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HLS Therapeutics Inc.is pleased to announce that Health Canada has approved the use of Vascepa (icosapent ethyl) to reduce the...
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Amgen announced a new analysis from the Repatha (evolocumab) cardiovascular outcomes (FOURIER) phase III study that evaluates the effectiveness of...
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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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ESICM LIVES Congress 2018: Bringing you the latest news and insights from the 31st ESICM LIVES Congress, 20–24 October 2018 Paris, France.
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.
Anticoagulation therapy for Stroke Prevention Learning Zone offers a deep-dive into atrial fibrillation causes, consequences, diagnosis and management to help you deliver optimal care and prevent strokes in patients living with this common arrhythmia.
The Cardiovascular Metabolism Knowledge Centre is an information hub providing expert insight into the management of hypertension and type 2 diabetes. This Knowledge Centre contains a wealth of scientific video content offering insights and opinion from some of the leading experts in the field.
Explore the pathophysiology, epidemiology and multi-system symptoms associated with hereditary ATTR amyloidosis, as well as how to achieve an early and accurate diagnosis.
Sleep apnea is a chronic condition characterised by recurrent interruptions in breathing throughout the sleep cycle. Learn about the two main types of sleep apnea and hear from experts as they present the latest research at the Sleep and Breathing conference (Marseille, 2019).
Biosimilars are uniquely placed to change clinical practice in the fields of gastroenterology, rheumatology, and dermatology. The adoption of biosimilars can improve patient access to the most appropriate treatment, at the optimum time, to ensure the best possible long-term disease outcomes.
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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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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Introduction: P2Y12 receptor antagonists, by inhibiting platelet activation and subsequent aggregation, are critical to prevent ischemic event recurrence after an...
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