• Low Glucose Levels Found in Obese, Type 2 Diabetes Patients

    One year ago - By Medindia Health

    It is important to control blood glucose levels, too high sugar levels for longer period of time increases the risk of developing diabetes complications.
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  • Mortality rates reasonable among high-risk EVAR patients

    Mortality rates reasonable among high-risk EVAR patients

    One year ago - By Healio

    Patients considered high risk for open aneurysm repair had a low mortality rate after endovascular aneurysm repair, despite previously reported results from the EVAR 2 trial.
    According to data published in the Journal of Vascular Therapy, high-risk EVAR patients can undergo EVAR with a low rate of 30-day mortality; however, renal dysfunction and other comorbidities increase risk.
    “EVAR, considered by some to be the standard of care for infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysms, provides an alternative, often safer AAA treatment option for high-risk patients unfit for open repair,”
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