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Cardiac Troponin Elevation on Hospital Admission Predicts MAEs Even Without Specific Diagnosis

Cardiac Troponin Elevation on Hospital Admission Predicts MAEs Even Without Specific Diagnosis

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Elevation of serum cardiac troponin on hospital admission is predictive of major adverse events even when no specific diagnosis is established.

Macitentan Not Superior to Placebo for Improving Exercise Capacity in Eisenmenger Syndrome

Macitentan Not Superior to Placebo for Improving Exercise Capacity in Eisenmenger Syndrome

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Macitentan did not show superiority over placebo for change in exercise capacity in patients with Eisenmenger syndrome.

Close Correlation Between Thienopyridine Responsiveness, Benefit From PFO Closure in Migraine

Close Correlation Between Thienopyridine Responsiveness, Benefit From PFO Closure in Migraine

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Investigators reviewed past studies to find evidence that P2Y12 inhibitors effectively improve migraine headache symptoms.

Ulnar Artery Occlusion: A Vasculopathy Severity Marker in Scleroderma

Ulnar Artery Occlusion: A Vasculopathy Severity Marker in Scleroderma

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Ulnar artery occlusion may function as a relevant marker of vasculopathy severity in systematic sclerosis.

Catheter Ablation Superior to Drug Therapy for Atrial Fibrillation in Heart Failure

Catheter Ablation Superior to Drug Therapy for Atrial Fibrillation in Heart Failure

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Catheter ablation is superior to drug therapy in improving all-cause mortality, LVEF, 6-minute walk test distance, VO2max, and quality of life in patients with heart failure.

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