Brandon May

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IVC Filters May Increase Mortality Risk in Elderly Patients With PE

IVC Filters May Increase Mortality Risk in Elderly Patients With PE

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The use of inferior vena cava filters may increase the risk for 30-day and 1-year mortality in elderly patients with acute pulmonary embolism.

Shortening Reperfusion Times to Improve Poststroke Outcomes

Shortening Reperfusion Times to Improve Poststroke Outcomes

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Investigators recommend more training for emergency physicians and emergency department personnel to treat patients with stroke quickly and efficiently once the acute ischemic stroke protocol has been created.

Different Stroke Subtypes Consistently Affect Several Patient-Reported Health Domains

Different Stroke Subtypes Consistently Affect Several Patient-Reported Health Domains

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The subtype of stroke had similar effects in multiple health domains, while patients with transient ischemic attack (TIA) had worse adjusted outcomes, suggesting that the mechanisms for outcomes after TIA may differ from those of other cerebrovascular events.

Occupational Metal, Pesticide Exposure May Be Associated With Increased CVD Risk

Occupational Metal, Pesticide Exposure May Be Associated With Increased CVD Risk

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Occupational exposure to metals and pesticides may drive and increase the risk for cardiovascular disease.

Does Pre-Existing PH Affect Outcomes in Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair?

Does Pre-Existing PH Affect Outcomes in Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair?

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Pre-existing pulmonary hypertension does not appear to affect outcomes in transcatheter mitral valve repair with the Mitraclip device.

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