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Aggressive glycemic control does not improve clinical outcomes for diabetic CABG patients

Aggressive glycemic control does not improve clinical outcomes for diabetic CABG patients

Genetic variant associated with increased long-term mortality risk after coronary artery bypass graft procedure

Genetic variant associated with increased long-term mortality risk after coronary artery bypass graft procedure

AstraZeneca: BRILIQUE receives Class I recommendation from ESC

AstraZeneca: BRILIQUE receives Class I recommendation from ESC

PCI linked with higher risk of adverse events in patients with triple vessel disease than CABG

PCI linked with higher risk of adverse events in patients with triple vessel disease than CABG

Everolimus-eluting stent and SES are equally effective for PCI patients

Everolimus-eluting stent and SES are equally effective for PCI patients

AstraZeneca receives FDA approval for BRILINTA to treat acute coronary syndrome

AstraZeneca receives FDA approval for BRILINTA to treat acute coronary syndrome

Hypertension variability during cardiac surgery may increase risk of death

Hypertension variability during cardiac surgery may increase risk of death

ULMCA PCI with DES a viable option for low-risk patients with normal left ventricular function

ULMCA PCI with DES a viable option for low-risk patients with normal left ventricular function

Positive results for unprotected left main coronary artery PCI with drug-eluting stents

Positive results for unprotected left main coronary artery PCI with drug-eluting stents

Positive results for unprotected left main coronary artery PCI with drug-eluting stents

Positive results for unprotected left main coronary artery PCI with drug-eluting stents

Coronary artery bypass graft surgeries have declined by 30% between 2001 and 2008

Coronary artery bypass graft surgeries have declined by 30% between 2001 and 2008

New data finds 50% decline in heart surgery wait times in Alberta and BC

New data finds 50% decline in heart surgery wait times in Alberta and BC

ACCF, AHA guidelines recognize Effient as Class I treatment option for patients with ACS-PCI

ACCF, AHA guidelines recognize Effient as Class I treatment option for patients with ACS-PCI

Research examines BNP’s role in predicting cardiac events after CABG surgery

Research examines BNP’s role in predicting cardiac events after CABG surgery

Dizziness, nausea and achiness are symptoms of heart attack in females

Dizziness, nausea and achiness are symptoms of heart attack in females

Dual lab tests accurately predict vein graft blood clots in patients during CABG

Dual lab tests accurately predict vein graft blood clots in patients during CABG

Minor damage to heart muscle during coronary artery bypass grafting associated with increased risk of death

Minor damage to heart muscle during coronary artery bypass grafting associated with increased risk of death

Cardiac enzyme elevations following CABG surgery is associated with worse prognosis

Cardiac enzyme elevations following CABG surgery is associated with worse prognosis

Investigators find reduction in STEMI rates, but slight increase in NSTEMI incidence rates

Investigators find reduction in STEMI rates, but slight increase in NSTEMI incidence rates

20% of patients who received implantable cardioverter-defibrillators did not meet guidelines for receipt of ICD

20% of patients who received implantable cardioverter-defibrillators did not meet guidelines for receipt of ICD