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Cardiology Management

Cardiac Stem Cells From Heart Disease Patients May Be Harmful

2017 20 Jun

Stem cell therapy has gained popularity as a treatment option for patients with severe and end-stage heart failure. However, researchers at Tel Aviv University caution against using cells from the host patient to repair tissue as this method may cause harm to patients. Their study is published the journal Circulation."We found that, contrary to popular... Read more

Health Management

American College of Cardiology 2017 Meeting Cholesterol Lowering

2017 07 May

Cholesterol Lowering (R)evolution, TAVI and More...The latest cardiology research was presented at the American College of Cardiology meeting: transcatheter valve implants emerge as an alternative in less than high risk severe aortic stenosis patients; can iFR define whether your coronary artery requires a stent? Extremely low LDL-cholesterol levels... Read more

Cardiology Management

Improving Quality of Life, Reducing Readmissions in HF Patients

2017 13 Mar

Results of new study, published in the journal Heart & Lung, support improved quality of life and decreased readmission rates following a multidisciplinary transition-to-care programme for heart failure (HF) patients. This team-based, patient-specific and collaborative approach is an effective practice-based strategy to improve HF outcomes, according... Read more

ICU Management

Study: ICU May Be Overused for Some COPD, Acute MI, HF Patients

2017 17 Feb

For patients with COPD, heart failure and myocardial infarction, who are not critically ill, a stay in the ICU may be no more beneficial than staying on a ward, according to an analysis just published in the Annals of the ATS. Thomas Valley, MD, MSc, a pulmonary and critical care researcher at the University of Michigan Medical School, and colleagues,... Read more

Cardiology Management

Fixed Combination Conference 2017

2017 02 Mar

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Cardiology Management

Survival Rate Better Among Patients who have Bypass Surgery

2016 05 Apr

An international study shows that heart-failure patients with clogged arteries have a better chance of surviving 10 years if they have bypass surgery plus medicine as compared to medicine alone. 10-year results are published in the New England Journal of Medicine and have also been presented at the American College of Cardiology meeting in Chicago.... Read more