AHA 2019 Meeting Coverage

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Early Surgery versus Conventional Management for Asymptomatic Severe Aortic Stenosis

Early surgery appears a better option than conventional management among asymptomatic patients with severe aortic stenosis (AS), according to new findings presented at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2019 in Philadelphia.
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FRANCE-TAVI Registry: Balloon-Expandable versus Self-Expandable TAVR on Paravalvular Regurgitation and 2-Year Mortality

Two of the most widely used transcatheter heart valves (THV) designs may not achieve the same clinical outcomes, according to new study results from the American Heart Association 2019 Scientific Sessions.

GALILEO: Rivaroxaban-Based Antithrombotic Strategy or Antiplatelet-Based Strategy After TAVR?

New research from the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2019 in Philadelphia suggest that different future trials are required to compare antiplatelets among transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) patients not requiring anticoagulation.
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COLCOT: Colchicine Reduces Ischemic Event Risk after Recent MI

The daily use of colchicine significantly reduces the risk of first and total ischemic cardiovascular (CV) events compared to placebo in patients with a recent myocardial infarction (MI), according to newly presented findings from the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2019 in Philadelphia.
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ORION-10: Safety and Efficacy of Inclisiran in Patients with ASCVD and Elevated LDL-C

The use inclisiran reduces low-density lipoprotein (LDL-C) levels in patients with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD), new study results presented at the American Heart Association 2019 Scientific Sessions suggest.

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