Interventional Cardiology

FDA Warns Against Use of Implantable Heart Device

FDA Warns Against Use of Implantable Heart Device

The Medtronic Heartware Ventricular Assist Device (HVAD) system should no longer be implanted into end-stage heart failure patients due to an increased risk for...
Should Patients Wait to Undergo Surgery for Early-Stage Lung Cancer?

Should Patients Wait to Undergo Surgery for Early-Stage Lung Cancer?

Patients with early-stage non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) should not delay undergoing surgery, as waiting too long may increase the risk of recurrence and...
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Dr. Babar Basir Discusses a Life-Saving Protocol for Patients Suffering Cardiogenic Shock

The results of a large number of recent national heart attack studies suggest that patients with cardiogenic shock survived at a significantly higher rate...
Effectiveness of Anticoagulants Compared for Valvular AFib

ATLANTIS: Apixaban Is Not Superior to Standard Treatment Post-TAVR

Apixaban did not reduce thromboembolic and bleeding complications after transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) compared with standard of care, according to results from the...
mastectomy, Is It Okay to Delay Surgery in Very Early Breast Cancer?

More Parity in Breast Reconstruction Seen With Medicaid Expansion

Medicaid expansion was associated with increases in breast reconstruction rates among non-Hispanic Black (NHB) women, according to a study presented at the annual meeting...
Surgery a Beneficial Option for Primary Intestinal DLBCL

Surgery a Beneficial Option for Primary Intestinal DLBCL

A study published in Cancer Medicine found that surgery may be a beneficial treatment option for certain patients with primary intestinal diffuse large B-cell...
Surgery for Drug-Resistant Epilepsy in Children

Surgery for Drug-Resistant Epilepsy in Children

A systematic review published in Child's Nervous System evaluated factors associated with and outcomes following hemispherotomy in children with drug-resistant epilepsy. “Several variations of functional...

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