Tag Archive: cerebrovascular disease

Jul 24

Assessing the clinical profile and prognosis in patients with heart failure with recovered ejection fraction

A recent study evaluated whether patients with heart failure who recover left ventricular ejection fraction (Rec-HF) have a distinct clinical profile and prognosis in contrast to those with heart failure and reduced left ventricular ejection fraction or heart failure and preserved left ventricular ejection fraction. The results printed in the journal of Cardiology showed that …

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Jun 28

Efficacy of pioglitazone in preventing diabetes and improving cardiovascular outcomes

According to a study presented at the 76th Scientific Sessions of the ADA and published in The New England Journal of Medicine, pioglitazone showed its efficacy in reducing the risk of type 2 diabetes by 52% in non-diabetic (especially individuals with pre-diabetes), insulin-resistant people with Cerebrovascular disease. The investigators stated that pioglitazone appears to be …

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Feb 07

ECHO underused

A study published in the February 9, 2016 issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology ‘U.S. Hospital Use of Echocardiography Insights From the Nationwide Inpatient Sample’ by Alexander Papolos and colleagues has suggested that contrary to the popular perception and as claimed, echocardiography is actually ‘grossly underused’ in US hospitals during hospitalization …

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