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Royal Philips launches CE approved HeartStart Intrepid monitor/defibrillator for cardiac arrest

Royal Philips announced the launch of the HeartStart Intrepid monitor/defibrillator with IntelliSpace Connect. Created to provide clinical and operational efficiencies...

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European Commission approves marketing authorisation for Forxigato include positive cardiovascular (CV) outcomes and renal data from the Phase III DECLARE-TIMI 58 trial.

AstraZeneca announced that the European Commission has approved an update to the marketing authorisation for Forxiga (dapagliflozin) to include positive...

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NICE recommends Xarelto to prevent atherothrombotic events in adult patients with coronary artery disease or symptomatic peripheral arterial disease

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) in the UK has published a positive draft final appraisal determination...

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ESICM LIVES Highlights

ESICM LIVES Highlights

ESICM LIVES Congress 2018: Bringing you the latest news and insights from the 31st ESICM LIVES Congress, 20–24 October 2018 Paris, France.

Fibrinogen Deficiency in Bleeding

Fibrinogen Deficiency in Bleeding

Fibrinogen is important for blood clot formation and breakdown. It is the first coagulant factor to be reduced to critical levels during massive trauma, cardiac surgery and postpartum haemorrhage that involve excessive bleeding. Persistent fibrinogen deficiency can lead to bleeding complications and an increased risk in mortality. This learning zone looks at both congenital and acquired fibrinogen deficiencies including indications and techniques for diagnosis, trigger level for treatment and treatment options.

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Cardiac arrhythmias in coronary heart disease

This guideline provides evidence-based recommendations for the management of cardiac arrest and the arrhythmias associated with ACS, chronic CHD and cardiac surgery. It excludes arrhythmias not associated with CHD such as...

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2015 ESC Guidelines for the management of patients with ventricular arrhythmias and the prevention of sudden cardiac death

In light of the very recent consensus documents for the management of patients with VA released by the major international heart rhythm societies, the ESC Guidelines Committee decided to focus the content of this document on the prevention of SCD.

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Journal articles

Effect of 0.9% Saline or Plasma-Lyte 148 as Crystalloid Fluid Therapy in the Intensive Care Unit on Blood Product Use and Postoperative Bleeding After Cardiac Surgery

To evaluate the effect of Plasma-Lyte 148 (PL-148) compared with 0.9% saline (saline) on blood product use and postoperative bleeding in patients admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) following cardiac surgery.

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Perioperative Use of Levosimendan Improves Clinical Outcomes in Patients Post-Cardiac Surgery: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

Severe postoperative complications can affect cardiac surgery patients. Levosimendan is a novel calcium sensitizer commonly administered after cardiac surgery.

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Prasugrel hydrochloride for the treatment of acute coronary syndromes.

Introduction: P2Y12 receptor antagonists, by inhibiting platelet activation and subsequent aggregation, are critical to prevent ischemic event recurrence after an...

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