Aneurysm

The results from the phase III study known as GiACTA, which evaluated Tocilizumab ( Actemra, RoActemra ), an anti-IL-6 receptor...


Abdominal aortic aneurysm ( AAA ) repair aims to prevent premature death from AAA rupture. Elective repair is currently recommended...


A study has assessed the safety and efficacy of less aggressive anticoagulation with an international normalized ratio ( INR )...


The outcome of patients with ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm ( rAAA ) varies by country. Study of practice differences might...


In February 2014, the American Heart Association [ AHA ] /American Stroke Association [ ASA ] released their first guideline...


Randomized controlled trials have shown no significant difference in survival between immediate open repair and surveillance with selective repair for...


Kawasaki disease ( KD ) is a severe childhood disease that many parents mistake for an inconsequential viral infection. If...


Bicuspid aortic valve ( BAV ) is the most frequent congenital heart disease with frequent involvement in thoracic aortic dilatation,...


The benefit of statins in patients with acute aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage is unclear. A study aimed to determine whether Simvastatin...


The objective of a study was to assess whether a strategy of endovascular repair ( if aortic morphology is suitable,...


Individuals with two or more first-degree relatives who have had aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage ( aSAH ) have an increased risk...


The Food and Drug Administration ( FDA ) has approved Valiant Captivia Thoracic Stent Graft System to be used in...


MHRA ( Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency ) previously advised that the contraindications for Dabigatran ( Pradaxa ) had...


The Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use ( CHMP ) has adopted a positive opinion recommending a change to...


Celgene has announced results of phase II trial ( BCT-001 ) on Apremilast, a oral targeted inhibitor of phosphodiesterase 4...


Cigarette smokers who were treated for cerebral aneurysms with coil embolization are at greater risk of developing another aneurysm. In...


The detailed analysis of the dose-finding study CONSCIOUS-1 ( Clazosentan to Overcome Neurological iSChemia and Infarct OccUrring after Subarachnoid hemorrhage...


Researchers at Johns Hopkins have shown that Losartan ( Cozaar, Lortaan ), a drug commonly used to lower blood pressure,...


A fifth of young adults whose blood vessels ruptured inside their brain abused drugs and more than 40 percent had...


For patients with life-threatening aneurysms of the carotid artery in the neck, a minimally invasive stent-grafting technique can be just...