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VIDEO: Novel agents demonstrate promise as first-line treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukemia

April 17, 2019
NEW YORK — Danielle M. Brander, MD, assistant professor of medicine at Duke University and member of Duke Cancer Institute, spoke at…
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Patients may be overtreated in ICU after PCI

April 15, 2019
More than 80% of stable patients with STEMI who underwent PCI were treated in the ICU after the procedure although the risk for developing a…
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Ivabradine use more consistent in HF patients with in-hospital recommendation

April 12, 2019
Initiating ivabradine before discharge among patients with stabilized HF increased ivabradine use at 180 days and lowered heart rates without…
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Readmission rates for patients with HF similar in U.S., Canada

April 10, 2019
Temporal declines in 30-day all-cause readmissions were similar in Canada and the United States among patients with HF, according to a study…
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Cardiac device allergy rare but should be considered

April 8, 2019
Contact allergy to cardiac devices is not common but should be considered when there is concern for infection, a history of device extraction, a…
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Perfusion system effective at preserving donor hearts

April 7, 2019
A perfusion system that keeps a heart alive and beating outside a human body was associated with a low rate of primary graft dysfunction and could…
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Guideline-recommended statin therapy use low in diabetes

April 1, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — There are significant gaps in the recommended use of statin therapy in patients with diabetes despite elevated risk, according to…

LRI by hand or laser, both hold advantages

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, April 10, 2019
WAIKOLOA, Hawaii — The femtosecond laser method of developing arcuate incisions provides precision in depth and placement of limbal relaxing…
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Nearly 60% of eligible patients never offered statin therapy

March 27, 2019
Statin therapy was not offered to more than half of patients who were eligible for the therapy, which may potentially be associated with the concern…

Molecular therapy for lung cancer has not evolved quickly enough

March 22, 2019
Molecular therapy for the treatment of lung cancer has not evolved enough to adequately extend survival of patients, according to a presenter at…
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Survival rates after HSCT have not improved among infants with malignant diseases

March 18, 2019
Infants with malignant diseases who underwent allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation did not demonstrate improved survival rates over a…
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Kahook Dual Blade reduces IOP with and without phaco

March 18, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — The Kahook Dual Blade procedure, with or without phacoemulsification, reduced IOP at 18 months, even more so in eyes with…
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AUGUSTUS: Dual therapy with apixaban, P2Y12 inhibitor safe in Afib patients post-ACS or PCI

March 17, 2019
NEW ORLEANS — New data from the AUGUSTUS trial provide insight on the appropriate antithrombotic regimen after ACS or PCI in patients with…
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ACC chair: New Orleans meeting to focus on ‘transforming’ CV care

March 14, 2019
The upcoming American College of Cardiology Scientific Session will span important topics in the field of cardiology, featuring presentations on…
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Cardiogenic shock: Defining the clinical and regulatory landscape

Cardiology Today, March 2019
Marc Samsky, MD
Written on behalf of the Cardiac Safety Research Consortium The Cardiac Safety Research Consortium Think Tank, titled “Defining the Clinical…
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Black men with advanced prostate cancer achieve longer OS with docetaxel than white counterparts

March 6, 2019
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Expanded single cord blood unit decreases hematopoietic recovery time after transplantation

March 1, 2019
An ex vivo-expanded umbilical cord blood unit appeared safe and effective as a standalone hematopoietic stem cell graft, shortening time to…
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Women may particularly benefit from sex-specific HF prevention

February 27, 2019
Sex-specific prevention strategies are critical in the presence of different HF risk factors and mechanisms in men and women, according to a review…
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Stress cardiac MRI exams identify fatal CAD risk

February 22, 2019
Stress cardiac MRI exam results were associated with mortality in patients with known or suspected CAD, according to findings published in JAMA
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Hormone therapies for prostate cancer benefit black men more than white men

February 20, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Chemotherapy-naive black men with metastatic castration-resistant