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Apixaban appears safer than rivaroxaban, warfarin in cirrhosis with atrial fibrillation

Patients who initiated rivaroxaban or warfarin had significantly higher rates of major hemorrhagic events than those taking apixaban, a retrospective study of U.S. patients with cirrhosis and nonvalvular atrial fibrillation found.
9 Jul 2024

Parsing periop predicaments

Due to a lack of evidence for best perioperative procedures, clinicians have debated for decades how to address circumstances such as stroke or atrial fibrillation.
1 Jul 2024

Routine electrocardiogram screening may help find patients at high CVD risk

A study of more than 3.5 million working-age adults in Japan found that minor abnormalities on a baseline electrocardiogram were associated with the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) events during a median follow-up of 5.5 years.
9 Jul 2024

Troubleshooting tips for cervical cancer screening

Two experts advise physicians on cervical cancer screening, dealing with issues from sampling technique to confusing guidelines.
1 Jul 2024

Timing of stroke treatment, preventive therapies presented at stroke meeting

Results of multiple studies examining transfers of acute stroke patients for thrombectomy, delayed use of thrombolysis plus thrombectomy or tenecteplase, and anticoagulation for secondary prevention after cryptogenic stroke were reported at the International Stroke Conference.
13 Feb 2024

Boston welcomes Internal Medicine Meeting 2024

This issue features coverage of Internal Medicine Meeting 2024.
1 Jul 2024

Two speech therapies appear effective, cost-effective for chronic aphasia after stroke

A recent Australian trial found that high-intensity aphasia therapy outperformed usual care and proved cost-effective due to improvements in patient outcomes, measured in quality-adjusted life-years.
20 Feb 2024

COVID-19 vaccines not associated with stroke risk, study finds

Concomitant vaccination against COVID-19 and influenza was associated with a very small increase in stroke risk, likely driven by the flu vaccine, according to the analysis of more than 5 million vaccinated Medicare beneficiaries.
26 Mar 2024

Bringing postpartum care to primary care

To improve maternal outcomes in the United States, increased collaboration and communication between obstetrics/gynecology and primary care are crucial, experts stress.
1 Jun 2024

Study of DAPT after TIA or minor stroke finds high-risk subgroup benefits more, has higher bleeding rates

The absolute but not the relative efficacy of dual antiplatelet therapy (DAPT) over aspirin varied by stroke risk among patients who had already had a transient ischemic attack (TIA) or minor ischemic stroke.
9 Jan 2024

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