M.D. Tag

20 Nov Landmark SCHEMIA Study Finds Interventions for Stable Heart Disease No Better Than Taking Drugs  

Researchers at NYU Grossman School of Medicine and Stanford University say that recently released findings from the landmark International Study of Comparative Health Effectiveness with Medical and Invasive Approaches (ISCHEMIA) study reveal that there is no evidence of lower cardiac event rates in patients with...

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26 Sep 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...

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03 Jul Look for Primary and Revision Total Joint Replacement to Skyrocket in the Coming Decades

According to a study presented last year at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, researchers analyzed models to more accurately predict the future volume of total joint replacement (TJR) procedures throughout the nation.  TJR is considered the most commonly performed, elective procedure,...

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19 Apr AHRQ Project Designed to Increase Use of Cardiac Rehab After Coronary Events

[caption id="attachment_1333" align="alignleft" width="300"] Patients Working Out In Gym Photo Credit: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention[/caption] Days ago, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) announced a $6 million, 3-year project designed to save lives by increasing the patient’s participation in their cardiac rehabilitation...

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