“Increasing life expectancy in western society is a result of two major success stories in the prevention and treatment of human disease. The first milestone was eliminating the scourge of… [ Get More Details ]
Adjusted-dose warfarin reduced stroke risk in AFib patients
Meta-analysis of randomized trials found that adjusted-dose warfarin reduced stroke risk in atrial fibrillation
patients by 60%. Antiplatelet agents reduced risk by 20%.
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The rate of hospitalization from heart failure before and after transcatheter mitral valve repair (TMVR) decreases 73% (per patient year) in patients at prohibitive surgical risk.