FDA approval is based on results of the phase III THALES trial, in which DAPT with ticagrelor and aspirin for 30 days reduced the rate of stroke and death by 17% vs aspirin alone.
"Beyond hypertension, higher BPV is a major clinical predictor of cognitive impairment and dementia," conclude authors of a new study.
Home blood pressure monitoring, performed accurately, is the key to data that will guide optimal hypertension treatment. Dr Naomi Fisher talks with Patient Care.
That depends, as suggested by results of the CASTLE-AF study, presented at ESC Congress 2017, in Barcelona, Spain.
Diagnosis of atrial fibrillation via handheld iECG monitor looks promising but can we pay for it yet?
Mr Smith is 66-years-old. How would you treat his arrhythmia? What would you choose for anticoagulation?
Digoxin is used in nearly 30% of patients with AF but has never been studied for safety/efficacy in this population, until now.
Is exercise safe in HF patients who have AF? Results of the HF-ACTION study are summarized in this short slide show.