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Perioperative oral anticoagulant management strategy safe among patients with atrial fibrillation

Perioperative oral anticoagulant management strategy safe among patients with atrial fibrillation
December 11, 2018

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Levothyroxine therapy in HF may increase risk for death

December 11, 2018
Among patients with heart failure, levothyroxine therapy may increase risk for all-cause death, major adverse cardiovascular events and CV death, independent of whether…
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Variant in titin gene linked to early-onset AF

December 11, 2018
A loss-of-function variant in the titin gene, or TTN, was statistically and significantly associated with early-onset atrial fibrillation, according to a study…
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Intra-aortic balloon implantation decreases mortality risk in cardiogenic shock

December 11, 2018
Patients who received an intra-aortic balloon near the beginning of the onset of cardiogenic shock had decreased risk for mortality at 30 days regardless of the…
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Inferior vena cava filter use does not lower mortality in PE

December 11, 2018
Older patients with pulmonary embolism who received an inferior vena cava filter demonstrated higher rates of 30-day and 1-year mortality, according to findings…
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Cardiovascular Consults: Exploiting Inflammatory Pathways for Atherosclerotic Prognosis and Treatment

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation.

Prior to the advent of the molecular biology era, atherosclerosis was generally regarded as a disorder of lipoprotein…
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VIDEO: ESC presentations 'have potential to be practice-changing'

October 6, 2018
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VIDEO: Determination often required to obtain PCSK9 inhibitors for appropriate patients

October 26, 2018
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