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Aspirin dosing, alcohol and atrial fibrillation, dual vs mono antiplatelet therapy post PCI, and sacubitril/valsartan post MI are among the drug highlights from ACC 2021.theheart.org on Medscape
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In conclusion, our cohort of pure thalamic infarcts were mainly due to SVO (TOAST), with hypertension as the main risk factor, and the inferolateral artery as the most implicated arterial territory. Less severe outcome or stroke recurrence are identified in long-term follow-up of pure thalamic infarcts. Other comorbidities would be cause of death in aged patients.
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AbstractThe association between bone mineral density (BMD) and cardiovascular disease (CVD) is not fully understood. We evaluated BMD as a risk factor for cardiovascular disease and specifically atrial fibrillation (AF), acute myocardial infarction (AMI), ischemic (IS) and hemorrhagic stroke (HS) and heart failure (HF) in men and women. This prospective population cohort utilized data on 22 857 adults from the second and third surveys of the HUNT Study in Norway free from CVD at baseline. BMD was measured using single and dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry in the non-dominant distal forearm and T-score was calculated. Hazard...
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In this study, mature DCs (mDCs), generated from the GM-CSF and IL-4 induced bone marrow cells, were intravenously injected into wild-type mice. Three days later, assays showed that the mDCs were indeed able to return to the thymus. Homing DCs have been mainly reported to deplete thymocytes and induce tolerance. However, medullary TECs (mTECs) play a crucial role in inducing immune tolerance. Thus, we evaluated whether the mDCs homing into the thymus led to TECs depletion. We cocultured mDCs with mTEC1 cells and found that the mDCs induced the apoptosis and inhibited the proliferation of mTEC1 cells. These effects were onl...
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Intern Med. 2021 Sep 4. doi: 10.2169/internalmedicine.8113-21. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTObjective Limited data exist regarding the comparative detailed clinical characteristics of patients with ischemic stroke (IS)/transient ischemic attack (TIA) and intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) receiving oral anticoagulants (OACs). Methods The prospective analysis of stroke patients taking oral anticoagulants (PASTA) registry, a multicenter registry of 1,043 stroke patients receiving OACs (vitamin K antagonists [VKAs] or non-vitamin K oral antagonists [NOACs]) across 25 medical institutions throughout Japan, was used. Univariate an...
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TUESDAY, Aug. 31, 2021 -- Individual atrial fibrillation (AF) episodes are associated with increased odds of recent alcohol consumption, according to a study published online Aug. 31 in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Gregory M. Marcus, M.D., from...
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"The more alcohol consumed, the higher that risk," the lead author says.Medscape Medical News
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It is known that atrial fibrillation can be triggered by too much alcohol. But now a study suggests just a small amount of booze can bring on an episode.
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Ann Intern Med. 2021 Aug 31. doi: 10.7326/M21-3193. Online ahead of print.NO ABSTRACTPMID:34461033 | DOI:10.7326/M21-3193
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Ann Intern Med. 2021 Aug 31. doi: 10.7326/P21-0008. Online ahead of print.NO ABSTRACTPMID:34461031 | DOI:10.7326/P21-0008
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