Research

DOACs May be More Effective than Warfarin for Valvular AFib

March 30, 2021

An analysis of claims data by investigators at University of Pennsylvania indicates DOACs were associated with a 36% lower risk of stroke or systemic embolism and was also associated with a reduction in risk of major bleeding.

Abdominal Aortic Calcification Tied to 80% Increase in Risk of CV Events, Death

January 18, 2021

Results from a systematic review and meta-analysis of more than 50 studies assessing cardiovascular risk with levels of abdominal aortic calcification indicate increased AAC was linked to 80% increase in risk of cardiovascular events and cardiovascular death.