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Reduced Heparin During PCI

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention for acute coronary syndrome initially treated with the synthetic factor Xa inhibitor fondaparinux do not have significantly lower rates of bleeding if they receive a...

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Not All Patients with VRE Need Isolation

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – While contact isolation precautions are recommended for all patients colonized or infected with vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE), a European study shows that isolation is unnecessary for those with VRE of genotype...

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Age Not A Barrier to STEMI Intervention

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Very elderly patients with ST-segment elevation MI can do quite well with successful primary percutaneous intervention, as long they aren’t in cardiogenic shock at presentation, an Italian study shows. The findings come...