• Rare DNA variants linked to sudden cardiac death

    23 days ago - By News Medical

    Sudden cardiac death affects 220,000 U.S. adults annually, most of whom have no prior symptoms of a heart issue.
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  • GALILEO: Rivaroxaban raises death, thrombotic, bleeding risk vs. antiplatelet therapy after TAVR

    24 days ago - By Healio

    PHILADELPHIA - Among patients who underwent successful transcatheter aortic valve replacement and were not on chronic oral anticoagulation, rivaroxaban was linked to higher risk for death/thromboembolic complications and bleeding compared with antiplatelet therapy, according to results from the GALILEO trial.
    In the GALILEO 4D substudy, rivaroxaban was linked to a lower rate of abnormalities related to subclinical leaflet thrombosis compared with antiplatelet therapy.
    Both studies were presented at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions and published
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  • HIV Infection Linked to Sudden Cardiac Death Risk

    HIV Infection Linked to Sudden Cardiac Death Risk

    24 days ago - By Medindia Health

    Living with HIV with detectable virus was linked to a larger effect on QT interval variation than any other cardiovascular disease risk factor included in the study, except for diabetes.
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