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CNS Acute Stroke Care Symposium to Be Held in Houston on June 24

The Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) is proud to announce the Houston CNS Acute Stroke Care Symposium on June 24.

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National Clinical Study of TAVR Procedure in Low-Risk Patients Launched

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The Valley Heart and Vascular Institute has been selected as 1 of just 10 hospitals – and the only hospital in New Jersey – to participate in a nationwide study investigating a minimally invasive aortic valve replacement procedure for individuals with aortic stenosis.

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Sick Kids Live Longer, but Brain Function May Suffer

Hundreds of thousands of children with chronic illnesses who used to die are now surviving their disease and treatment—which is amazing. But their brains are being damaged in the process of keeping them alive. This first ever research quantifies the IQ impact of six main illnesses and looks and the common threads that connect them. It also takes next steps on how psychologists can team up with surgeons/oncologists, etc. to help treat kids and their parents, so they can thrive in school and life.

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Study: Long-Term Use of Aspirin Doesn’t Lower Risk of Stroke in Some Patients with Atrial Fibrillation

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A new study by researchers at the Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute in Salt Lake City found that using long-term aspirin therapy to prevent strokes among patients who are considered to be at low risk for stroke may not be effective as previously thought.

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Penn Medicine Electrophysiologist to Receive Distinguished Teacher Award From Heart Rhythm Society

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Francis Marchlinski, MD, FHRS, director of Electrophysiology for the University of Pennsylvania Health System (UPHS), has been selected to receive the Distinguished Teacher Award from the Heart Rhythm Society, the leading international professional organization for cardiac arrhythmia professionals.

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Delayed Use of Blood Thinners for Atrial Fibrillation Patients Increases Their Risk of Dementia

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A new study has found that dementia rates increase when anticoagulation treatment is delayed for patients with atrial fibrillation, the most common heart arrhythmia in the world that affects more than 2.7 million American adults.

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Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation Proven Safe and Effective for Patients with Congenital Heart Disease, Penn Study Finds

In a new study presented today at the Heart Rhythm Society’s 38th Annual Scientific Session in Chicago, researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania have found that CHD patients—even with complex defects—can safely undergo ablation for AF, with similar success rates as patients with normal hearts.

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Study Reveals Prevalence of Women with Heart Disease Delivering Babies Is Increasing

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A study of more than 80,000 women with heart disease from 2003 to 2012 reveals that the prevalence of women with heart disease delivering babies increased by 24 percent over that 10-year period.

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TVT 2017 Agenda Now Available

The agenda for the TVT (Transcatheter Valve Therapies) is now available online: http://www.crf.org/tvt/the-conference/agenda. TVT 2017 is a practical three-day course featuring the latest research and state-of-the-art techniques for transcatheter aortic and mitral valve therapies. For 10 years, TVT has provided healthcare professionals with the latest advances, tools, and techniques for the treatment of valvular heart disease using nonsurgical procedures.







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