Lifetime Exposure to High Systolic BP Associated With Heart Valve Disease
11 days ago - By Medindia Health
Elevated systolic blood pressure over a lifetime is a risk factor for major valvular heart disease. BP-lowering treatment can help prevent valvular heart disease.
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In AF, liver disease confers elevated bleeding risk after anticoagulation
11 days ago - By Healio
Major bleeding risk was elevated in patients with atrial fibrillation and a history of liver disease after the use of oral anticoagulants, according to findings published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.
Researchers also found that a history of liver disease did not alter the efficacy of edoxaban compared with warfarin.
Arman Qamar, MD, MPH, clinical fellow in the TIMI Study Group at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, and colleagues investigated the pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, clinical efficacy and safety of
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