Diabetes

Incretin tied to better outcomes in NOCS-diabetes

(HealthDay)—Incretin treatment appears to improve non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI) outcomes in patients with type 2 diabetes and non-obstructive coronary artery stenosis (NOCS), according to a study published ...

Cardiology

STS: SAVR still excellent option for intermediate-risk seniors

(HealthDay)—For intermediate-risk elderly patients, surgical aortic valve replacement (SAVR) remains a safe and effective way to treat aortic stenosis, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the Society ...

Cardiology

Results of the ADVISE II trial presented

A new study supports the use of instantaneous wave-free ratio (iFR), to simplify assessment and determine the severity of coronary artery disease. ADVISE II findings were presented today at the 25th annual Transcatheter Cardiovascular ...

Cardiology

Study assesses impact of lesion severity on coronary event risk

(HealthDay) -- Contrary to previous evidence, angiographic lesion severity may predict subsequent risk of ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) within three months, according to a study published in the July ...

Cardiology

CV autonomic neuropathy risk for CVD despite albumin status

(HealthDay) -- Cardiovascular autonomic neuropathy (CAN) appears to affect the risk of cardiovascular disease even in type 1 diabetes patients with normal albumin excretion rates, according to a study published online April ...

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