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Medtronic launches DxTerity Diagnostic Angiography Catheter line for use in diagnostic cardiac catheterization procedures and percutaneous coronary intervention.

Medtronic plc has announced that its market-leading coronary portfolio will now include the DxTerity Diagnostic Angiography Catheter line and several...

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Corindus Vascular Robotics Inc. has received 510(k) clearance from the FDA for its CorPath GRX Vascular Robotic System for Percutaneous Coronary Interventions.

Corindus Vascular Robotics (Corindus) has received 510(k) clearance from the FDA for its CorPath GRX, the second generation of its...

Added 6 months ago Drug news

NICE recommends use of Brilique (ticagrelor) at reduced dose of 60 mg to reduce risk of heart attack.- AstraZeneca

The National Institute for Care and Health Excellence has recommended the use of Brilique (ticagrelor) from AstraZeneca at a lower...

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European Guidelines for the management of acute coronary syndromes in patients presenting wihout persistent ST-segment elevation

The present document deals with the management of patients with suspected NSTE-ACS, replacing the document first published in 2000 and...

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ESC/EACTS Guidelines on Myocardial Revascularisation

In 2014, coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) celebrates the 50th anniversary of the first procedures performed in 1964. Thirteen years...

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MI – secondary prevention: Secondary prevention in primary and secondary care for patients following a myocardial infarction

Myocardial infarction (MI) is one of the most dramatic presentations of coronary artery disease. It is usually caused by blockage...

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Journal articles

Testosterone treatment is not associated with increased risk of adverse cardiovascular events: results from the Registry of Hypogonadism in Men (RHYME).

The aim of this study was to assess cardiovascular (CV) safety of testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) in a large, diverse cohort of European men with hypogonadism (HG).

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Effects of P2Y12 receptor antagonists beyond platelet inhibition - comparison of ticagrelor with thienopyridines.

The effect and clinical benefit of P2Y12 receptor antagonists may not be limited to platelet inhibition and the prevention of...

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Effect of Naltrexone-Bupropion on Major Adverse Cardiovascular Events in Overweight and Obese Patients With Cardiovascular Risk Factors: A Randomized Clinical Trial.

Importance: Few cardiovascular outcomes trials have been conducted for obesity treatments. Withdrawal of 2 marketed drugs has resulted in controversy...

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Treatment Optimisation in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia

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