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VIDEO: AF treatment challenges persist

May 6, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO — At the Heart Rhythm Society Annual Scientific Sessions, President John D. Day, MD, FHRS, discusses persistent challenges in the treatment of chronic atrial fibrillation, but he says “exciting” new research and technologies may result in change.

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APPOSITION V: Self-expanding BMS inferior to balloon-expandable BMS

May 6, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. — Mainly due to increased rates of stent thrombosis, a self-expanding bare-metal stent failed to prove noninferiority to a balloon-expandable BMS…
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VIDEO: Orbital atherectomy yields sustained outcomes at 3 years

May 6, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. — Three-year data from the ORBIT II trial demonstrate durable outcomes after use of an orbital atherectomy device in severely calcified arteries…
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Multipoint pacing safe, effective

May 6, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO — Multipoint pacing was noninferior to quadripolar biventricular pacing in patients requiring cardiac resynchronization therapy, and is most…
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BRAVO 3: Outcomes after transfemoral TAVR do not vary by sex

May 6, 2016
ORLANDO, Fla. — In the BRAVO 3 study population of patients undergoing transfemoral transcatheter aortic valve replacement, outcomes did not differ between men and…
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The Patient with Coronary Artery Disease and an Acute Ischemic Stroke

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Patients with hypertension, coronary artery disease, systemic atherosclerosis and heart failure are at increased risk…
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VIDEO: Risk calculator provides new approach to reduce bleeding events

May 5, 2016
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Highlights from ACC Scientific Session

Highlights from ACC Scientific Session

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VIDEO: Moderate sedation shows promise for patients undergoing TAVR

May 6, 2016
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