Vascular Medicine

Increased Stroke Risk Following Surgical vs Transfemoral Aortic Valve Replacement

Increased Stroke Risk Following Surgical vs Transfemoral Aortic Valve Replacement

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Researchers evaluated stroke risk and its effect on quality of life after surgical aortic valve replacement vs transfemoral transcatheter aortic valve.

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.

PAH Survival May Increase Risk for Pulmonary Artery Aneurysms

PAH Survival May Increase Risk for Pulmonary Artery Aneurysms

The time course of pulmonary arterial hypertension was an independent risk factor for pulmonary artery aneurysms.

Higher Risk for VTE With Oral vs Transdermal Hormone Replacement Therapy

Higher Risk for VTE With Oral vs Transdermal Hormone Replacement Therapy

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Oral preparations of hormone replacement therapy for the treatment of menopausal symptoms are associated with a greater risk for VTE compared with transdermal formulations.

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.

DAPT an Effective Option for Recurrent Arterial Thrombosis Prophylaxis in APS

DAPT an Effective Option for Recurrent Arterial Thrombosis Prophylaxis in APS

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Dual antiplatelet therapy may be effective for the prophylaxis of recurrent arterial thrombosis in patients with antiphospholipid syndrome.

Study Reveals High Rate of Phlebitis Caused by IV Cannulas

Study Reveals High Rate of Phlebitis Caused by IV Cannulas

The incidence of phlebitis caused by peripheral intravenous cannula insertions may be higher among patients with certain risk factors.

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