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Newly donated blood reduced complications after cardiac surgery

October 31, 2014

Patients undergoing cardiac surgery experienced a lower rate of complications when receiving blood donated within 14 days, according to data presented at the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress.

Researchers analyzed patients who underwent non-emergency cardiac surgery and stayed in the hospital for less than 30 days from 2005 to September 2013 at the New Brunswick Heart Centre, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada.

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Genetic predisposition to elevated LDL tied to aortic valve calcium, aortic stenosis

October 31, 2014
New research provides evidence of a causal association between LDL and aortic valve disease. Researchers found that genetic predisposition to elevated LDL was associated…
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Keith C. Ferdinand, MD, highlights recent data on link between CVDs, diabetes drugs

October 30, 2014
BOSTON — At the Cardiometabolic Health Congress, Keith C. Ferdinand, MD, FACC, professor of clinical medicine at Tulane University School of Medicine in New…
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Question your allocation to deal with recent stock market volatility

October 30, 2014
The summer stock market doldrums have morphed into a high octane volatile zig-zag. So I ask you – what is new? Haven’t we been here before? The trouble is…
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Lipid Forum II Highlights

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech.

Risk stratification and appropriate therapies for various dyslipidemias remain difficult concepts for practitioners…
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Keith C. Ferdinand, MD, highlights recent data on link between CVDs, diabetes drugs

October 30, 2014
BOSTON — At the Cardiometabolic Health Congress, Keith C. Ferdinand, MD, FACC, professor of clinical medicine at…
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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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