Interventional Cardiology

Machine Learning May Help Predict Incomplete Stent Expansion

Machine Learning May Help Predict Incomplete Stent Expansion

Deep learning may be able to predict incomplete stent expansion, new research in JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions suggests. "Although post-stenting intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) has been used...

Surgery Viable Treatment for Pancreatic Cancer Patients Following Chemotherapy

Surgery is an underused, and viable treatment option for patients with stage II pancreatic cancer, according to a study published in the Journal of...

Racial Disparities Persist for Mechanical Clot Removal

New research indicates that while mechanical clot removal for stroke-causing blood clots is on the rise, racial disparities in who receives the treatment persist. The...
Chronic Pain Reported in 1 in 3 Cancer Survivors

Many Women Feel Left Out of Decisions on Breast Cancer Care

There is significant divergence between patients', nurses', and surgeons' perceptions of breast cancer treatment knowledge, according to a letter to the editor published online...
Platelet Reactivity-based DAPT Strategy Noninferior to Standard Care

Platelet Reactivity-based DAPT Strategy Noninferior to Standard Care

A platelet reactivity-based strategy of dual antiplatelet therapy  (DAPT) in patients with acute coronary syndromes who recently underwent coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) was...
Adult Cardiac Surgery Down, Outcomes Worse During Pandemic

Adult Cardiac Surgery Down, Outcomes Worse During Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to sharp drops in adult cardiac surgery volume and worse patient outcomes, according to a study presented at the...
ASH Issues Guidance for Preventing, Treating VTE in Cancer

ASH Issues Guidance for Preventing, Treating VTE in Cancer

In a clinical guideline from the American Society of Hematology, published in Blood Advances, recommendations are presented for the prevention and treatment of venous...

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