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A subgroup analysis of the BIO-RESORT three-year data showed significant differences in efficacy in favor of ultrathin strut Orsiro

Focusing on patients with small vessels, three-year outcomes of the BIO-RESORT randomized controlled trial (RCT) showed a significantly lower target...

Added 27 days ago Drug news

Medtronic launches Telescope guide extension catheter to deliver interventional devices during angioplasty procedures.

Medtronic plc announced its entrance into the guide extension catheter market with the global launch of the Telescope guide extension...

Added 1 month ago Drug news

FDA approves Praluent for heart attack and stroke prevention

The FDA has approved Praluent (alirocumab), from Regeneron, to reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke, and unstable angina requiring...

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Learning Zones

An epgonline.org Learning Zone (LZ) is an area of the site dedicated to providing detailed self-directed medical education about a disease, condition or procedure.

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.

Sleep Apnea

Sleep Apnea

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).

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Guidelines

Chest pain of recent onset: assessment and diagnosis

This guideline covers assessing and diagnosing recent chest pain in people aged 18 and over and managing symptoms while a diagnosis is being made.

Added 9 years ago

Cardiovascular disease: risk assessment and reduction, including lipid modification

This guideline covers the assessment and care of adults who are at risk of or who have cardiovascular disease (CVD), such as heart disease and stroke. It aims to help healthcare professionals identify people who are at risk of...

Added 4 years ago

2016 European Guidelines on cardiovascular disease prevention in clinical practice

The present guidelines represent an evidence-based consensus of the 6th European Joint Task Force  involving 10 professional societies.This document has...

Added 3 years ago

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Journal articles

Liraglutide improves the beta-cell function without increasing insulin secretion during a mixed meal in patients, who exhibit well-controlled type 2 diabetes and coronary artery disease.

Background: Hyperinsulinemia aggravates insulin resistance and cardio-vascular disease. How the insulinotropic glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonist liraglutide in a physiologic post-prandial setting may act on pancreatic...

Added 3 days ago

Comorbidity in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft surgery: impact on outcome and implications for cardiac rehabilitation.

The increasing comorbid disease burden among patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG) and the improved operative survival are expanding the number of post-CABG patients living with prognostically...

Added 11 days ago

Treating obesity in patients with cardiovascular disease: the pharmacotherapeutic options.

Areas covered: Herein, the authors review the most commonly used FDA approved medications for the treatment of obesity, describing their mechanism of action, and the efficacy and safety of the medications as seen in...

Added 2 months ago

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Clinical trials

Rivaroxaban for the Prevention of Major Cardiovascular Events in Coronary or Peripheral Artery Disease (COMPASS)

The primary purpose of this study is to evaluate whether treatment with rivaroxaban and aspirin or rivaroxaban alone is better than aspirin alone in prevention of heart attacks, stroke or cardiovascular death...

Added 7 years ago

An Efficacy and Safety Study for Rivaroxaban in Patients With Acute Coronary Syndrome

The purpose of this study is to determine whether rivaroxaban in addition to standard care reduces the risk of the composite of cardiovascular death, myocardial infarction, or stroke in patients...

Added 1 year ago

Testosterone Replacement in Older Men and Atherosclerosis Progression

As men grow older, their testosterone levels decrease with age.

Added 2 years ago

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My Urology Doc

I am a general urologist and men's health expert in Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S.A. I'm also an avid blogger and heath innovator. My social media brand, My Urology Doc, aims to make the formerly taboo world of urology more fun and appealing.

Men's Health: A Forgotten Topic

Men's health is a forgotten topic. To be honest, we men are mostly to blame. We've clung to our masculine misconceptions and repeatedly refused to engage the healthcare community. Who can blame us, we're invincible and we're going to live forever, right? Well, not exactly. Let's look at some of the reasons men's health is one of the least engaged topics in healthcare. 

CME

Anticoagulation

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BJC Learning
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Stable angina

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MIMS Learning - Monthly Index of Medical Specialities
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Cardiac rehabilitation

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Union of European Medical Specialists (via European Accreditation Council for CME)
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