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ALLMedicine™ Prosthetic Heart Valves Center

Research & Reviews  150 results

Bleeding and mortality risk in patients implanted with mechanical prosthetic heart valv...
https://doi.org/10.1080/09537104.2022.2026909
Platelets Menichelli D, Poli D et. al.

Jan 14th, 2022 - Previous studies showed that mechanical prosthetic heart valve (MPHV) patients may develop thrombocytopenia, but its association with clinical outcomes has not been investigated. We enrolled 1,663 patients with available platelet count from the mu...

Impact of Heparin Preadministration for Detection of Prosthetic Valve Endocarditis With...
https://doi.org/10.1097/RLU.0000000000004039
Clinical Nuclear Medicine; Soydas Turan B, Bozkurt MF

Jan 14th, 2022 - A 57-year-old woman with history of aortic and mitral valves replacement was referred to FDG PET/CT before valvular prosthesis renewal surgery. First FDG PET/CT was suboptimal for interpretation due to prominent physiological myocardial FDG uptake...

Prosthetic Heart Valves Medication
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/780702-medication

Jan 3rd, 2022 - Medication Summary Antibiotics, vasodilators, inotropic agents, and anticoagulants are the therapeutic agents most commonly used in heart-valve complications. Next: Vasodilators Class Summary A significant portion of cardiac output is regurgitated...

Prosthetic Heart Valves Treatment & Management
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/780702-treatment

Jan 3rd, 2022 - Approach Considerations In patients with acute valvular failure, diagnostic studies must be performed simultaneously with resuscitative efforts. Initiate arrangements for transfer to a center with cardiac surgical capabilities in patients presenti...

Prosthetic Heart Valves Clinical Presentation
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/780702-clinical

Jan 3rd, 2022 - History In patients with malfunctioning prosthetic heart valves, symptoms are dependent on the type of valve, its location, and the nature of the complication. With valvular breakage or dehiscence, failure often occurs acutely with rapid hemodynam...

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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  33 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  4 results

The Study of Biological Prosthetic Heart Valves With the "Easy Change" System
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04442100

Oct 6th, 2021 - The study of new biological heart valves with the "easy change" system, including an assessment of the basic hemodynamic characteristics of the prosthesis, complications associated with valve implantation, and general mortality

Early Versus Late Post Caesarean Section Oral Anticoagulation Initiation and Risk of Maternal Complications in Patients With Mechanical Heart Valve Prosthesis
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04855110

Apr 22nd, 2021 - -Background and Rationale: Cardiac valve replacement surgery has saved the lives of hundreds of thousands of patients with acquired (e.g. rheumatic) or congenital cardiac disorders (McLintock, 2011). Pregnancy induces a state of hypercoagulability...

Hemorrhage Following Small Polyp Resection in the Colon in Anticoagulated Patients
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02375646

Mar 2nd, 2015 - Oral anti thrombotic medications are commonly prescribed for patients with venous thromboembolism, chronic atrial fibrillation, prosthetic heart valves, etc. As gastrointestinal endoscopy in often required in these patients, one should consider th...

Evaluation of Maternal and Fetal Outcomes in Pregnancies in Women With Prosthetic Heart Valves
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00329290

Feb 8th, 2013 - Title of Project: Evaluation of Maternal and Fetal Outcomes in Pregnancies in Women with Prosthetic Heart Valves Specific Aims and Purpose of this Descriptive Study Evaluate the outcome of pregnancy in women with mechanical/bioprosthetic heart val...

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News  26 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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