Xenotransplantation: An X-Factor in Advanced Heart Failure Treatment

Xenotransplantation: Successful Pig-to-Human Heart Transplantation Highlights the X-Factor in the Treatment of Advanced Heart...

In January, 1964, Dr. James Hardy and his team at the University of Mississippi transplanted a chimpanzee’s heart into a 68-year-old man. The first...
The US FDA Approved Inclisiran – Now What?

The FDA Approved Inclisiran – Now What?

According to a news release, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has just approved inclisiran (Leqvio; Novartis), a small interfering RNA (siRNA) administered...
Falling Short on CVD Prevention at the Time of Limb Revascularization

Falling Short on Cardiovascular Disease Prevention at the Time of Limb Revascularization

A United States national cardiovascular disease registry-based study found that nearly two thirds of patients with peripheral artery disease (PAD) who were not already...
Premature Ventricular Contractions: Not So Innocent!

Premature Ventricular Contractions: Not So Innocent!

Asymptomatic patients with high grade premature ventricular contractions (PVCs) in the recovery phase of the stress test are associated with long term risk of...
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