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Peripheral Artery Disease

Accelerated surgery versus standard care in hip fracture (HIP ATTACK): an international, randomised, controlled trial.

Feb 13, 2020

Observational studies have suggested that accelerated surgery is associated with improved outcomes in patients with a hip fracture. The HIP ATTACK trial assessed whether accelerated surgery could redu...

Cardiovascular MRI evidence of reduced systolic function and reduced LV mass in rheumatoid arthritis: impact of disease phenotype.

Feb 10, 2020

The accelerated risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) requires further study of the underlying pathophysiology and determination of the at-risk RA phenotype. Our objectives...

Use and Trends in Unprotected Left Main Coronary Artery Percutaneous Intervention

Feb 10, 2020

To review the clinical evidence on the use of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) revascularization options in left main (LM) disease in comparison with coronary artery bypass graft (CABG). Coron...

Diversity of Organism-Wide and Organ-Specific Endothelial Cells.

Feb 10, 2020

Endothelial cells are of great importance in many types of diseases including the coronary artery diseases in heart and stroke in brain. In this review, we explore the heterogeneity among endothelial ...

Increased platelet activation in sleep apnea subjects with intermittent hypoxemia.

Feb 10, 2020

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is independently associated with increased risk for stroke and other cardiovascular diseases. Since activated platelets play an important role in cardiovascular disease, ...

Early neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio is a prognostic marker in acute minor stroke or transient ischemic attack.

Feb 10, 2020

Intravenous injection of alteplase is recommended for patients with minor disabling and not non-disabling ischemic stroke symptoms within 4.5 h of ischemic stroke symptom onset. However, it is hard f...

Kidney function predicts the risk of asymptomatic peripheral arterial disease in a Chinese community-based population.

Feb 04, 2020

Lower-extremity peripheral arterial disease (PAD) can predict the risk of subsequent cardiovascular disease (CVD) and all-cause mortality. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) as a precursor of CVD has been p...

Potential herb-drug interactions in community-dwelling older adults in China: the Shanghai Aging Study.

Feb 04, 2020

Potential herb-drug interactions (pHDIs) often go unrecognized, and little is known about the prevalence of pHDIs in older adults.This study aimed to investigate the prevalence of pHDIs in community-d...

Antihypertensive Effectiveness of Perindopril Arginine and Indapamide Single-Pill Combination According to Body Mass Index: Findings from the FORSAGE Study.

Feb 04, 2020

Overweight and obesity are increasing worldwide and are associated with an increased risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD). The aim of this study was to examine the burden of CVD risk factors among no...

[Characteristics of single subcortical small infarction in the middle cerebral artery territory].

Feb 04, 2020

To investigate the characteristics and possible mechanisms of differtent stroke patterns of single subcortical small infarction (SSSI) in the middle cerebral artery (MCA) territory. The clinical and...

Five-Year Outcomes of Transcatheter or Surgical Aortic-Valve Replacement.

Jan 30, 2020

There are scant data on long-term clinical outcomes and bioprosthetic-valve function after transcatheter aortic-valve replacement (TAVR) as compared with surgical aortic-valve replacement in patients ...

Rise in Low-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol during Hospitalization is Related with Poor Outcome at Discharge in Patients with Acute Ischemic Stroke.

Jan 30, 2020

The statistical association between a short-term rise in low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) levels and the short-term outcome of acute ischemic stroke remains unknown. We aimed to evaluate th...

Seventy-five years of cardiovascular rehabilitation in Mexico.

Jan 24, 2020

Patients suffering from cardiovascular disease require comprehensive medical attention that involves therapies and procedures necessary to reintegrate them optimally to their personal, family, work, a...

Lipid Lowering Treatment and Eligibility for PCSK9 Inhibition in Post-Myocardial Infarction Patients in Italy: Insights from Two Contemporary Nationwide Registries.

Jan 24, 2020

The current use of lipid lowering therapies and the eligibility for proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin-9 (PCSK9) inhibitors of patients surviving a myocardial infarction (MI) is poorly known.Using...

First Generic Applications of Eliquis Approved

Dec 26, 2019

THURSDAY, Dec. 26, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first generics of Eliquis (apixaban) tablets, the agency announced Monday. The generic applica...