 2017
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — Bariatric embolization and metabolic interventions may be the “next revolution” in endovascular medicine…

In the Journals

Consensus statement proposes standardized neurologic endpoints for CV trials

February 10, 2017
The Neurologic Academic Research Consortium, composed of researchers from the United States and Europe, recently published a consensus statement…

Meeting News

Expert: Patients with concomitant CAD, carotid artery disease should have conditions treated separately

February 9, 2017
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — Patients with both CAD and carotid artery disease who need endovascular treatment or surgery should have each condition…

Trial Scorecards

Trial Scorecard: PSY-HEART

Cardiology Today, February 2017
Study of whether preoperative optimization of patient expectations improved outcomes after CABG.

Trial Scorecards

Trial Scorecard: FREEDOM

Cardiology Today, February 2017
Post hoc analysis comparing outcomes in patients receiving dual antiplatelet therapy or aspirin alone after CABG.

In the Journals

Higher SYNTAX score may predict benefit from CABG vs. medical therapy

February 6, 2017
At 5 years, elevated rates of major CV events were found in patients with diabetes and stable ischemic heart disease when baseline SYNTAX scores were…

FDA News

Guiding sheath used in peripheral vascular procedures recalled

February 5, 2017
The FDA has designated a recall of a sheath used to introduce and/or guide the placement of interventional and diagnostic devices into peripheral…

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