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 The American College of Cardiology (ACC), along with nine specialty and subspecialty societies, released Appropriate Use Criteria (AUC) for tests used in the ...

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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...

TherOx Inc. released results from the company's multicenter Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) pilot study that showed a 9.6 percent infarct size at 30 days in high-risk patients treated...

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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...

The human body begins to adapt to microgravity of low Earth orbit shortly after launch, according to surgeon astronaut Lee Morin, M.D., Ph.D., and astronaut mission specialist, NASA Johnson Space...

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Medtronic Inc. announced CE mark in Europe and Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) listing in Australia for its flexible 4 French multi-electrode Symplicity Spyral ...

Medtronic, Inc. presented three-year data from SYMPLICITY HTN-2, the first and longest-running randomized, controlled clinical trial of renal denervation, which continue to demonstrate results...

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A national group of leading scientists, including one University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) expert, said that for more than 100 years, fewer people have been dying of ...

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The Cardiothoracic Surgical Trials Network (CTSN), whose Data and Clinical Coordinating Center is at Icahn...

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With the benefits of conventional strategies for therapeutic hypothermia following cardiac arrest being called in to question following the publication of two new studies, brain...

After cardiac surgery, healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) are common complications associated with increased morbidity, mortality, and use of resources.

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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A 320-detector computed tomography (CT) scanner that shows both anatomy within coronary arteries and blood...

Data from a national registry developed to track patient safety and real-world outcomes finds that the initial use of transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) for treatment of aortic stenosis...

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A multidisciplinary team of experts in heart failure, cardiac arrhythmia and neurosurgery at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City are testing nerve stimulation in the neck as a therapy for heart...

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Neovasc Inc. reported the results from its COSIRA (coronary sinus reducer for treatment of refractory angina) trial...

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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....

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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...