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Cardio Round-Up: The Impact of Successful Pig-to-Human Heart Transplants; and More

Cardio Round-Up: The Impact of Successful Pig-to-Human Heart Transplants; and More

Serum Magnesium and Risk of Cardiovascular Events In the general population there are associations between hypomagnesemia and cardiovascular events and between hypermagnesemia and overall mortality....
P Wave Peak Time on Surface ECG Predicts Post-Operative Atrial Fibrillation

P Wave Peak Time on Surface ECG Predicts Post-Operative Atrial Fibrillation

Researchers, led by Ahmet Zengin, MD, from the Dr. Siyami Ersek Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Center in Üsküdar/Istanbul, Turkey, evaluated a newly developed electrocardiography...
The Prognostic Value of Interleukin-6 for Stroke and Mortality

Prognostic Value of Interleukin-6 for Stroke and Mortality in Atrial Fibrillation

In a study, published in the Anatolian Journal of Cardiology, researchers examined the prognostic value of interleukin-6 (IL-6) for mortality and stroke in atrial fibrillation...
Cardio Round-Up: The Impact of Successful Pig-to-Human Heart Transplants; and More

Cardio Round-Up: FDA Approves Two New Indications for XARELTO® in Pediatric VTE Patients; and...

FDA Approves Two New Indications for XARELTO® (rivaroxaban) to Help Prevent and Treat VTE in Pediatric Patients The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson...
Palliative Care Initiation in Patients with Advanced and Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma

Frail Patients With Nonvalvular A-Fib Less Likely to Receive Anticoagulants

Frail patients with a new diagnosis of nonvalvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF) are less likely to receive an anticoagulant, according to a study published online...
Guideline-Recommended Therapy Remains Costly for Older Adults With Multiple Chronic Conditions

Guideline-Recommended Therapy Remains Costly for Older Adults With Multiple Chronic Conditions

Out-of-pocket costs for guideline-recommended medications for older adults with chronic conditions have decreased over the last 10 years, but they remain high and burdensome,...
Atrial Fibrillation Predictors and Outcomes in Patients with Acute Coronary Syndromes

Atrial Fibrillation Predictors and Outcomes in Patients with Acute Coronary Syndromes

A team of researchers, led by Jean Jacques Noubiap, aimed to evaluate the incidence, risk factors, and prognosis of atrial fibrillation (AFib) in patients...

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