News from the FDA/CDC

FDA approves implantable therapy for PAH

PAH patients now have access to an implantable system designed to help supply blood to the lungs and keep a patient’s blood pressure within a...

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Elderly at highest CV risk get short-statined

“Older patients who have ASCVD are actually the group at highest risk of events, yet they’re the least likely to receive a high-intensity statin...

From the Journals

Influenza: All that and MI too

Admissions for myocardial infarction spike after laboratory-confirmed flu infection.

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HRS: Consider ablation for asymptomatic atrial fib

ORLANDO – The Heart Rhythm Society’s revised atrial fibrillation consensus statement said ablation of asymptomatic cases may be considered.