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Greater Treatment Options for AVS Patients with a Lower Surgical Risk of Major Complications

Last month, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), an agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, that protects the public health, approved an expanded indication for several transcatheter heart valves to include patients with severe aortic valve stenosis (Sapien 3, Sapien 3 Ultra, CoreValve Evolut R and CoreValve Evolut PRO) at low surgical risk …

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New Guidelines Issued for Taking Low-Dose Aspirin

Two weeks ago, a commonly followed medical prevention strategy goes by the wayside.  The American College of Cardiology (ACC) and American Heart Association (AHA) primary recently released its prevention guideline announcing that it no longer recommended that low-dose aspirin be used to help prevent heart attacks and stroke in people without known cardiovascular disease. The …

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