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Uninterrupted anticoagulation may be safe during coronary angiography

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Results of a meta-analysis indicate that anticoagulation may not need to be interrupted in patients undergoing elective coronary angiography. However, the quality of the evidence is not sufficient to be definitive, the researchers conclude. Dr. James D. Douketis, with...

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Lower CVD risk seen with exenatide therapy for type 2 diabetes

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The GLP-1 receptor agonist exenatide used to treat type 2 diabetes is associated with a lower risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) events, compared with other glucose-lowering treatments, according to findings reported in Diabetes Care online October 7. Dr. Jennie H. Best, with...

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Pros and cons of carotid stenting versus carotid endarterectomy delineated

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – For patients with significant carotid artery stenosis, undergoing carotid artery stenting (CAS) carries a higher risk of death or stroke than does carotid endarterectomy (CEA). On the other hand, the risk of MI or cranial nerve injury is higher with endarterectomy than with...