Ambulatorio Medis, C.C. Santa Fe. Consultorio 2.
Caracas, Venezuela.



Categoría: Cardiovascular disease

CT-Derived fractional flow reserve reduces unnecessary caths in stable CAD

The use of a diagnostic strategy with fractional flow reserve (FFR) derived from computed tomography (CT) significantly reduces the number of patients requiring invasive coronary angiography, with investigators reporting that a large percentage of scheduled diagnostic catheterizations were safely canceled after functional and anatomic information was obtained from FFRCT.

Again #Digoxin is safe in heart-failure patients with AF

The use of digoxin was associated with a slightly improved survival but no difference in rate of rehospitalization in a new study based on a nationwide propensity-matched cohort of Danish patients with heart failure and atrial fibrillation (AF). Lead author Dr Christian Madelaire (Gentofte University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark) presented these findings in an oral session […]