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Top 10 interventional cardiology stories in 2014

January 27, 2015

The past year has been one of major developments in the field of interventional cardiology, with hot topics including FDA device approvals and key outcomes from various clinical trials.

The following are the 10 most popular articles on Healio.com/Intervention during 2014:

In the Journals

Leisure-time physical activity reduced CV risk in CAD patients with and without diabetes

January 27, 2015
In patients with coronary artery disease, whether they had type 2 diabetes or not, routine leisure-time physical activity was inversely associated with short-term…
In the Journals

Morphine associated with delayed antiplatelet activity in patients with STEMI

January 27, 2015
Use of morphine delayed the onset of action of antiplatelet agents in patients with STEMI who were undergoing PCI, researchers reported.The study included 300 patients…
Robert M. Califf, MD FDA News

Califf named FDA deputy commissioner for medical products and tobacco

January 27, 2015
The FDA announced that Robert Califf, MD, a leader in CV medicine, clinical research and medical economics, has been appointed as deputy commissioner for medical…
In the Journals

DAYLIGHT: Vitamin D supplementation did not lower BP

January 27, 2015
In vitamin D-deficient patients with prehypertension or stage 1 hypertension, vitamin D supplementation did not decrease BP levels.“A large body of epidemiological…
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HIV-Associated Lipodystrophy and Metabolic Complications: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment

HIV-Associated Lipodystrophy and Metabolic Complications: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment

This activity is supported by an educational grant from EMD-Serono.

Clinicians who manage patients with HIV must be aware of how to screen for, diagnose, and treat metabolic abnormalities…
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Kirk N. Garratt, MD: Prolonged DAPT beneficial in patients with paclitaxel-eluting stents

December 16, 2014
CHICAGO — In this video, Kirk N. Garratt, MD, of the Lennox Hill Hospital, New York, outlines results of a study…
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Risk Management in the Cardiovascular Disease Arena

Risk Management in the Cardiovascular Disease Arena: Focus on Glycemic Control

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech.

Among the multiple comorbidities and complications that are associated with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM)…
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