First-ever clinical practice guidelines aimed at standardizing the use of blood thinners during heart surgery emphasize optimal heparin dosing during bypass, identification of contraindications to heparin use and heparin alternatives, and reversal of anticoagulation.
Insurers Erect High Barriers to PCSK9 Drug Coverage (Circ: CQO)
Stroke Risk Confirmed in SLE
International Laboratories LLC has voluntarily recalled Lot No. 117099A of clopidogrel tablets, USP 75 mg, packaged in bottles of 30 tablets, according to an alert posted on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s website.
A Pennsylvania state court judge has overturned an Indiana couple's $27.8 million award in a lawsuit against rivaroxaban (Xarelto) drugmakers Bayer AG and Johnson & Johnson, Reuters reports.
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Crowdsourcing, a novel platform to generate scientific manuscripts, now in cardiology Ron Waksman
Warfarin Prophylaxis for Anterior Infarction: Another Black Mark for Triple Therapy Michael A. Gaglia Jr.
Prophylactic warfarin post anterior ST-elevation myocardial infarction: A systematic review and meta-analysis Author(s): Nathaniel Moulson, Stephen A. LaHaye, Olivier F. Bertrand, Jimmy MacHaalany
Correlation and prognostic role of neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio and SYNTAX score in patients with acute myocardial infarction treated with percutaneous coronary intervention: A six-year experience Author(s): Marco Zuin, Gianluca Rigatelli, Claudio Picariello, Fabio dell'Avvocata, Lina Marcantoni, Gianni Pastore, Mauro Carraro, Aravinda Nanjundappa, Giuseppe Faggian, Loris Roncon
The beneficial effect of extracorporeal shockwave myocardial revascularization: Two years of follow-up Author(s): Gianluca Alunni, Umberto Barbero, Alessandro Vairo, Salvo D'Amico, Martina Pianelli, Domenica Zema, Federica Bongiovanni, Fiorenzo Gaita
Intravascular ultrasound assessment of minimum lumen area and intimal hyperplasia in in-stent restenosis after drug-eluting or bare-metal stent implantation. The Nordic Intravascular Ultrasound Study (NIVUS) Author(s): Lisette Okkels Jensen, Saila Vikman, Lisbeth Antonsen, Petteri Kosonen, Matti Niemelä, Evald Høj Christiansen, Kari Kervinen, Andrejs Erglis, Jan Harnek, Indulis Kumsars, Leif Thuesen, Kari Niemelä
Safety and predictors of next-day discharge after elective transfemoral transcatheter aortic valve replacement Author(s): Sulaiman Rathore, Yevgeniy Latyshev, Sheree Emore, Joseph Rowe, Jason Foerst
Understanding operator stent choice in the catheterization laboratory using a pre-procedure survey: Opportunities for quality improvement Author(s): Matthew J. Chung, Jonathan D. Hansen, Ryan D. Schulteis, Joel C. Boggan, W. Schuyler Jones, Thomas J. Povsic, Susan Roberts, Mitchell W. Krucoff, Sunil V. Rao
Hybrid metal/scaffold-jacket versus full-metal jackets in left anterior descending coronary artery diffuse disease: Differences in radiation exposure and fluoroscopic/procedural times Author(s): Gianluca Rigatelli, Marco Zuin, Jacopo Frigato, Fabio Dell'Avvocata, Federico Ronco, Alberto Mazza, Laura Oliva, Dario Adami, Emiliano Bedendo, Panin Stefano
Comparison between catheter-based delivery of paclitaxel after bare-metal stenting and drug-eluting stents in coronary artery disease patients at high risk for in-stent restenosis Author(s): Mostafa El-Mokadem, Mohamed El-Ramly, Amr Hassan, Hesham Boshra, Amir AbdelWahab
Double right coronary artery in primary PCI: Finding the hidden treasure… Author(s): Luciano Candilio, Roberto Nerla, Jonathan Byrne
Transcatheter aortic valve replacement through transcaval aortic access in a patient with duplicated inferior vena cava and poor iliofemoral anatomy Author(s): Zaher Fanari, Mohammad Al-Akchar, Hadi Mahmaljy, Sachin Goel, Nilesh J. Goswami
Percutaneous retrieval of a port-a-cath using a pigtail catheter combined with snaring technique Author(s): Mohsen Mohandes, Sergio Rojas, Verónica Quintern, Jordi Mercé, Cristina Moreno, Jordi Guarinos
Transfemoral transcatheter aortic valve implantation for treatment of severe aortic regurgitation in a patient with previous aortic valve-sparing operation according to David Author(s): Luca Favero, Alessandro De Leo, Alessandro Daniotti, Diego Calzolari, Nicola Gasparetto, Giuseppe Minniti, Elvio Polesel, Zoran Olivari
Successful percutaneous retrieval of embolized transcatheter left atrial appendage closure device (Watchman) using a modified vascular retrieval forceps Author(s): Zaher Fanari, Sachin Goel, Jeffrey A. Goldstein
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