Tag: heart disease

BioVentrix Announces The 1st Revivent TC TransCatheter Ventricular Enhancement Procedure For Ischemic Cardiomyopathy Treatment At The University Heart Center Zurich In Switzerland

SAN RAMON, Calif., and ZURICH, Sept. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — BioVentrix, Inc. a pioneer of technologies and procedures for less invasive treatment of heart failure (HF), today announced the first clinical use of its closed-chest Revivent TC TransCatheter Ventricular Enhancement System at the University […]

Bayer (BAY) Release: In Canadian-Led Phase III Clinical Study, Xarelto® When Combined With ASA Significantly Lowered The Combined Risk Of Stroke, Cardiovascular Death, And Heart Attack In Patients With Chronic Coronary Or Peripheral Artery Disease By 24%

  Bleeding rates were low, and while major bleeding was increased, notably, there was no significant increase in intracranial or fatal bleeding1. This combination regimen demonstrated a substantial improvement in net clinical benefit of 20%1. Data from Canadian-led COMPASS study, […]

Androgen Deprivation Therapy Associated with Higher Risk of Heart Failure in Men with Early-Stage Prostate Cancer

PASADENA, Calif., Aug. 24, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Men with localized prostate cancer who received androgen deprivation therapy, a hormone treatment, were at significantly higher risk of heart failure than men who did not receive this therapy, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published […]

Treating Lymphatic Fluid Leaks Improves Severe Protein Loss in Patients with Single-ventricle Heart Disease

NEWS PROVIDED BY Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia 10:00 ET PHILADELPHIA, June 29, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Focusing on a rare but devastating complication in patients with single-ventricle heart disease, a research team has revealed the role of leakage from the liver’s lymphatic system, and used […]