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Race not a factor for post-PCI mortality at VA hospitals

Race not a factor for post-PCI mortality at VA hospitals
July 20, 2017

A new study highlights no independent association between race and 1-year mortality among patients undergoing PCI at VA hospitals.

The large study focused on 42,391 black and white patients who underwent PCI at 63 VA hospitals from October 2007 through September 2013.

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Biomarkers, CAC scoring offer advantages to predict CV risk in patients with diabetes

July 20, 2017
PHILADELPHIA — Predicting CV risk in patients with diabetes using biomarkers or imaging modalities for coronary artery calcium scoring each have their benefits…
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Lower-extremity bypass for CLI yields better outcomes than endovascular intervention

July 20, 2017
Lower-extremity bypass surgery predicted lower risk-adjusted major adverse limb event rates at 30 days vs. infrainguinal endovascular intervention in patients with…
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Increases in BP associated with ozone exposure

July 20, 2017
Researchers discovered possible mechanisms, including platelet activation and BP increases, by which low-level ozone exposure may affect CV health, according to findings…
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ECG risk score may predict sudden cardiac arrest in certain patients

July 20, 2017
A novel cumulative ECG risk score predicted sudden cardiac arrest in patients with left ventricular ejection fraction greater than 35%, according to a study published in…
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