Cardiology

In CAD with GI bleeding, higher mortality with triple therapy

(HealthDay)—For patients with lower gastrointestinal bleeding (LGIB) and coronary artery disease (CAD), triple therapy is associated with increased risk of mortality at 90 days after adjustment for confounding variables, ...

Cardiology

Risk up for triple Tx versus DAPT in DES implantation with A-fib

(HealthDay)—For patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) with drug-eluting stents (DES), atrial fibrillation (AF) is associated with increased risks, with no benefit and higher risk seen for triple therapy ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Most patients prefer oral dual therapy in chronic hepatitis C

(HealthDay)—For patients with chronic hepatitis C (CHC), most prefer oral therapy with sofosbuvir (SOF) and ribavirin (RBV) versus triple therapy involving pegylated interferon (PegIFN), according to a study published online ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Vonoprazan-based triple tx feasible for H. pylori

(HealthDay)—The potassium-competitive acid blocker vonoprazan-based triple therapy seems safe and effective compared with conventional proton pump inhibitor (PPI)-based triple therapy as first-line treatment against Helicobacter ...

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