Angioplasty

Two separate clinical trials were presented as a part of ACC.15, and looked at strategies to reduce major bleeding and...


The FDA ( Food and Drug Administration ) has cleared for marketing the ENROUTE Transcarotid Neuroprotection System ( ENROUTE TNS...


Silent infarction in the brain can be detected in around 34% of patients after carotid endarterectomy ( CEA ) and...


Early results of the SAMMPRIS ( Stenting and Aggressive Medical Management for Preventing Recurrent stroke in Intracranial Stenosis ) trial...


Clinical equipoise of carotid revascularization therapies remains controversial. Researchers sought to determine whether adverse outcomes after carotid endarterectomy ( CEA...


The European Medicines Agency ( EMA ), the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use ( CHMP ), and the...


The aim of a study was to compare the efficacy of revascularization versus medical therapy in patients with atherosclerotic renal...


Women suffer more disabling strokes than men and need to become better aware of their unique risk factors, according to...


The Resolute Integrity stent is a metal stent with the drug Zotarolimus contained in a thin coating on the stent’s...


It has been investigated whether revascularisation improves prognosis compared with medical treatment among patients with stable coronary artery disease. A large...


The uncertainties of the actual etiological basis of multiple sclerosis make it difficult to reach a conclusive statement about the...


The best way to manage restenosis in patients who have previously received a drug-eluting stent is unknown. Researchers have investigated...


For patients with diabetes and coronary artery disease in more than one artery, treatment with coronary artery bypass graft surgery...


A randomised multicentre open-label study was evaluating the efficacy and safety of prolonged antiplatelet therapy in patients with coronary disease...


The first randomized, placebo-controlled U.S. clinical trial to assess the use of bone marrow-derived mononuclear cells ( BMC ) in...


Heart patients with the distressed ( Type D ) personality profile may face a higher risk of future cardiovascular problems. An...


A multicenter study has shown that older men with higher testosterone levels are more likely to have a myocardial infarction...


Prasugrel ( Efient, Effient ), a new antiplatelet agent that provides higher levels of platelet inhibition than current standard therapies,...


Prasugrel ( Efient, Effient ), a new antiplatelet agent that provides higher levels of platelet inhibition than current standard therapies,...


Vitamins C and E and Beta-Carotene, either individually or in combination, do not appear to reduce the risk of cardiovascular...