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Safety trial of IN.PACT Admiral drug-coated balloon shows no link to mortality in peripheral artery disease.- Medtronic

Medtronic announced new data shared on the IN.PACT Admiral drug-coated balloon (DCB) in patients with peripheral artery disease (PAD) in...

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Three post approval studies of sutureless Perceval Aortic Heart Valve.-LivaNova PLC

LivaNova PLC announced the publication of three separate studies highlighting the unique performance of its sutureless aortic valve, Perceval. The...

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Positive phase III INSPIRE study of LIQ 861 to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension. Liquidia Technologies

Liquidia Technologies, Inc.reported positive interim safety data from its open-label, multicenter Phase III clinical trial (INSPIRE) evaluating LIQ 861 an...

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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

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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.

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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...

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Journal articles

Intravenous Levosimendan and Vasopressin in New-Onset Acute Pulmonary Hypertension After Weaning from Cardiopulmonary Bypass.

Objective: A novel treatment with intravenous levosimendan and vasopressin for new-onset acute pulmonary hypertension after weaning from cardiopulmonary bypass is described.

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Prevention of heart failure patients with decreased ejection fraction in non-cardiac surgery: Levosimendan or anesthetic cardioprotection?

Chronic heart failure (CHF) significantly worsens the prognosis of surgical treatment in noncardiac surgery, doubling mortality in compared with patients with coronary artery disease.

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Advanced heart failure: a position statement of the Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology

This article updates the Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) 2007 classification of advanced heart failure and describes new diagnostic and treatment options for these patients.

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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 6 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 1 year 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...

Added 2 years ago

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