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FDA offers tips on advising patients how to dispose of unneeded medications

July 18, 2019
In the Journals

New guideline offers tips for diagnosis, treatment of chronic limb-threatening ischemia

July 18, 2019
A new multisociety guideline clarifies how to diagnose chronic limb-threatening ischemia, or CLTI, and emphasizes offering patients optimal medical therapy and offers a…
In the Journals

Balloon pulmonary angioplasty compares favorably with riociguat in CTEPH

July 17, 2019
When compared with riociguat therapy, balloon pulmonary angioplasty was associated with more improvement in some parameters of hemodynamics and exercise tolerance in…
FDA News

FDA approves next-generation MitraClip for mitral regurgitation

July 15, 2019
Abbott announced that a fourth-generation heart valve repair device for the treatment of patients with mitral regurgitation has been approved by the FDA. The…
In the Journals

Survival rates similar for TAVR, surgical AVR in low-risk patients

July 12, 2019
Patients with aortic stenosis who were at low risk and underwent transcatheter aortic valve replacement had similar short-term and midterm survival rates compared with…
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