Interventional Cardiology

Risk Factors Identified for Lower-Limb Amputation for PAD in Urban Areas

Risk Factors ID’d for Lower-Limb Amputation for PAD in Urban Areas

Lower socioeconomic status and Black race are associated with higher rates of major lower-extremity amputation in patients with peripheral artery disease, even in metropolitan...
Current, Recent SARS-CoV-2 Infection May Up VTE Risk After Surgery

Current, Recent SARS-CoV-2 Infection May Up VTE Risk After Surgery

For patients undergoing elective or emergency surgery, perioperative or recent severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection is associated with an increased risk...
No Permanent Lung Damage Observed After COVID-19 Recovery

No Permanent Lung Damage Observed After COVID-19 Recovery

No postacute histopathologic changes indicative of permanent pulmonary damage were observed among a small sample of COVID-19 survivors who have recovered and become asymptomatic,...
colon cancer

Early-Onset CRC Biologically Similar to Average-Onset CRC

Early-onset colorectal cancer (EO-CRC) appears to be biologically and genomically similar to average-onset (AO) CRC, according to a study published online Aug. 18 in...
Patients with Soft Tissue Sarcoma Can Benefit from Much Shorter Radiation Treatments

ASTRO Issues Guideline on RT for Soft Tissue Sarcoma in Adults

In a new clinical practice guideline from the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), published online July 25 in Practical Radiation Oncology, evidence-based recommendations...
All Health Care, Long-Term Care Workers in California Must Get COVID-19 Shots

All Health Care, Long-Term Care Workers in California Must Get COVID-19 Shots

All 2.2 million health care workers and long-term care workers in California will now have to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by Sept. 30,...
Outcomes Improved With Mobile Stroke Team in Early Window

Outcomes Improved With Mobile Stroke Team in Early Window

For patients undergoing endovascular thrombectomy for large vessel occlusion stroke, those presenting in the early window have better outcomes with use of a Mobile...

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