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VIDEO: EMBRACE-STEMI yields 'hypothesis-generating' results despite drug not meeting study endpoints

March 27, 2015

SAN DIEGO — In this video, C. Michael Gibson, MD, of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, outlines results from the EMBRACE-STEMI trial, which he presented at the American College of Cardiology Scientific Sessions.

The trial assessed the use of Bendavia (Stealth Biotherapeutics), a molecule intended to bind to and stabilize mitochondria, improving electron transport and energetics in cells, among patients with STEMI. Gibson noted that Bendavia reduced infarct size by 10% to 40% in animal studies, without increasing heart rate or BP.

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Autologous cell therapy continues to show benefit in patients with LV dysfunction after STEMI

March 27, 2015
SAN DIEGO — At 12-month follow-up, autologous CD34+ cell therapy for patients with left ventricular dysfunction after STEMI appears to be safe and may be…
In the Journals

New CVD risk score can be adjusted for use in any country

March 27, 2015
A new risk equation can be recalibrated for application in any country with routinely available information, researchers reported in The Lancet Diabetes &
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Senate adjourns without voting on bill to repeal sustainable growth rate

March 27, 2015
The U.S. Senate left for its 2-week spring break without voting on a bill that repeals the sustainable growth rate, leaving physicians to face a 21% payment cut if…
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First report of US commercial data for transcatheter mitral valve repair system shows favorable outcomes

March 27, 2015
SAN DIEGO — In the first report of U.S. commercial experience with transcatheter mitral valve repair presented at American College of Cardiology Scientific…
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Obesity Consults: Volume 2, Number 4 Obesity and the Cardiovascular System

Obesity Consults: Volume 2, Number 4
Obesity and the Cardiovascular System

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Eisai, Inc. and Vivus, Inc.

Obesity is associated with a wide range of comorbid conditions, including diabetes, hypertension, sleep apnea, and…
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VIDEO: PEGASUS-TIMI 54 suggests benefit of long-term DAPT

March 26, 2015
SAN DIEGO — In this video, Deepak L. Bhatt, MD, MPH, Chief Medical Editor of Cardiology Today's Intervention…
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Debating the Differences and Nuances of Antiplatelet Therapy in ACS and PCI: Not a One-Size-Fits-All?

Debating the Differences and Nuances of Antiplatelet Therapy in ACS and PCI: Not a One-Size-Fits-All?

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. and Lilly USA, LLC.

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