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FDA: Paclitaxel device use requires risk-benefit discussion with patients

January 24, 2020
In the Journals

Palliative care may be underutilized for MI despite increase in recent years

January 24, 2020
The use of palliative care was low for patients hospitalized for acute MI, but the rate of use increased between 2002 and 2016, according to a study published in the…
In the Journals

Higher protein intake linked to more rapid kidney function decline after myocardial infarction

January 24, 2020
A study of 2,248 patients, most of whom had normal kidney function at baseline, found patients who had higher protein intakes experienced a more rapid decline in kidney…
In the Journals

Readmission rates for HF, MI decreased after Medicare program implemented

January 24, 2020
After the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program was announced in 2010 and implemented in 2012, there were decreases in readmissions and increases in observation stays…
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Cardiology Today’s ‘top news’ of the past decade and a look ahead

January 24, 2020
This was an odd decade — uneven and erratic for the biggest killer and contributor to poor quality of life in the United States, CVD; yet, celebratory and euphoric…
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