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Arterial closure, mitral valve replacement trials begin enrollment

November 19, 2017

Vivasure Medical has enrolled the first participant in an expanded indication trial of its large arteriotomy closure technology, and Medtronic has begun enrollment for a pivotal trial of its transcatheter mitral valve replacement therapy, according to company press releases.

The Frontier IV clinical study from Vivasure is a multicenter international trial of PerQseal, a fully absorbable, patch-based large-bore percutaneous closure technology.

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Owning a dog may be good for your heart

November 17, 2017
People who own dogs, either as a single individual or within a family, showed lower risk of cardiovascular death in a Swedish nationwide study. “We show that dog…
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RE-DUAL PCI: Dual therapy beneficial in all subgroups in PCI with AF

November 17, 2017
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Patients with atrial fibrillation who underwent PCI and were treated with dual therapy — dabigatran plus a P2Y12 inhibitor — had…
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Ralinepag improves pulmonary vascular resistance in PAH

November 17, 2017
Patients with pulmonary artery hypertension who were treated with ralinepag in addition to single or dual background therapy had improved pulmonary vascular resistance…
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Experts: Hypertension guideline sound, but implementation challenges ahead

November 17, 2017
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Hypertension experts interviewed by Cardiology Today praised the new American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology hypertension…
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Focus on Managing Patients with Chronic Heart Failure

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

James Tauras, MD, provides his perspectives on issues related to the rapidly evolving pharmacologic management of…
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VIDEO: Changing demographics impacting prevention strategies

October 11, 2017
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American Heart Association Scientific Sessions

American Heart Association Scientific Sessions

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VIDEO: New recommendations made for patients at extreme risk for CVD

July 21, 2017
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