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Endovascular repair improves aortic remodeling in type B aortic dissection

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) improves aortic remodeling in patients with stable dissection of the descending aorta, but it remains unclear whether long-term outcomes are improved, say the INSTEAD trial...

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Body mass index predicts left atrial thrombus in atrial fibrillation

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – In patients with atrial fibrillation, a body mass index (BMI) of 27.0 kg/meters-squared or higher increases the risk for left atrial/left atrial appendage (LA/LAA) thrombi, according to a report in the December 15th American...

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Omalizumab helps control refractory allergic asthma in children

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – When allergic asthma in children can’t be controlled with medium- to high-dose corticosteroids, add-on omalizumab is effective and well tolerated, new research shows. Omalizumab is approved for inadequately...