Author | Nia Cason


Aspirin Does Little to Prevent Cardiovascular Disease

March 26, 2019

The American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association have updated treatment recommendations for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease. Among the recommendations:  Stop recommending aspirin to prevent CVD.

Aortic Stenosis Low-Risk Patients Benefit from Minimally Invasive Surgery

March 19, 2019

Death, stroke and re-hospitalizations were reduced by 46 percent in low-risk patients with severe aortic stenosis who opted for a minimally invasive procedure over open heart surgery to repair the aortic valve.

Optimal Treatment for Complex Afib Cases Excludes Aspirin

March 19, 2019

Atrial fibrillation patients at risk for acute coronary syndrome, stroke and blood clots have better outcomes with an antithrombotic regimen of apixaban without aspirin, researchers report.