The rate of complications and in-hospital mortality was found to be high in patients undergoing transcutaneous lead extraction for implantable device-related infections.
Despite initiatives to reduce the use of medical imaging, rates continue to rise in both the United States and Ontario, Canada.
High-risk patients benefit from having surgery at teaching hospitals.
Obese people who undergo weight-reduction surgery live longer than obese people who do not have surgery.
The addition of bempedoic acid to maximally-tolerated statins resulted in a significant lowering of LDL-C in patients at high cardiovascular risk.
Antiphospholipid antibodies were associated with the presence of food allergies.
The NIH has announced a plan to enforce 12-year term limits for tenured laboratory and branch chiefs; however, such a limit has yet to be enacted in academic medicine.
There is an increased risk of cardiac symptoms, but not cardiac arrhythmias, in patients using stimulants and quinolone antibiotics concomitantly.
Implementation of guidelines for lipid management in 2013 correlated with a reduction in mean total cholesterol, triglyceride, and LDL-C levels.
Researchers addressed the association between cardiovascular risk and glucocorticoids in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus.