Interventional Cardiology

Most Studies Still Fail to Analyze Data by Sex

TUESDAY, Aug. 4, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- The effect of gender is still largely ignored in scientific studies, according to a study published online...
Thorough Risk Assessment Essential Prior to Noncardiac Surgery

Thorough Risk Assessment Essential Prior to Noncardiac Surgery

Comprehensive preoperative assessment of cardiovascular risk with history and physical examination is essential prior to noncardiac surgery, according to a review published in the...
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Cardio Round-up: Classical Music Helps HF Patients; COVID-19 and Heart Abnormalities

----------------------------------------------------------------------------- Can Classical Music Improve Quality of Life for Heart Failure Patients? Music lovers rejoice! This multicenter, randomized controlled trial, published in the Journal of Cardiac Failure,...
opioid, Rheum Round-up: Arthritis Medication Updates - A New Methotrexate?, Tocilizumab In COVID-19

Rheum Round-up: Arthritis Medication Updates – A New Methotrexate?, Tocilizumab In COVID-19

Here are the top stories recently covered by DocWire News in the rheumatology section. In this edition, read about upadacitinib versus methotrexate in rheumatoid...
Dementia Patients Have Poorer Surgery Outcomes, Including Increased Mortality

Dementia Patients Have Poorer Surgery Outcomes, Including Increased Mortality

Dementia patients undergoing common surgical procedures may be at greater risk of in-hospital mortality, non-home discharge, and longer hospital length of stay (LOS), according...
C-reactive Protein Linked with Increased AFib Following CABG Surgery

C-reactive Protein Linked with Increased AFib Following CABG Surgery

A key marker of inflammation may be associated with the development of post-operative atrial fibrillation (POAF), a common complication that follows coronary artery bypass...
Revascularization Not Linked with Lower Mortality Risk in Some Patients

Revascularization Not Linked with Decreased Mortality Risk in Some Patients: Analysis

Revascularization, a commonly used intervention for patients with stable ischemic heart disease, was not linked with a decrease in mortality risk in patients with...

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