AHA Scientific Sessions 2019: Early results from the EVAPORATE study suggest promise for icosapent ethyl as add-on therapy in patients with high TGs already taking statins.
AHA Scientific Sessions 2019: Semi-annual injection of the novel agent inclisiran in the ORION-10 trial decreased LDL-C by 56% in patients with ASCVD on maximal statin therapy.
AHA Scientific Sessions 2019: Post-TAVR use of rivaroxaban is not recommended for routine use among patients with no indication for anticoagulation.
AHA Scientific Sessions 2019: In SIHD patients with moderate-severe ischemia, initial revascularization + OMT compared to OMT alone did not reduce the risk for adverse CV outcomes
SAN ANTONIO - Follow-up after abnormal FIT increased the number of patients completing recommended colonoscopy and reduced the interval between FIT results and procedure.
SAN ANTONIO - A new automatic system had an overall sensitivity of 88% and a 98.4% specificity for polyp detection; study results were presented Sunday at the ACG 2019 Scientific Sessions.
SAN ANTONIO - New research shows that nearly 40% of missed colonoscopies is due to a patient's difficulty in understanding bowel preparation.
Potential Association Observed Between Bariatric Surgery and Increase in Obesity-Related CRC Resections
SAN ANTONIO - A national analysis has revealed an increase in the rate of colorectal cancer resections occurring after bariatric surgery.
Once again, the USPSTF finds no net benefit to screening asymptomatic persons for COPD. Draft recommendation is available for comment.
Reductions in mortality, need for life support, hospital stays, and other measures should win this drug class serious consideration, study authors say.