Infective endocarditis with stroke after TAVR has ‘dismal’ prognosis
May 7, 2021
More than half die during the index hospitalization and two-thirds within the first year, a new study shows.
New-onset AFib common but unrecognized in the month after cardiac surgery
November 17, 2020
Results of SEARCH-AF trial show one in five cardiac surgery patients with no history of atrial fibrillation develop it within 30 days post discharge.
TAVR, SAVR share same infective endocarditis risk
October 3, 2019
PARIS – “Be aware, be careful, and provide appropriate antibiotic prophylaxis, just as surgeons do in SAVR,” said Dr. Laurent Fauchier.
Pulmonary hypertension linked to complications after head and neck procedures
February 1, 2019
SAN DIEGO – The odds of in-hospital mortality were not significantly different for those with PHTN.
Benefit of dabigatran over warfarin persists in AF patient subgroups undergoing PCI
December 3, 2017
ANAHEIM, CALIF. – Dabigatran protected against thromboembolic events with less bleeding regardless of stent type, type of concomitant treatment, or indication for PCI.
Ideal intubation position still unknown
October 17, 2017
For an endotracheal intubation, the sniffing position may be a better choice than the ramped position, a new study suggests.
Prediction: LVADs will rule end-stage heart failure
February 27, 2017
SNOWMASS, COLO. – Will mechanical circulatory support ultimately surpass heart transplantation?