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An Update on CAD in Women

Coronary artery disease (CAD) is the leading cause of mortality for men and women in the United...

Heart Attack Patients Not Receiving Evidence-Based Treatment

Among patients with acute myocardial infarction, a large analysis has found that four variables appear to be significantly associated with greater adherence in at least four of six treatment adherence measures. These variables...

Women & Peripheral Arterial Disease: A Call to Action

About 8 million people in the United States have peripheral artery disease (PAD), a condition that, if left untreated, increases heart attack and stroke risks, severely limits walking ability, and causes tissue death requiring...

The 2012 ASMBS Annual Meeting

New research was recently presented at the 2012 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery, or the ASMBS, from June 17-22 in San Diego. The features below highlight just some of the studies that...

Discharging Patients After Elective PCI

Among Medicare recipients, PCI is one of the most commonly performed cardiac procedures in the United States, with more than 1 million procedures being performed each year. Research has shown that the risks associated with PCI...



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