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June 21, 2022
The investigators labeled pre-existing glaucoma, high preoperative intraocular pressure, and combined keratoplasty with removal or exchange of an intraocular lens were definitely associated with an increased risk.
June 03, 2022
Uninsured adults with low income in nonexpansion states experienced worse access and cardiovascular risk factor management compared to insured adults.
May 16, 2022
The media campaign to improve aspirin use included billboards, radio ads and print articles, in addition to a dedicated website.
May 13, 2022
Among patients with early-onset AF, the presence of disease-associated rare variants in CM and arrhythmia genes was associated with a 1.5-fold higher risk of mortality over 10 years.
May 12, 2022
Targeting a blood pressure of less than 140/90 mm Hg was associated with better pregnancy outcomes than reserving treatment for severe hypertension.
May 10, 2022
There was no statistically significant difference in mean systolic blood pressure for the self-monitoring groups vs the usual care group.
May 09, 2022
Treating 100 older patients (≥60 years) with hypertension for approximately 3 years would prevent 1 major adverse cardiovascular event.
May 08, 2022
The rate of long-term survival after 10 years in patients surviving the initial hospital stay after OHCA was between 62% and 64%.
May 05, 2022
The participants included more than 2,000 pregnant individuals at higher risk of preeclampsia.
April 29, 2022
The first in-class myosin inhibitor is supported by findings from the pivotal EXPLORER-HCM trial for patients with the rare condition.
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