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FDA approval for Avance steerable introducer, designed to introduce cardiovascular catheters into the heart. BioCardia

BioCardia, Inc. announced FDA 510(k) clearance of the Avance steerable introducer product family, designed for introducing various cardiovascular catheters into...

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Results from UNTOUCHED study of EMBLEM defibrillator for prevention of sudden cardiac death.-Boston Scientific

Boston Scientific announced acute results from the UNTOUCHED study evaluating safety and efficacy of the EMBLEM Subcutaneous Implantable Defibrillator (S-ICD)...

Added 7 days ago Drug news

Launch of Confirm Rx ICM allows physicians to remotely monitor arrhythmias.- Abbott

Abbott announced the launch of a new, smarter heart monitor for better arrhythmia detection—positive news for people at risk for...

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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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Oral Anticoagulation Reversal

Oral Anticoagulation Reversal

Experts discuss the use of non-vitamin K oral anticoagulants in the treatment and prevention of stroke, deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism in atrial fibrillation patients.

 

Guidelines

2018 ESC Guidelines for the management of cardiovascular diseases during pregnancy

2018 ESC Guidelines for the management of cardiovascular diseases during pregnancy

Added 7 months ago

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 11 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 9 years ago

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Journal articles

Association of Patisiran, an RNA Interference Therapeutic, With Regional Left Ventricular Myocardial Strain in Hereditary Transthyretin Amyloidosis: The APOLLO Study.

Objective: To evaluate the treatment association of patisiran with regional LV myocardial strain in cardiac manifestation in hATTR amyloidosis.

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Efficacy and safety of a new human fibrinogen concentrate in patients with congenital fibrinogen deficiency: an interim analysis of a Phase III trial.

Background: Fibrinogen concentrate is the preferred choice for fibrinogen replacement in congenital fibrinogen deficiency. This study investigated hemostatic efficacy of a new plasma-derived, double virus-inactivated...

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Clot waveform analysis in Clauss fibrinogen assay contributes to classification of fibrinogen disorders.

Objectives: To establish a novel approach to classify fibrinogen disorders, we investigated the potential of clot waveform analysis (CWA) of CFA and searched for a surrogate marker for fibrinogen Ag.

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Clinical trials

Acetazolamide in Patients With Acute Heart Failure (ACETA)

The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness and safety of the use of acetazolamide versus placebo in volume control in patients with decompensated HF.

Added 3 months ago

Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Short-term Administration of SIMDAX

The purpose of the study is to evaluate the efficacy, safety and tolerability of intravenous infusion of Levosimendan for 24hrs in patients with ADHF who will be hospitalized with ADHF and continue to have symptom of dyspnea at rest...

Added 3 months ago

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 10 months ago

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Palliative care in patients with heart failure

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