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Heart Failure Prevalent in First-Degree Relatives of Women with Peripartum Cardiomyopathy

Women with validated diagnosis of peripartum cardiomyopathy (PPCM) more frequently had a first-degree relative with heart failure (HF) as compared...

11 Jul, 2019

 
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Bariatric Surgery Cuts down the Risk of Future HF in Severely Obese

Severely obese individuals who underwent bariatric surgery had a 35% lower risk of developing heart failure (HF) as compared to their counterparts...

10 Jul, 2019

 
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Treatment with Lower than Recommended Dose of NOAC Increases the Risk Ischemic Cerebrovascular Events in AF Patients

Amongst atrial fibrillation (AF) patients treated with non–vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants (NOACs) for stroke prevention, those receiving...

03 Jul, 2019

 
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Statins Reduce the Attenuation of Epicardial Adipose Tissue Irrespective of Lipid Lowering

High epicardial adipose tissue (EAT) attenuation (Hounsfield units ), a marker of inflammation, may promote atherosclerosis, thus increasing the...

02 Jul, 2019

 
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Key Trials

SMART-DATE Trial: Long-Term DAPT-The Standard of Care for ACS Patients Undergoing PCI with DES

The SMART-DATE trial recommends that ACS patients undergoing PCI with DES be treated with prolonged DAPT (at least 12 months) rather than short-term...

Long Term Treatment with Riociguat Sustains Clinical Benefits for upto One Year in CTPH

Long-term treatment with riociguat had a favorable benefit-risk profile in patients with inoperable chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (...

VERDICT Trial: A Head-to-Head Comparison of Early vs. Standard Care Invasive Strategy in NTSE-ACS Patients

The VERDICT trial compared the long-term clinical outcomes following an early invasive coronary evaluation strategy vs. the standard invasive...

Six Months vs. Twelve Months of DAPT in Event-Free STEMI Patients after Primary PCI with Second Generation DES

The study demonstrated six months of DAPT to be non-superior to 12 months of DAPT in STEMI patients who remain event free after primary PCI with...

Slide Library

Medical Management Strategy of CTEPH: Role of Riociguat

Riociguat, a stimulator of soluble guanylate cyclase, has been globally approved for the treatment of PAH and inoperable CTEPH and persistent/...

 
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Macitentan: 1st ERA Proven to Reduce Morbidity and Mortality in PAH

Macitentan is an orally active, potent, tissue targeting ERA that is indicated for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). It is the...

 
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Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension

Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH) is the presence of mean pulmonary artery pressure (mPAP) ≥ 25 mmHg following an episode of...

 
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Diabetic Dyslipidemia

Dyslipidemia is one of the key risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD) in diabetes mellitus. This slide set provides information on the...

 
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Our Publications

Mexohar (Mexiletine) Monograph

About 5% of patients with cardiac arrhythmias or with heart failure are diagnosed with a ventricular tachycardia. Recurrent Ventricular Tachycardia...

Gutron (Midodrine hydrochloride) Monograph

Orthostatic Hypotension is common in elderly (>70 years of age) and can also occur secondary to neuropathy like in diabetes or central lesions...

Azmarda (Sacubitril/Valsartan) FAQs

This booklet on frequently asked questions on sacubitril/valsartan, the first-in-class angiotensin receptor neprilysin inhibitor (ARNI) provides...

Retefast (Reteplase) Datasheet

This datasheet provides an overview on the pharmacology, clinical efficacy, safety, indications and dosage of reteplase.

Patient Education

Understanding Angioplasty

Angioplasty is a life-saving procedure to open up blocked or narrowed blood vessels. This document gives a brief idea about the procedure.

Understanding Obesity

This document explains what is obesity, what is the impact of obesity on overall health and what are the benefits of weight loss. 

Hypertension

Know more about the risk factors, associated ill-effects and tips for management of hypertension or high blood pressure. 

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What percent of your patients who need oral anticoagulation, receive warfarin?
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28% (5 votes)
20-40%
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70-80%
28% (5 votes)
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6% (1 vote)
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