At study start, 21% of the more than 7,000 EMPA-REG OUTCOME trial participants had existing peripheral artery disease.
AHA 2017 Scientific Sessions
Noninvasive testing with CCTA or stress testing also leads to more radiation exposure, greater cost
Analysis showed that patients with more recent heart attacks experienced substantial risk reductions.
“Clinicians are seeing more heart failure with meth use, suggesting heart failure due to methamphetamine use could be a new epidemic,” said lead author, Marin Nishimura, MD, in a statement.
In 2013 the U.S. government asked the AHA and ACC to draft new guidelines for blood pressure management.
The combined endpoint evaluated was the time to event of atrial fibrillation, ventricular arrhythmia, heart failure, myectomy, ICD implant, or sudden cardiac arrest.
Apixaban is a substrate of P-glycoprotein and P-glycoprotein inhibition increases drug exposure.
Data from the Duke University Health System (DUHS) electronic health records were used to identify patients with both diabetes and heart failure.
Myopathy is frequently cited as a reason for statin therapy cessation.
End-stage renal disease patients on dialysis with atrial fibrillation are at high risk for thrombotic complications.
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