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Patients who took dual antiplatelet therapy medications beyond the standard 12 months after coronary stent placement were significantly less likely to develop blood clots within their stents or to have a heart attack than those whose treatment fol...

The largest prospective longitudinal study of acute myocardial infarction (MI) patients offers unique insight into the use, safety and effectiveness of blood thinners prasugrel and clopidogrel in hospitals across the United States. 

September 19, 2014 — A new study investigating different durations of triple therapy for anticoagulation after drug-eluting stent (DES) implantation demonstrated that six weeks of drug therapy was not superior to six months of therapy with regard...

AstraZeneca announced it has received confirmation from the United States Department of Justice that it is closing its investigation into PLATO, a clinical trial that tested the safety and effectiveness of the blood thinner ticagrelor (Brilinta)....

DAPT study
Patients who took dual antiplatelet therapy medications beyond the standard 12 months after coronary stent placement were significantly less likely to develop...
The actions — or inaction — of patients should be considered in programs designed to improve care and patient outcomes, according to a report released by the...
Heart disease and stroke are the leading causes of death and disability among people with Type 2 diabetes. At least 65 percent of people with diabetes die from...
October 15, 2014 — Novartis Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc. revealed, in the largest heart failure study to date, that its investigational heart failure medicine,...
Zontivity (vorapaxar) tablets reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke, cardiovascular death and need for procedures to restore the blood
Atherotech Diagnostics Lab offers warfarin sensitivity, Plavix sensitivity and thrombophilia risk tests. The warfarin and Plavix...
Liptruzet (pronounced LIP-true-zett) contains ezetimibe, an efficacious LDL cholesterol lowering therapy, and atorvastatin, currently one...
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Kcentra (prothrombin complex concentrate, human) for the urgent reversal of vitamin K...

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DAPT study
Patients who took dual antiplatelet therapy medications beyond the standard 12 months after coronary stent placement were significantly less likely to develop...
Study Blood Thinner Heart Attack Patients
The largest prospective longitudinal study of acute myocardial infarction (MI) patients offers unique insight into the use, safety and effectiveness of blood...
September 19, 2014 — A new study investigating different durations of triple therapy for anticoagulation after drug-eluting stent (DES) implantation...
August 28, 2014 — Renal artery stenting to open blockages in the kidney arteries may benefit patients who have historically been excluded from modern clinical...

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By Dave Fornell, editor of DAIC Magazine The key take away messages from the 26th annual...
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The Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) annual meeting July 10-13 in San Diego...
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The CME webinar "State of the Art in MRI Pediatric Brain Perfusion Imaging" will educate participants in the state of the art clinical and emerging...
This webinar discusses why contemporary adult cardiac interventions require significant ionizing radiation with potential health risks to both the patient and...
This webinar explained the benefits of better access, productivity and revenue cycle efficiency in a modern cardiovascular information system (CVIS...

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