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Cardiology Management

TAVR Successful at Centres Without On-site Surgical Backup

2016 31 May

New data shows that rates of major complications and in-hospital mortality are similar when patients undergo TAVR at hospitals with or without on-site cardiac surgical backup. Close cooperation in the heart team is the key for a successful TAVI programme. Despite concerns that the TAVR indication would be applied too liberally, patients treated... Read more

Cardiology Management

Long-Term Risks for Young Women Who Survive Cardiovascular Event

2015 24 Nov

According to an article published in JAMA Internal Medicine , young women who survive a heart attack or stroke are still faced with long-term risks of death and illness.  Death rates from cardiovascular events may have declined but the burden of the disease still remains high among the survivors, especially those affected at a young age. However,... Read more