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.

Jul 11, 2021 | Healio
ISAR-REACT 5: Prasugrel outperforms ticagrelor in PCI-treated patients with ACS

New research from the ISAR-REACT 5 trial indicated that patients with ACS who received PCI had a lower composite endpoint of all-cause death, MI or stroke when given prasugrel vs. ticagrelor therapy.

Jun 30, 2021 | Healio
PCI may benefit high-risk patients with spontaneous coronary artery dissection

More extensive stenting improved coronary perfusion and reduced myocardial injury among high-risk patients with spontaneous coronary artery dissection, but was linked to elevated risk for procedural complications, researchers reported.

May 17, 2021 | Healio
Ultrasound renal denervation lowers BP in medication-resistant hypertension

Researchers suggested that renal denervation may be an alternative to prescribing more antihypertensive therapies to patients with resistant hypertension, according to research presented at the American College of Cardiology Scientific Session and simultaneously published in The Lancet.

May 7, 2021 | Healio
SCAI updates cath lab best practices for delivery of high-quality care

The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions has updated its guideline on best practices in the cardiac catheterization laboratory.

Apr 23, 2021 | Healio
FDA designates recall of Cordis carotid system as class 1

The FDA has identified a recall by Cordis Corporation of the Precise PRO Rx US Carotid System as class I due to defects that may cause serious adverse events, according to a press release.

Apr 13, 2021 | Healio
Compelling’ TAVR trials spark changes in valvular heart disease guideline

Amid positive results from large clinical trials confirming the benefits of transcatheter aortic valve replacement, along with expanded indications from the FDA, recently updated recommendations represent the already widespread acceptance of less invasive interventions for aortic stenosis.

Mar 5, 2021 | Healio
In STEMI, worse in-hospital outcomes for women vs. men

Among patients with STEMI, women have a higher risk for in-hospital mortality, stroke, repeat MI and major bleeding compared with men, according to a meta-analysis published in The American Journal of Cardiology.

Feb 6, 2021 | Healio
ACC, SVS combine vascular registries

The American College of Cardiology and the Society for Vascular Surgery have combined their existing vascular registries with the aim to improve care and outcomes of patients with vascular disease.

Jan 3, 2021 | Healio
Top Cardiology news of 2020: The CV impact of COVID-19, exercise, naps, coffee and more

Healio and Cardiology Today have curated a list of the most-read news in cardiology and cardiac intervention from 2020.

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