02-10-2012 | Cardiology | Article
Stent fracture after everolimus-eluting stent implantation occurs in 2.9% of lesions and is associated with a significantly increased rate of major adverse cardiac events, say researchers.
26-09-2012 | Cardiology | Article
The use of orally activated Xa antagonist and direct thrombin inhibitors is associated with a significant increase in major bleeding events in acute coronary syndrome patients, a study shows.
The decision to not resume warfarin therapy following a gastrointestinal bleeding event is linked to an increased risk for thrombosis and mortality, researchers suggest.
19-09-2012 | Cardiology | Article
Statins may not prevent venous thromboembolic events despite previous research suggesting otherwise, say researchers.
17-09-2012 | Cardiology | Article
Estimated glomerular filtration rate and albumin-creatinine ratio are independently associated with venous thromboembolism, research suggests.
12-09-2012 | Cardiology | Article
Dabigatran has increasingly been used for off-label indications, including venous thromboembolism, in the USA between 2007 and 2011, a study suggests.
11-09-2012 | Cardiology | Article
One in five patients using heparin to protect against venous thromboembolism develops thrombocytopenia, reveal results from the CATCH Registry.
10-09-2012 | Cardiology | Article
Endovascular repair may be more viable for some patients with peripheral arterial trauma than operative repair, experts say.
05-09-2012 | Cardiology | Article
Dual antiplatelet therapy with clopidogrel and an oral anticoagulant reduces bleeding and mortality more effectively than triple therapy including aspirin, researchers say.
03-09-2012 | Cardiology | Article
Personalized antiplatelet treatment may improve cardiac outcomes after percutaneous coronary intervention, researchers suggest.
28-08-2012 | Cardiology | Article
Levels of key coagulation markers significantly vary with age in children, research reveals, potentially affecting the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric thrombotic and hemorrhagic disease.
22-08-2012 | Cardiology | Article
Round 4 of the UK Carotid Endarterectomy Audit, organized by the Royal College of Physicians, has revealed that the average delay from stroke or transient ischemic attack symptom onset to surgery is shortening.
21-08-2012 | Cardiology | Article
Danish study results show that the presence of chronic kidney disease appears to raise the risk for stroke, systemic thromboembolism, and bleeding among patients with atrial fibrillation.
20-08-2012 | Cardiology | Article
Hepatocyte growth factor gene therapy could be used to treat patients with severe peripheral arterial disease, suggest results of a phase I clinical trial.
15-08-2012 | Cardiology | Article
Laboratory tests show no significant differences in rivaroxaban efficacy across children aged from 28 days to 16 years, researchers report.
13-08-2012 | Cardiology | Article
Researchers say that the HAS-BLED score is a significant predictor for intracranial hemorrhage when compared with the HEMORR2HAGES and ATRIA scores, supporting international guideline recommendations.
12-08-2012 | Cardiology | Article
Maternal and fetal outcomes are favorable for most pregnancies that reach 20 weeks’ in women with chronic portal vein thrombosis, a study shows.
08-08-2012 | Cardiology | Article
The oral direct thrombin inhibitor dabigatran is an effective thromboprophylactic therapy for patients undergoing total hip or knee replacement regardless of their body mass index, researchers assert.
06-08-2012 | Cardiology | Article
Researchers say it is possible to surgically treat carotid stenosis patients within 2 weeks of their index symptom.
05-08-2012 | Cardiology | Article
Patients with atrial fibrillation who have a Chicken Wing left atrial appendage morphology are less likely to have a stroke than those with other morphologies, research suggests.