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Research & Reviews  155 results

Perioperative Anticoagulation Management
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/285265-overview

May 6th, 2022 - Definition of Problem In performing noncardiac surgery on patients on anticoagulation, the major concern is when it is safe to perform surgery without increasing the risk of hemorrhage or increasing the risk of thromboembolism (eg, venous, arteria...

Perioperative Anticoagulation Management
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/285265-overview

May 6th, 2022 - Definition of Problem In performing noncardiac surgery on patients on anticoagulation, the major concern is when it is safe to perform surgery without increasing the risk of hemorrhage or increasing the risk of thromboembolism (eg, venous, arteria...

Conduction system pacing in prosthetic heart valves.
https://doi.org/10.1007/s10840-022-01228-7 10.21037/jtd.2019.07.27 10.1016/j.jacc.2019.08.1064 10.1016/j.jacc.2018.02.048 10.1016/j.hrthm.2019.05.011 10.1016/0197-2456(86)90046-2 10.1136/bmj.d5928 10.1016/j.hrthm.2016.09.016 10.1016/j.jacep.2020.02.010 10.1111/jce.14371 10.1002/clc.23413 10.1111/jce.15153 10.3389/fcvm.2021.705124 10.3389/fcvm.2021.772548 10.1111/pace.12904 10.1016/j.hrthm.2019.06.016 10.1111/jce.14064 10.1111/pace.14351 10.3389/fcvm.2021.645947
Journal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology : an ... Shah K, Williamson BD et. al.

Apr 27th, 2022 - There has been increasing interest in physiologic pacing techniques that directly activate the specialized conduction system. We aimed to assess outcomes of conduction system pacing (CSP) in patients with prosthetic heart valves. This systematic r...

Occult prosthetic aortic valve endocarditis caused by Propionibacterium acnes: a case r...
https://doi.org/10.1308/rcsann.2021.0334
Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England; Servito M, Fernández AL et. al.

Apr 22nd, 2022 - We present an unusual case of occult mechanical aortic valve endocarditis caused by Propionibacterium acnes (P. acnes), which occurred five years after the initial cardiac surgical procedure. The only potential source of this infection from the pa...

Multimodality imaging for prosthetic valves evaluation: Current understanding and futur...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pcad.2022.02.002
Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases; Carlson S, Habib G et. al.

Feb 21st, 2022 - The number of patients requiring heart valve surgery continues to increase with the growing life expectancy and expansion of both surgical and transcatheter valves. In patients with prosthetic heart valves (PHV), transthoracic echocardiography is ...

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Guidelines  3 results

Characteristics of surgical prosthetic heart valves and problems around labeling: A doc...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.04.001
The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery; Durko AP, Head SJ et. al.

May 16th, 2019 - Intraoperative surgical prosthetic heart valve (SHV) choice is a key determinant of successful surgery and positive postoperative outcomes. Currently, many controversies exist around the sizing and labeling of SHVs rendering the comparison of diff...

Computational Fluid Dynamics Assessment Associated with Transcatheter Heart Valve Prost...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6095731
Cardiovascular Engineering and Technology; Wei ZA, Sonntag SJ et. al.

Apr 21st, 2018 - The governing international standard for the development of prosthetic heart valves is International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 5840. This standard requires the assessment of the thrombus potential of transcatheter heart valve substitu...

Parenteral anticoagulants in heart disease: current status and perspectives (Section II...
https://doi.org/10.1160/TH12-06-0403
Thrombosis and Haemostasis; De Caterina R, Husted S et. al.

May 3rd, 2013 - Anticoagulants are a mainstay of cardiovascular therapy, and parenteral anticoagulants have widespread use in cardiology, especially in acute situations. Parenteral anticoagulants include unfractionated heparin, low-molecular-weight heparins, the ...

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Drugs  35 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  5 results

PERIOP 2 - A Safety and Effectiveness of LMWH vs Placebo Bridging Therapy for Patients on Long Term Warfarin Requiring Temporary Interruption of Warfarin.
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00432796

Feb 19th, 2020 - There are a growing number of patients who receive long-term warfarin therapy for the prevention of arterial thromboembolism. The current approach to the perioperative management of anticoagulation (i.e. "bridging therapy") with low molecular weig...

ATS 3f Enable(tm) Aortic Bioprosthesis, Model 6000
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01116024

Jun 26th, 2018 - The ATS 3f Enable Aortic Bioprosthesis is intended for those patients whose prognosis without surgical replacement of the diseased natural valve is unacceptably poor in terms of survival and/or quality of life in the opinion of the attending physi...

Comparison of Antithrombotic Treatments After Aortic Valve Replacement. Rivaroxaban: A New Antithrombotic Treatment for Patients With Mechanical Prosthetic Aortic Heart Valve.
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02128841

Nov 17th, 2017 - Background Although the overall incidence of complications associated with prosthetic cardiac valve implantation has decreased considerably since its introduction more than 3 decades ago, valvular thrombosis and systemic thromboembolism remain a m...

Anticoagulation Regimens in Pregnant Patients With Prosthetic Heart Valves
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02240927

Sep 16th, 2014 - Four different anticoagulant treatment regimens for pregnant patients with prosthetic heart valves have been described. In the first arm warfarin is stopped and enoxaparine is started in 1mg/kg dose twice a day which is monitored by weekly anti-Xa...

Patients Perception of Mechanical Heart Valve Sounds: Psychoacoustics and Quality of Life
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00362401

Sep 7th, 2009 - Patient's perception of mechanical heart valve sounds: psychoacoustics and quality of life Background: Approximately 90.000 mechanical prosthetic heart valves are implanted every year all over the world. They generate a clicking sound at closure, ...

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News  28 results

DOAC After Heart Valve Procedure?
https://www.medpagetoday.com/cardiology/chf/91528

Mar 8th, 2021 - Direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) are getting used off-label with prosthetic heart valves, even mechanical valves in some cases, a national registry showed. At least some valve patients were discharged with a DOAC prescription at 78.6% 0f the 1,0...

Weed a Blood Pressure Med? Too Many Statin Trials; Men Still Hold Guideline Reins
https://www.medpagetoday.com/cardiology/prevention/91121

Feb 9th, 2021 - Months of medical marijuana use lowered 24-hour blood pressure among older adults with hypertension in a prospective study. (European Journal of Internal Medicine) Thousands of redundant clinical trials on statins in China left thousands of partic...

POET: No Late Failure With Oral Antibiotic for Endocarditis
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/910731

Mar 21st, 2019 - NEW ORLEANS — Longer-term follow-up of stabilized patients with infective endocarditis in the left side of the heart shows no delayed treatment failure with a change from intravenous to early oral antibiotic treatment, sparing them weeks of in-hos...

Greater Risks With Post-TAVR Rivaroxaban Halt GALILEO Trial
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/903230

Oct 10th, 2018 - The phase 3 GALILEO trial has been terminated early after a preliminary analysis showed that rivaroxaban (Xarelto; Bayer/Janssen) was associated with an increase in all-cause death, thromboembolic events, and bleeding when given following successf...

Greater Risks With Post-TAVR Rivaroxaban Halt GALILEO Trial
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/903230

Oct 10th, 2018 - The phase 3 GALILEO trial has been terminated early after a preliminary analysis showed that rivaroxaban (Xarelto; Bayer/Janssen) was associated with an increase in all-cause death, thromboembolic events, and bleeding when given following successf...

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