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VIDEO: Health economics 101 for the cardiologist

July 22, 2019
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Half of older adults take aspirin for CVD prevention despite recommendations

July 22, 2019
Almost half of people aged 70 years and older who do not have CVD take aspirin to prevent cardiovascular disease despite guidelines that recommend against the practice…
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Model predicts 5-year ASCVD risk in patients on statin therapy

July 22, 2019
SAN ANTONIO — Researchers developed an ASCVD risk score that was shown to estimate residual ASCVD risk among adults with prior CVD who are on statin therapy. The…
In the Journals

Diabetes confers greater heart failure risk for women vs. men

July 22, 2019
Both type 1 and type 2 diabetes are stronger risk factors for developing heart failure for women vs. men, suggesting a sex-specific approach is needed in diabetes…
In the Journals

Elective surgery increases risk for worse outcomes in HF

July 22, 2019
Patients with HF who underwent elective ambulatory surgery had an increased risk for 30-day postoperative complications and 90-day mortality regardless of the presence…
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