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Direct Oral Anticoagulants in Patients with Diabetes and Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation

Direct Oral Anticoagulants in Patients with Diabetes and Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation

Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a common comorbidity in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) and is associated with an increased frequency of major adverse cardiac...
Mortality Benefit Seen with AV Node Ablation plus CRT in AFib and HF

Active Screening for Atrial Fibrillation to Protect Against Strokes and Other Events

Seeking to answer if screening asymptomatic individuals for atrial fibrillation (AF) could offer meaningful protection against strokes and other clinical outcomes, Steven Steinhubl, MD,...
Nonfemoral TAVR Alternative for Patients Ineligible for Femoral Access

Final Results from REPRISE III: Long-Term Stroke Risk after TAVR for Severe Aortic Stenosis

A study presented at the Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) 2021 Annual Meeting reported the final five-year results from the REPRISE III randomized trial, which...

Smoking Linked to Fatal Event as First Sign of CVD

Middle-aged women and men who smoke have an increased risk for having a fatal cardiovascular disease (CVD) event as their first sign of CVD,...
Cardio Round-Up: The Impact of Successful Pig-to-Human Heart Transplants; and More

Cardio Round-Up: Assessing Dose-Response Between PAD and Physical Activity; and More

VTE Patients have a Risk of Major Bleeding Once Anticoagulants are Discontinued Currently, the long-term risk of major bleeding after discontinuing anticoagulant therapy for a...

Diabetes Patients Less Often Perceive Atrial Fibrillation Symptoms

Patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) who have diabetes less often perceive AF symptoms, although they are more likely to have cardiac and neurologic comorbidities,...
Cardio Round-Up: The Impact of Successful Pig-to-Human Heart Transplants; and More

Cardio Round-Up: 40% of Middle Age Adults Have Fatty Hearts; and More

4 Out of 10 Adults With No Known Heart Disease Have Fatty Hearts: Study Many middle-aged adults with apparently healthy hearts have a "silent" buildup...

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