A study of severe symptomatic aortic stenosis (sSAS) patients who received transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) found 30-day mortality of 2.2% for those who were high risk of surgical mortality/inoperable,… [ Get More Details ]
“Both echocardiography and nuclear imaging are used for provocative “stress” testing of the heart. When combined with exercise or other forms of stress such as administering inotropic or vasodilating drugs,… [ Get More Details ]
The use of ACE inhibitors in hypertensive patients 80 years of older was associated in this study with a 30% reduction in the rate of stroke and a 64% reduction… [ Get More Details ]
Atrial fibrillation ablation prevents recurrence of AFib
Atrial fibrillation ablation, which involves using a catheter inserted into the heart to destroy electrical conduction tissue in or near the atria, prevents the recurrence of atrial fibrillation in up… [ Get More Details ]
If all forms of cardiovascular disease were eliminated, life expectancy would rise by almost 7 years.
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