The FDA has approved Gadavist injection for use in cardiac MRI to assess myocardial perfusion and late gadolinium enhancement in adult patients with known or suspected CAD.
Findings reinforce the importance of primary prevention of cardiovascular disease in people living with HIV.
Prolonged television viewing, but not occupational sitting, is associated with an increased risk for CVD events and all-cause mortality in African Americans.
Children and young adult patients with congenital heart disease have an increased risk for developing cancer.
A mean nocturnal respiratory rate of ≥16 breaths per minute was an independent predictor of long-term cardiovascular and all-cause mortality among community-dwelling older men and women.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has updated the WHO Model List of Essential Medicines for 2019.
Transfusing red blood cells into cardiac surgery patients only when their hemoglobin levels fall to below 7.5 g/dL does not increase acute kidney injury risk.
Risk factors include prosthetic heart valve, community acquisition, monomicrobial bacteremia
Results of the study showed that the rate of symptomatic recurrent VTE – the primary end point – was similar in both treatment groups with 1.2% of patients experiencing a recurrent event in the rivaroxaban group compared with 3.0% in the standard anticoagulation group.
Certain nutritional supplements and dietary interventions may reduce the risk for some cardiovascular outcomes in adults.