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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Cardiovascular and Renal Drugs Advisory Committee voted against the approval of the use of oral anticoagulant Xarelto (rivaroxaban) to reduce the risk...

A clinical trial found that Xa inhibitor edoxaban met the primary efficacy endpoint of non-inferiority compared to warfarin for the prevention of stroke or systemic embolic events (SEE) in...

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Clinical trials for a promising new class of cholesterol-lowering medications, a long-awaited repair of the Medicare formula for paying physicians, the Affordable Care Act, new technology and the...

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Careful documentation of patient selection and procedure appropriateness are critical — yet underutilized — steps in ensuring high-quality clinical care for percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI...

CSL Behring announced that Kcentra (Prothrombin Complex Concentrate [Human]) has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for an expanded indication — urgent reversal of acquired...

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Thomas Jefferson University researchers discovered that the formation of blood clots follows a different molecular route in African Americans versus European Americans, providing a new...

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For patients with stable coronary artery disease (CAD) who are not experiencing a heart attack and an abnormal stress test, treatment of their narrowed arteries by the common procedure of...

Combining genetic data with clinical information to determine the initial dosage of the blood thinner warfarin, used to prevent blood clots in the circulatory system, was no more effective in...

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The use of renal stenting in combination with medication-based therapy to treat hypertension showed no improvement in patient outcomes over the use of medications alone in treating hypertension....

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...

Resverlogix Corp. announced two additional results from the ongoing analysis of its Phase 2b ASSURE clinical trial...

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study conducted in Ireland found that aspirin does not adequately protect 20 percent of patients with...

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...

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A new way of using blood pressure-lowering medications could prevent more than a fourth of heart attacks and ...

According to a study of diabetic patients who underwent revascularization for multivessel coronary artery...

A new study demonstrated that some patients may not need to receive prolonged anti-clotting therapy after drug-...

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Patients who do not experience a major cardiac event in the first year after receiving drug-eluting stent (DES) may not need to receive prolonged dual ...

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Abbott announced it plans to initiate a randomized, controlled trial in the United States to evaluate the use...