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First successful implantation of the Vitaria System in a patient in the ANTHEM-HFrEF pivotal study to reduce progression of heart failure.- LivaNova

LivaNova PLC announced the the first successful implantation of the Vitaria System in a patient enrolled in the Autonomic Regulation...

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FDA approves PK Papyrus Covered Coronary Stent System to treat acute coronary artery perforations.- Biotronik

The FDA has approved a device intended to treat acute coronary artery perforations, or tears in the blood vessels of...

Added 7 days ago Drug news

FDA accepts sBLA for Praluent to reduce CV events.-Regeneron

Sanofi and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced that the FDA has accepted a supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA) for Praluent (alirocumab)...

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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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Guidelines

British Thoracic Society Guideline for the initial outpatient management of pulmonary embolism (PE)

The British Thoracic Society (BTS) Guideline for the initial OP management of PE provides guidance on how to risk-stratify patients with suspected and confirmed PE and subsequently manage them in an OP or ambulatory care setting.

Added 3 months ago

Venous thromboembolism in over 16s: reducing the risk of hospital-acquired deep vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolism

VTE is a condition in which a blood clot (thrombus) forms in a vein. It most commonly occurs in the...

Added 8 years ago

2018 ESC Guidelines for the diagnosis and management of syncope

The document aims to be patient-orientated and focused on therapy, and to reduce the risk of recurrence and the life-threatening consequences of syncope recurrence.

Added 9 years ago

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Journal articles

Association Between Baseline LDL-C Level and Total and Cardiovascular Mortality After LDL-C Lowering: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.

Objective: To evaluate whether baseline LDL-C level is associated with total and cardiovascular mortality risk reductions.

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Efficacy and Safety of Further Lowering of Low-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol in Patients Starting With Very Low Levels: A Meta-analysis.

Objective: To evaluate efficacy and safety of further lowering LDL-C levels in patient populations presenting with median LDL-C levels of 1.8 mmol/L (70 mg/dL) or less.

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Safety and efficacy of the reducer: A multi-center clinical registry - REDUCE study.

The coronary sinus (CS) Reducer is a novel device designed to aid in the management and to improve quality of life of patients with severe angina symptoms refractory to optimal medical and interventional therapies.

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Clinical trials

A Research Study to Show the Effect of Aprocitentan in the Treatment of Difficult to Control (Resistant) High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) and Find Out More About Its Safety (PRECISION)

The purpose of the study is to show the blood pressure lowering effect of aprocitentan, a new drug, when added to other anti-hypertensive drugs of patients with difficult to control (resistant) high blood pressure (hypertension)...

Added 2 months ago

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.

Added 11 months ago

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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Palliative care in patients with heart failure

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