• Patients with prior PCI benefit from aspirin during noncardiac surgery

    7 days ago - By Healio

    ANAHEIM, Calif. - Among patients with prior PCI undergoing noncardiac surgery, aspirin conferred better outcomes compared with placebo, according to new data from the POISE-2 study.
    The results in the PCI subgroup differed from the overall results, which showed no benefit of initiating or continuing aspirin before and during noncardiac surgery in patients at high CV risk.
    “Providers commonly encounter patients with previous PCI undergoing surgery, and they have increased risk of major perioperative complications,” Michelle M. Graham, MD, from the University of Alberta and
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  • Keyhole Surgery Shows Better Outcomes For Ruptured Aneurysm

    Keyhole Surgery Shows Better Outcomes For Ruptured Aneurysm

    7 days ago - By Medindia Health

    Keyhole repair does not reduce the high death rate up to three months after surgery compared with open repair but reduces hospital stay and treatment cost.
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