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Research & Reviews  130 results

Outcomes of kidney transplantation in patients with prosthetic heart valves.
https://doi.org/10.1111/tri.14008
Transplant International : Official Journal of the Europe... Ouahmi H, Moceri P et. al.

Aug 24th, 2021 - The number of kidney transplant candidates with prosthetic heart valves (PHVs) is increasing. Yet, outcomes of kidney transplantation in these patients are still unclear. This is the first report of post-transplant outcomes in patients with PHVs a...

Successful treatment of acute promyelocytic leukemia in a patient with prosthetic heart...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8094532
Journal of Medical Case Reports; Haghighat S, Rezvani A et. al.

May 5th, 2021 - Although life-threatening hemorrhage is a usual manifestation of acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL), thrombotic events seem to be more common in APL compared to other subtypes of acute leukemia. The treatment and prophylaxis of thrombosis are cont...

Neurologic complications of implantable devices.
https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-819814-8.00019-6
Handbook of Clinical Neurology; Ortiz Garcia JG, Nathan S et. al.

Feb 27th, 2021 - Technologies for repairing cardiac structures or sustaining cardiac function with implantable devices have helped patients with an ever-expanding array of cardiac conditions. Patients are surviving and thriving with cardiac conditions that would f...

Neurologic complications of nonrheumatic valvular heart disease.
https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-819814-8.00003-2
Handbook of Clinical Neurology; Cruz-Flores S

Feb 27th, 2021 - Valvular heart disease (VHD) is frequently associated with neurologic complications. Cerebral embolism is the most common, since thrombus formation results from the abnormalities in the valvular surfaces and the anatomic and physiologic changes as...

Sex-based difference in anticoagulated patients with mechanical prosthetic heart valves...
https://doi.org/10.1111/ijcp.14064
International Journal of Clinical Practice; Pastori D, Poli D et. al.

Feb 4th, 2021 - Vitamin K antagonists (VKAs) reduce thromboembolism in patients with mechanical prosthetic heart valves (MPHV). It is unclear whether a sex-based difference in MPHV patients regarding valve site, anticoagulation quality, and mortality risk does ex...

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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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News  15 results

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...

Switch to Oral Antibiotics Safe in Left-Sided Endocarditis, Slashes LOS
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/901325

Aug 29th, 2018 - MUNICH — The largest randomized, controlled trial in infective endocarditis has shown that stabilized patients with left-sided endocarditis can be safely switched from intravenous to oral antibiotics — sparing them weeks of in-hospital treatment. ...

2012 Drug Safety Communications
https://www.fda.gov/Drugs/DrugSafety/ucm287414.htm

Pradaxa (dabigatran etexilate mesylate) should not be used in patients with mechanical prosthetic heart valves 12/19/2012 Serious skin reactions after combination treatment with the Hepatitis C drug Incivek (telaprevir), peginterferon alfa, and ri...

Apixaban in Some Kinds of "Valvular" AF: Support From ARISTOTLE
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/847694

Jul 9th, 2015 - SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL — An analysis of a subset of patients in the Apixaban for Reduction in Stroke and Other Thromboembolic Events in Atrial Fibrillation (ARISTOTLE) trial who had valvular heart disease revealed that apixaban (Eliquis, Bristol-Myers ...

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