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FDA Issues Guidance on Medical Product Marketing Language

FDA Issues Guidance on Medical Product Marketing Language

The FDA has released draft guidance documents for appropriate marketing communication on medical products and devices.

Rheumatic Heart Disease: Diagnosis and Management

Rheumatic Heart Disease: Diagnosis and Management

Learn about the comprehensive management of rheumatic heart disease with Jack Boyd, MD, clinical assistant professor of cardiothoracic surgery at Stanford University School of Medicine.

Choosing Between PCI and Surgery for Left Main Coronary Artery Disease

Choosing Between PCI and Surgery for Left Main Coronary Artery Disease

While mortality rates were similar between percutaneous coronary intervention and coronary artery bypass grafting in both EXCEL and NOBLE trials, the risk of major cardiovascular events was higher in PCI in NOBLE.

Bioresorbable Stents Promising But Metal Stents Still Have Role in Coronary Intervention

Bioresorbable Stents Promising But Metal Stents Still Have Role in Coronary Intervention

Experts say bioresorbable stents are "a few generations away" from being standard of care in interventional cardiology.

Deferred Stenting or Ischemic Postconditioning in STEMI Patients Did Not Reduce Adverse Events

Deferred Stenting or Ischemic Postconditioning in STEMI Patients Did Not Reduce Adverse Events

A composite end point of death, heart failure, new myocardial infarction, and revascularization was similar between the deferred stenting group and the conventional treatment group.

Interventional Cardiology: A Look Back at 4 Decades of Practice-Changing Innovation

Interventional Cardiology: A Look Back at 4 Decades of Practice-Changing Innovation

An overview of the groundbreaking technology that has shaped interventional cardiology.

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: Current and Emerging Approaches

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: Current and Emerging Approaches

Transcatheter aortic valve replacement continues to evolve as a treatment for patients with symptomatic severe aortic stenosis, as well as for younger, lower-risk patients.

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Stent Retriever vs Contact Aspiration for Ischemic Stroke Treatment

Stent Retriever vs Contact Aspiration for Ischemic Stroke Treatment

A first-line contact aspiration technique demonstrates no significant benefit over the stent retriever technique in achieving revascularization in patients with acute ischemic stroke.

Long-Term Aspirin Unnecessary Following Atrial Fibrillation Ablation

Long-Term Aspirin Unnecessary Following Atrial Fibrillation Ablation

Patients with atrial fibrillation who are at a low risk for stroke do not receive a major benefit from long-term aspirin therapy.

Is Echocardiography Missing Mild CTEPH Cases That May Benefit From Endarterectomy?

Is Echocardiography Missing Mild CTEPH Cases That May Benefit From Endarterectomy?

Pulmonary endarterectomy is an effective treatment for patients with chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension.

Comparison of PCI Outcomes With Bivalirudin vs Heparin Post-STEMI or NSTEMI

Comparison of PCI Outcomes With Bivalirudin vs Heparin Post-STEMI or NSTEMI

In patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention for either STEMI or NSTEMI, bivalirudin and heparin produce similar outcomes.

Which Revascularization Strategy Produces Better Outcomes in Type 1 Diabetes?

Which Revascularization Strategy Produces Better Outcomes in Type 1 Diabetes?

Coronary artery bypass grafting yielded better outcomes in patients with type 1 diabetes who had multivessel disease compared with percutaneous coronary intervention.

Avalus Surgical Aortic Valve Receives FDA and European Commission Approval

Avalus Surgical Aortic Valve Receives FDA and European Commission Approval

A new pericardial aortic surgical valve has received US Food and Drug Administration and European Commission approval.

FDA Issues Safety Alert for Revascularization Device Used in Acute Ischemic Stroke

FDA Issues Safety Alert for Revascularization Device Used in Acute Ischemic Stroke

The delivery wire component of the Penumbra 3D revascularization device may break or separate during use.

FDA Approves New Pericardial Aortic Valve

FDA Approves New Pericardial Aortic Valve

The FDA approved a new pericardial aortic valve for replacement of native or prosthetic valves.

Frailty Scale Predicts Death and Disability After Aortic Valve Replacement

Frailty Scale Predicts Death and Disability After Aortic Valve Replacement

The Essential Frailty Toolset is a fast and effective predictor of death and worsening disability following valve replacement.

Anticoagulant Recall: Incorrect Dose Discovered in Bottle

Anticoagulant Recall: Incorrect Dose Discovered in Bottle

Bristol-Myers Squibb is recalling one lot of Eliquis after finding that 1 of the bottles contained the wrong dosage.

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