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Honda Walking Assist Device, an assistive device for use in the rehabilitation of walking, secures CE Mark.- Honda Motor Co Ltd.

Honda Motor Co., Ltd. announced that the Honda Walking Assist Device, an assistive device for use in the training and...

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FDA approves Riptide Aspiration System to treat Acute Ischemic Stroke ._ Medtronic.

Medtronic plc announced that the company's Neurovascular business unit received FDA clearance of the Riptide Aspiration System, adding a valuable...

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Learning Zones

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Acute and Advanced Heart Failure

Acute and Advanced Heart Failure

What are the most effective treatments for acute heart failure? Can you define advanced heart failure? Discover here...

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Fabry Disease

Fabry Disease

Explore the pathophysiology and treatment options for Fabry disease, a deficiency of the lysosomal enzyme alpha-galactosidase A

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Obesity

Learn about the complex factors influencing development of obesity.

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Guidelines

2017 ESC Guidelines on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Peripheral Arterial Diseases, in collaboration with the European Society for Vascular Surgery (ESVS)

In this document, the term ‘peripheral arterial diseases’ encompasses all arterial diseases other than coronary arteries and the aorta. This should be clearly distinguished from the term ‘peripheral artery disease’...

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Management of Atherosclerotic Carotid and Vertebral Artery Disease: 2017 Clinical Practice Guidelines of the European Society for Vascular Surgery (ESVS)

The European Society for Vascular Surgery (ESVS) has prepared guidelines for treating patients with atherosclerotic carotid and vertebral artery (VA) disease.

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American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and American College of Endocrinology guidelines for management of dyslipidemia and prevention of atherosclerosis.

The development of these guidelines is mandated by the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) Board of Directors and American College of Endocrinology (ACE) Board of Trustees.

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Journal articles

Association between coronary artery disease severity and overactive bladder in geriatric patients.

Purpose: To investigate the association between overactive bladder (OAB) and coronary artery disease (CAD) as demonstrated on coronary angiography in patients > 65 years.

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Fulminant acute myocarditis in a pregnant woman treated with circulatory assistance

Fulminant myocarditis is a rare inflammatory affecting relatively young adult.

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Effective levosimendan therapy in patient with exacerbation of chronic heart failure with reduced left ventricular ejection fraction

A 62-year-old man was admitted due to exacerbation of chronic heart failure symptoms to IV New York Heart Association class.

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Clinical trials

Multiple Cardiac Sensors for the Management of Heart Failure (MANAGE-HF)

The MANAGE-HF study is a multi-center, global, prospective, open label, multi-phase trial intended to evaluate the clinical efficacy of the HeartLogic heart failure diagnostic feature.

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Levosimendan Compassionate Use in Pediatric Patients With Advanced Decompensated Heart Failure

Open label study of levosimendan; planned comparison for effectiveness and safety to historic matched case controls from...

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The Neuroprotective Effects of Dexmedetomidine During Brain Surgery

Dexmedetomidine (DEX) is a Alpha-2 specific agonist, is a common ICU sedation medication. In brain tumor resection craniotomy, it is proven to be effective in improving postoperative hypertension and...

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Blog Posts

Laura Quittenden

What is AF or Atrial Fibrillation?

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This week, from the 20th to the 26th November it is Global AF Awareness Week. Here we explore Atrial Fibrillation (also called AF or AFib), the most common heart rhythm disorder that can lead to stroke, blood clots, heart failure and other heart-related complications. Over 1 million people have been diagnosed with AF in the UK alone.  

Professor Gerhard Pƶlzl

Acute and Advanced Heart Failure: new data, new studies, new opinions, new trends.

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Professor Gerhard Pölzl focuses on the therapeutic options for acute and advanced heart failure.

Hugh Harvey

Metrics Madness

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You shouldn't judge a book by its cover. That much is true, but it's also common sense not to judge a book by measuring the whiteness of its pages, or the amount of hamsters you can place on it. So why do we measure the fabulous NHS with nonsense metrics?

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Step by step: A guide to diagnosing heart failure

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Palliative care in patients with heart failure

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