Treating acute stroke with drugs that minimize cell death could result in a median decrease in disability of 30%. Treatment with stem cell transplants could result in a median decrease… [ Get More Details ]
“Although high cholesterol was recognized as a key risk factor for cardiovascular disease in the 1970s, there were no good ways to reduce it. The best drug available was… [ Get More Details ]
Ischemic stroke patients treated with t-PA (a drug used to treat blood clots) within 3 hours of onset are 33% more likely to be free of disability 3 months after… [ Get More Details ]
Development and widespread use of left ventricular assist devices could result in a 50% decrease in heart failure-related hospitalizations.
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Catheter ablation reduces risk of stroke and death among AFib patients
Atrial fibrillation patients who underwent catheter ablation had a reduced risk of stroke and death—2.2% of those who had ablation experienced stroke versus 4.7% on medications alone, and 6% died from… [ Get More Details ]