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.
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.
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.
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.
The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions has updated its guideline on best practices in the cardiac catheterization laboratory.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Healio and Cardiology Today have curated a list of the most-read news in cardiology and cardiac intervention from 2020.
Stay Up-To-Date on jobs and industry news.
Sign up for the CathLab.com newsletter today!