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COPD Exacerbations in Those With CVD May Increase Heart Attack/Stroke Risk

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After an acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, people with a history of cardiovascular disease (CVD) or people at risk for CVD appear more likely to suffer a heart attack or stroke, according to new research presented at the ATS 2017 International Conference.

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Hypertension in Young Adults Shows Long-Term Heart Risks

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Otherwise healthy young people with high systolic blood pressure over 140 are at greater risk for future artery stiffening linked to an increased risk of stroke as well as possible damage to the kidneys and brain, new research shows.

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Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology

Verghese Mathew, MD, Named Loyola Medicine Division Director of Cardiology

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Verghese Mathew, MD, FACC, FSCAI, a nationally known interventional cardiologist, has been named director of Loyola Medicine’s division of cardiology, effective July 1, 2017.

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Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Stents, Angioplasty, transcatheter aortic valve replacement

Newly Appointed Director of Cardiology at Loyola Medicine Can Discuss Can Discuss Angioplasties, Stents, Medications, Clinical Trials

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Stroke, Thrombectomy, Stroke research, ischaemic stroke

DAWN Trial Results Demonstrate Dramatic Reduction in Disability From Stroke Up to 24 Hours of Onset

Results from the DAWN stroke trial provide compelling evidence that selected patients suffering a major ischemic stroke recovered significantly better with mechanical retrieval of the blood clot with medical therapy compared with medical therapy alone when initiated past the current guidelines of within 6 hours and up to 24 hours of the stroke.

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Cardiac Arrest, Sudden Cardiac Arrest, CPR, Emergency Medicine, Bystander CPR, Resuscitation, Cardiology, American Heart Association, Penn Medicine

Chances of Receiving CPR at Home Decreases with Age

The likelihood of a family member or friend stepping in to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on a person suffering from a sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) at home decreases with the victim’s age, suggests a new study from Penn Medicine that also found low CPR training rates among older Americans. The results were published this week in the Journal of the American Heart Association.

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CNS Acute Stroke Care Symposium to Be Held in Houston on June 24

The Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) is proud to announce the Houston CNS Acute Stroke Care Symposium on June 24.

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National Clinical Study of TAVR Procedure in Low-Risk Patients Launched

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The Valley Heart and Vascular Institute has been selected as 1 of just 10 hospitals – and the only hospital in New Jersey – to participate in a nationwide study investigating a minimally invasive aortic valve replacement procedure for individuals with aortic stenosis.

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