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Boston Sci's ELUVIA Drug Eluting Stent Cleared in Europe |

Boston Scientific got hold of a CE mark to introduce the ELUVIA drug eluting vascular stent in Europe. Designed for delivery into the leg arteries above th  
medgadget.com
over 4 years ago
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Taking aspirin before coronary artery surgery does not increase deaths or bleeding, study shows

Taking aspirin before coronary artery surgery is not associated with an increased risk of death, bleeding, or thrombotic complications, a randomised trial1 has shown. The trial showed that there was no need for patients taking aspirin to stop before cardiac surgery.  
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over 4 years ago
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Taking aspirin before coronary artery surgery does not increase deaths or bleeding, study shows

Taking aspirin before coronary artery surgery is not associated with an increased risk of death, bleeding, or thrombotic complications, a randomised trial1 has shown. The trial showed that there was no need for patients taking aspirin to stop before cardiac surgery.  
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over 4 years ago
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Taking aspirin before coronary artery surgery does not increase deaths or bleeding, study shows

Taking aspirin before coronary artery surgery is not associated with an increased risk of death, bleeding, or thrombotic complications, a randomised trial1 has shown. The trial showed that there was no need for patients taking aspirin to stop before cardiac surgery.  
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over 4 years ago
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Dr. Smith's ECG Blog: "Shark fin" ECG in I, aVL, V4 and V5. Which artery? Hint: patient is in shock and was put on ECMO

Instructive ECGs in Clinical Context ----Archives, Popular Posts, and an Index of all ECGs are down the right-hand side.  
hqmeded-ecg.blogspot.com
over 4 years ago
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Association With CVD Risk Stronger in Femoral vs Carotid Arteries

Using ultrasounds to screen for femoral plaques "may be an appealing strategy for improving cardiovascular risk scales and predicting coronary disease," say researchers.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Apr 1 Cardiology News

Dr John Mandrola reviews new ways to think about statin benefits, breast artery calcification, FDA drug surveillance, NOACs before AF ablation, wearable cardiac defibrillators, and ACC2016 in this week's podcast.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Myometrial Artery Calcifications and Aging

Are histological sections of uterine tissue from hysterectomy specimens a useful model for the evaluation of vascular aging?  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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High Intake of Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Associated With Coronary Artery Calcium

"The cardiovascular hazards of carbonated beverage consumption are evident even in the subclinical stages of atherosclerosis," report the investigators.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Clinical Scores Fail to Identify Large-Artery Occlusion in Stroke Patients

Clinical scales currently in use do not accurately identify large-artery occlusion (LAO) in patients with acute ischemic stroke, researchers from France report.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Mixed Connective Tissue Iliac Artery Aneurysm With AV Fistula

What did CT angiography reveal about the cause of this patient's lower extremity edema and erythema?  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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VIST: Vertebral Artery Stenting May Reduce Recurrent Stroke

The trial showed a low risk of stenting, and suggested reduced recurrent stroke particularly in patients with extracranial stenosis, but was underpowered. A confirmatory trial will be needed.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Imaging Case of the Week 207 Answer

The chest x-ray shows major neck vessels that are outlined by air, producing the tubular artery sign. This is suggestive of pneumomediastinum.  
emergucate.com
over 4 years ago
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Rubber Band Ligation May Be Best for Low-Grade Hemorrhoids

Rubber band ligation (RBL) is associated with less pain and lower costs than hemorrhoidal artery ligation (HAL) in patients with low-grade hemorrhoids, according to the HubBLe trial.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Endovascular Treatment of Pulmonary Artery Stenosis in Adults

Is endovascular stent implantation a safe and effective therapeutic option in adults with symptomatic pulmonary artery stenosis?  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago