Coronary access following transcatheter aortic valve replacement for aortic stenosis can’t be achieved in nearly 8% of patients, with unsuccessful cannulation almost exclusive to those who received ...
Performing PCI with the assistance of a robotic system may be one way that cardiac cath lab personnel can minimize risks of contracting SARS-CoV-2 and other infectious diseases, a proof-of-concept ...
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More than 20% of patients hospitalized with COVID-19 in the United States die before discharge or are referred for hospice care, with respiratory complications being the dominant cause of death, ...
Once President-elect Joe Biden assumes office in January 2021, there will likely be a more focused approach to tackling the COVID-19 pandemic than has been seen under President Donald Trump, some ...
Keeping up with noncardiovascular comorbid conditions among patients in cardiac intensive care units (CICUs)—and understanding how best to prevent complications—is a challenge for cardiologists. In a ...
Echocardiography can identify a range of cardiac abnormalities in COVID-19 patients who have biomarkers indicative of myocardial injury, a new study shows. Importantly, the combination of both ...
In the ongoing push to improve outcomes after acute MI, Swedish investigators are probing a new angle: could identification and treatment of Helicobacter pylori cut down on gastrointestinal bleeds in ...
Surgical removal of TAVR valves for a variety of reasons is associated with low procedural mortality but fairly high rates of death at 1 year, even when performed at expert centers, according to data ...
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(UPDATED) Anthony Gershlick, MBBS, a renowned clinician, researcher, and mentor died today from COVID-19 in the hospital where he worked for 30 years, the University of Leicester and University ...
Focusing solely on mortality, a new meta-analysis in a broad range of patients with coronary artery disease shows that PCI is associated with an increased risk of death when compared with CABG surgery ...
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Major arterial or venous thrombotic complications, major adverse cardiovascular events, and symptomatic venous thromboembolism (VTE) occur frequently in the first 30 days after admission to the ICU ...
(UPDATED) For patients with atrial fibrillation who undergo TAVR, prescription of a direct oral anticoagulant (DOAC) at discharge may translate into lower long-term mortality compared with a vitamin K ...