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Omega-3 fatty acids increase platelet response to clopidogrel

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Adding omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) to dual antiplatelet therapy after stent implantation boosts patients’ platelet response, investigators in Poland report. The P2Y12 reactivity index was significantly lower after 1 month of treatment with omega-3 ethyl...

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Pacemaker upgrade improves systolic function

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Upgrading traditional 2 chamber cardiac pacemakers to modern 3 chamber pacemakers — cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) devices — improves left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF), researchers reported online March 16th in the European Heart Journal. Chronic...

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Ambulatory telemetry useful for detecting life-threatening arrhythmias

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Ambulatory telemetry can provide lifesaving information that is unavailable with other modalities, new research suggests. More than 26,000 patients with routine clinical indications – such as atrial fibrillation, conduction system disturbances, or syncope — wore...