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The American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American Heart Association (AHA) released a clinical practice guideline to help primary care clinicians better identify adults who may be at high...

Professional cardiovascular societies and many working cardiologists question the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) recent recommendation that patients undergo genetic testing before...

cardiac diagnostics testosterone jama

Men undergoing testosterone therapy had a 29 percent greater risk of heart attack, stroke and death according to a study...

cath lab clinical trial study fraction flow reserve FFR

study supports the use of instantaneous wave-free ratio (iFR) to simplify assessment and determine the severity of coronary...

heart disease, breast cancer, HDL

High levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) have been linked to increased breast cancer risks and enhanced cancer aggressiveness in animal ...

LINC Study Resuscitation Devices Defibrillator CPR Lucas Chest Compression

The main results of the large randomized LINC study, which compared the effectiveness of the Lucas mechanical chest compression system to high quality manual chest compressions, were...

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The year 2013 has brought us several important clinical trials that have changed the way interventional cardiologists approach and treat patients with stable coronary artery disease. These trials...

Preliminary results from the ADVISE (Adenosine Vasodilator Independent Stenosis Evaluation) II trial confirm prior retrospective publications and demonstrate the clinical usefulness of an iFR/...

University of Maryland Medical Center Genetic-Testing Program Cardiac Stent

Patients with coronary artery disease who undergo treatment at the University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) now can receive long-term therapy based on information found in their genes. As part...