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Jun 20, 2022 | Healio
CMS approves expanded coverage of TCAR for standard surgical risk patients

The Society for Vascular Surgery announced CMS expanded coverage for transcarotid artery revascularization to include standard surgical risk patients within its Vascular Quality Initiative TCAR Surveillance Project.

Mar 25, 2022 | Healio
Risk factors predicting stroke after TAVR ‘inconsistent’

A single-center study suggests prior stroke and initial experience are independent risk factors for stroke within 30 days of transcatheter aortic valve replacement; however, no other factors emerged as predictors, researchers reported.

Jan 10, 2022 | Healio
Transcatheter PDA closure may be superior to surgery in neonates, infants

Compared with surgical ligation, transcatheter closure of the patent ductus arteriosus in infants and neonates was associated with reduced mortality rates and lower length of stay, researchers reported.

Oct 14, 2021 | Healio
With new medical crises looming, experts offer emergency preparedness planning tips

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed problems within U.S. health care systems that would be prudent to address now before another medical crisis surfaces, experts cautioned during a recent webinar hosted by U.S. News & World Report.

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