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Mayo Clinic, CHOP to collaborate on research, treatment for rare congenital heart disease

Mayo Clinic, CHOP to collaborate on research, treatment for rare congenital heart disease
February 26, 2017

Mayo Clinic’s Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome is collaborating with Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia to share resources and innovate treatments for hypoplastic left heart syndrome, according to a press release.

Mayo Clinic hopes to collaborate with other centers, forming a consortium of 5 to 7 centers by the end of the year.

Researcher receives grant to study CVD risk in older adults

February 25, 2017
Christie Ballantyne, MD , professor of medicine and chief of cardiology at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, received a $3 million grant from the NIH to…
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ASSORT: Timing of statin therapy does not affect physical disability in patients with acute ischemic stroke

February 24, 2017
According to a presentation at the International Stroke Conference, among patients with less severe acute ischemic stroke and preexisting dyslipidemia, there was no…
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Abatacept reduced risk for relapse in giant cell arteritis

February 24, 2017
The addition of abatacept to a prednisone treatment regimen reduced the risk for relapse in patients with giant cell arteritis, according to recently published data…
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VIDEO: Expert discusses treatment according to risk stratification for patients with VTE

February 24, 2017
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — In this Cardiology Today’s Intervention video exclusive, Victor F. Tapson, MD, FCCP, FRCP, professor of medicine, pulmonary and critical…
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