Articles

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Kcentra (prothrombin complex concentrate, human) for the urgent reversal of vitamin K antagonist (VKA) anticoagulation in adults with acute major...

A study led by researchers at the University of North Carolina indicates a newly approved blood thinner blocks a key component of the human blood clotting system and may increase the risk and...

Boston Scientific Watchmen Left Atrial Appendage Closure Atrial Fibrillation

Boston Scientific reports preliminary data in the PREVAIL clinical trial met two out of three co-primary endpoints. The data was supposed to be presented during the 2013 American College of...

March 13, 2013 — St. Jude Medical Inc. announced the first patient implant in a new pivotal trial evaluating the company’s Amplatzer cardiac plug (ACP) for the prevention of stroke.

Top stories of 2012 in cardiology

To help identify trends and find out what DAIC readers are interested in, the magazine takes note of what they click on when visiting the website. Below are the top 25 stories from 2012, and the...

September 11, 2012 — Since the previous consensus document was published in 2007, catheter and surgical ablation of atrial...

September 10, 2012 — Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a common complication of cardiac surgery, occurring in 10 to 40...

August 20, 2012 — The Baylor Heart Hospital in Plano, Texas, recently became the first hospital in the world to merge two highly advanced technologies for...