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This channel includes news and new technology innovations for cardiovascular pharmaceutics. This includes antiplatelet agents, anticoagulation drugs, INR testing, NOAC, OAC, IV administered drugs such as Heprin, and dual antiplatelet therapy.

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News | Antiplatelet and Anticoagulation Therapies | December 12, 2019

December 12, 2019 — Low-dose aspirin was not associated with a reduced risk of a fatal heart attack among African...

News | Cardiovascular Clinical Studies | November 26, 2019

November 26, 2019 — The University of Connecticut (UConn) Department of Kinesiology and Hartford Healthcare have...

Heart failure VICTORIA TrIal a success. Dave Fornell
News | Heart Failure | November 21, 2019

November 21, 2019 — Merck announced the results from the Phase 3 VICTORIA Study evaluating the efficacy and safety...

In the ISCHEMIA study, patients were randomized into one of two groups: a conservative strategy or an invasive strategy. Illustration by NYU Langone staff

In the ISCHEMIA study, patients were randomized into one of two groups: a conservative strategy or an invasive strategy. Illustration by NYU Langone staff 

Feature | AHA | November 19, 2019

November 19, 2019 — After 12 years of collecting data, the results of the landmark ISCHEMIA (International Study of...

The American Heart Association, AHA, 2019 meeting late breaking trials and key studies on cardiovascular science.
Feature | AHA | November 19, 2019 | Dave Fornell, Editor

November 19, 2019 — Here is a list of the key late-breaking clinical study presentations and links to the results at...

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News | AHA | November 14, 2019

November 14, 2019 — A large majority of patients with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) in the...

One of the cardiology technologies in the list of top advances in 2019 is Medtronic’s Tyrx Absorbable Antibacterial Envelope using to enclose cardiac implantable electronic devices (CIEDs). It reduced the risk of major infection by 40 percent, and pocket infection by 61 percent, based on data presented at ACC 2019.

One of the cardiology technologies in the list of top advances in 2019 is Medtronic’s Tyrx Absorbable Antibacterial Envelope using to enclose cardiac implantable electronic devices (CIEDs). It reduced the risk of major infection by 40 percent, and pocket infection by 61 percent, based on data presented at ACC 2019.

News | November 06, 2019

November 6, 2019 — Cleveland Clinic announced the Top 10...

EchoPixel showed technology at TCT 2019 that creates live holograms in the cath lab from 3-D TEE imaging. It projects the holograms on a special display screen that does not require the user to wear 3-D glasses. The interventional cardiologist can use hand movements and a foot switch to move the image around without breaking the sterile field. It offers a new way to visualize catheters, device positioning and deployment for structural heart procedures. #TCT2019 #TCT #TCT19

EchoPixel showed technology at TCT 2019 that creates live holograms in the cath lab from 3-D TEE imaging. It projects the holograms on a special display screen that does not require the user to wear 3-D glasses. The interventional cardiologist can use hand movements and a foot switch to move the image around without breaking the sterile field. It offers a new way to visualize catheters, device positioning and deployment in structural heart procedures. (Photos by Dave Fornell)

Feature | TCT | November 04, 2019 | Dave Fornell, Editor

The latest in interventional cardiology clinical data and new device technologies were highlighted at the annual...

Former National Football League (NFL) player Ed White (left) needed a new aortic heart valve but decided to wait several months for the FDA to approve TACR for low-risk patients so he would not have to undergo open heart surgery. Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders received two stents after he was hospitalized with chest pain was hospitalized with chest pain on Oct. 1 in Las Vegas. The event brought PCI to the forefront of national news in October.

Former National Football League (NFL) player Ed White (left) needed a new aortic heart valve, but decided to wait several months for the FDA to approve TAVR for low-risk patients so he would not have to undergo open heart surgery. Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders received two stents after he was hospitalized with chest pain was hospitalized with chest pain on Oct. 1 in Las Vegas. The event brought PCI to the forefront of national news in October. 

Feature | November 01, 2019 | Dave Fornell, Editor

November 1, 2019 — Here is the list of the most popular content on the Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology (...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted market clearance for AstraZeneca's dapagliflozin (Farxiga) to reduce the risk of hospitalization for heart failure (HF) in adults with type 2 diabetes (T2D) and established cardiovascular disease (CVD) or multiple cardiovascular (CV) risk factors.
Feature | Heart Failure | October 21, 2019 | Dave Fornell, Editor

October 21, 2019 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted market clearance for AstraZeneca's...

Research Shows Drug Can Extend Survival Rates for Heart Failure Patients
News | Heart Failure | October 16, 2019

October 16, 2019 — Researchers have shown for the first time in preclinical studies that the...

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