Tag Archive: hospitalizations

Jun 01

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first wireless implantable hemodynamic monitoring system for patients with heart failure

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first wireless implantable hemodynamic monitoring system for patients with heart failure, on account of reasonable assurance that the device is safe and effective for heart–failure management and reducing the rate of heart–failure–related hospitalizations.

Apr 11

A new study presented at EuroHeartCare 2014 has reported that poor sleep may increase hospitalizations two-fold in patients with heart failure

A new study presented at EuroHeartCare 2014 has reported that poor sleep may increase hospitalizations two-fold in patients with heart failure. Researchers at the University Hospital of Linköping, Sweden included 499 patients hospitalized for heart failure. 43% of these patients had sleep problems at discharge from the initial hospitalization and 30% had continued sleep problems …

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Mar 22

A novel US analysis taken from the Nationwide Inpatient Sample has revealed that maternal cardiac arrest during childbirth is an extremely rare event

A novel US analysis taken from the Nationwide Inpatient Sample has revealed that maternal cardiac arrest during childbirth is an extremely rare event, occurring in approximately one in 12,000 deliveries despite the perception it may be on the rise because of more and more women with congenital heart conditions now having children. The report appears …

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Feb 10

Daily low–dose aspirin, defined as 75 mg/day, was followed by a 42% mortality reduction over several years in a cohort of patients participating in a heart-failure disease-management program

Daily low–dose aspirin, defined as 75 mg/day, was followed by a 42% mortality reduction over several years in a cohort of patients participating in a heart-failure disease-management program. Aspirin prolonged survival regardless of whether patients had a standard aspirin indication, such as ischemic heart disease, peripheral vascular disease, or stroke, reported investigators in their study, …

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