Heart Disease: Are You At Risk

Cardiovascular disease, or heart disease, is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. The key to lowering your risk is prevention, early detection and advanced treatment. What is Heart Disease? Heart disease refers to a plaque buildup or blockage inside of one or more of the arteries that […]

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New drug formulation could help people undergoing heart surgery

According to a press release, Raimondo Ascione, Saadeh Suleiman (Bristol Heart Institute, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK) and colleagues are to develop and test a new drug combination that could protect the hearts of patients undergoing cardiac surgery. They will explore whether treatment with two drugs—which are already used in other ways

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PreludeSync distal compression device now available globally

The PrecludeSync Distal (Merit Medical) is now available in the US, European, Middle Eastern, African, and Asia-Pacific markets. The device is the first product specifically designed to achieve haemostasis of the radial artery during procedures where access is gained via the distal radial artery. Designed, according to a company press release,

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