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Kidney disease, injury predict poor outcomes after TAVR

October 18, 2017

Patients with chronic kidney disease or end-stage renal disease who underwent transcatheter aortic valve replacement had an elevated risk for death, renal replacement therapy and worse outcomes, according to two studies published in JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions.

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Individualized BP target reduces risk for organ dysfunction after surgery

October 18, 2017
Among patients at risk for postoperative complications who underwent surgery, an individualized BP management strategy reduced organ dysfunction compared with a standard…
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Women less likely than men to get complete revascularization in CABG

October 18, 2017
Among patients undergoing CABG, women had less complete multiple arterial revascularization than men, likely due to women having later presentation of CAD, researchers…
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Stain therapy increases risk for incident diabetes in high-risk adults

October 18, 2017
Adults with prediabetes who participated in the Diabetes Prevention Program Outcomes Study were more likely to develop incident type 2 diabetes if they initiated statin…

Report: Positive trends in CHD, stroke deaths reversing

October 18, 2017
Evidence suggests that declines in death rates from CHD and stroke observed since 2000 have lessened since 2011, according to a report published by the National Forum…
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