Crystal Wong, MD

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Examining Cardiovascular Disease Risk Associated With Hepatitis C Infection

Examining Cardiovascular Disease Risk Associated With Hepatitis C Infection

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Hepatitis C virus infection is a common cause of chronic liver disease worldwide and is associated with greater mortality.

Atrial Fibrillation: Updates in Screening, Surgical Ablation, and Anticoagulation Use

Atrial Fibrillation: Updates in Screening, Surgical Ablation, and Anticoagulation Use

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Anticoagulation under- and overdoing can be problematic in patients with atrial fibrillation.

Pregnancy-Associated Stroke in Women With Preeclampsia

Pregnancy-Associated Stroke in Women With Preeclampsia

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Women with preeclampsia have up to a 6-fold risk of pregnancy-associated stroke.

Can Beta-Blockers Reduce Mortality in Acute Myocardial Infarction Without Heart Failure?

Can Beta-Blockers Reduce Mortality in Acute Myocardial Infarction Without Heart Failure?

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In patients with acute myocardial infarction without heart failure, beta-blockers did not reduce mortality risk at 1 year.

Is Pravastatin Effective as Primary Prevention Against CHD Events in Elderly?

Is Pravastatin Effective as Primary Prevention Against CHD Events in Elderly?

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No differences were observed between pravastatin and usual care for CHD events, cause-specific deaths, stroke, cancer, and combination fatal CHD or nonfatal MI.

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