No difference seen across mitral valve gradient quartiles for two-year composite end point of all-cause mortality, heart failure hospitalization.
Investigators sought to determine whether fluroquinolone use increased the risk for poor clinical outcomes and death in a cohort of patients with aortic dissection or aortic aneurysm.
Researchers sought to assess the association of large abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) diameter with late outcomes in patients undergoing open and endovascular AAA repair.
Nonagenarians should not be excluded from endovascular aortic repair surgeries based on age alone, but they should undergo a carefully balanced risk assessment.
The researchers’ goals included determining how postoperative residual pulmonary hypertension was related to longitudinal mortality in patients with severe mitral regurgitation who had mitral valve surgery.
Acute CRAO is a medical emergency and patients should be immediately triaged to an emergency department.
However, anticoagulation cuts risk for major thromboembolic events by 46 percent
Risks for ischemic stroke or systemic embolism, major bleeding events lower with DOACs overall as a class versus warfarin.
The Harmony TPV System provides less invasive option to treat pulmonary regurgitation in patients with native or surgically repaired right ventricular outflow tract.
Primary effectiveness of no additional surgical or interventional procedures related to the device and acceptable heart blood flow function at 6 months, was achieved by 89.2%.