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Cardiology Management

New-tools-determine-risk-of-chd-in-diabetics

2016 02 Feb

According to a recent report, new tools could be used for improving the treatment of heart disease in patients with type 2 diabetes. This could prove to be quite significant since nearly two-thirds of deaths among people with type 2 diabetes is related to cardiovascular disease. The report is published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology:...Read more

Cardiology Management

Early-treatment-improves-heart-attack-outcomes

2015 30 Dec

According to a study published in JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions, failure to recognise symptoms of a heart attack and delay in seeking treatment for it may be associated with increased damage to the heart.  The time when a heart attack patient arrives in the emergency room until the time percutaneous coronary intervention is performed is called...Read more

Cardiology Management

Statins-reduce-hospital-admission-for-heart-failure

2015 23 Mar

A meta-analysis of 17 statin trials involving over 100,000 patients shows that statin treatment led to a 10 percent significant reduction in hospital admission for heart failure over an average of four years treatment. The study, reported at the European Atherosclerosis Society Congress, is also published online in The European Heart Journal . "While...Read more