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Late presenters with STEMI may benefit from primary PCI

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) who present 12 to 24 hours after onset of symptoms should be considered for reperfusion by primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), researchers from Poland suggest in the December 31st online American Journal of...

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Arterial grafts no better in the short term than veins for CABG

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - During the first year after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG), patency rates are similar for radial artery grafts and saphenous vein grafts, study findings suggest. However, diabetic patients did better with saphenous vein grafts than with radial artery grafts, the authors...

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Vernakalant bests amiodarone for recent-onset atrial fibrillation

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - For conversion of recent-onset atrial fibrillation, vernakalant acted more rapidly and was more effective than amiodarone in an international study. As reported in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology online January 10th, more than 50% of vernakalant patients in...