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The New England Journal of Medicine: Search Results in Cardiology
The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) RSS feed -- Search Results in Cardiology. NEJM ( is a weekly general medical journal that publishes new medical research findings, review articles, and editorial opinion on a wide variety of topics of importance to biomedical science and clinical practice.

Randomized Trial of Endoscopic or Open Vein-Graft Harvesting for Coronary-Artery Bypass
31/12/69 - Despite evidence favoring the use of multiple arterial conduits for coronary-artery bypass grafting (CABG), the greater saphenous vein remains the most commonly used conduit worldwide because of its ready availability and ease of use. The two main limitations of vein grafts in myocardial…

Acute Infection and Myocardial Infarction
31/12/69 - Until the early 20th century, the human life expectancy was less than 50 years, and infections were often fatal. Only in the past century have humans, on average, lived long enough for cardiovascular disease to develop regularly and have antimicrobial therapies made survival from infection the…

Open or Endoscopic Vein Harvesting for Coronary-Artery Bypass Grafting
31/12/69 - Coronary-artery bypass grafting (CABG) is the most common cardiac surgical procedure performed worldwide, with more than 200,000 of the procedures performed annually in the United States alone. Amidst several advances, the use of saphenous-vein grafts for bypass grafting remains common: more than…

FISHing for the Miracle of Eicosapentaenoic Acid
31/12/69 - Bhatt et al. report in the Journal the results of the Reduction of Cardiovascular Events with Icosapent Ethyl?Intervention Trial (REDUCE-IT), in which 8179 high-risk patients who had elevated triglyceride levels and had been receiving statin therapy were randomly assigned to receive 2 g of…

Vitamin D Supplements and Prevention of Cancer and Cardiovascular Disease
31/12/69 - Long prescribed to prevent and treat bone-related disorders, supplemental vitamin D has been viewed in recent years as a potential strategy for preventing cancer and cardiovascular disease. In the United States, routine assessment of vitamin D status in patients in primary care settings and the use…

Walking Away from Conveyor-Belt Medicine
31/12/69 - The phone rings in our emergency department. It?s a call from a community hospital, which is sending us a 70-year-old patient in need of an urgent procedure. His aortic endoprosthesis, inserted a few years back, appears to be out of place. His aortic aneurysm, which had been stable, is much larger…

Treating Disease at the RNA Level with Oligonucleotides
31/12/69 - Diseases as different as spinal muscular atrophy and hyperlipidemias can now be treated with drugs that act on RNA. A new class of drugs ? oligonucleotides ? takes advantage of Watson and Crick?s base-pairing rules to target disease-related RNAs. With information from the sequencing of the human…

A Breath-Taking Diagnosis
31/12/69 - Foreword. In this Journal feature, information about a real patient is presented in stages (boldface type) to an expert clinician, who responds to the information by sharing relevant background and reasoning with the reader (regular type). The authors? commentary follows. Stage. A 71-year-old woman…

VITAL Signs for Dietary Supplementation to Prevent Cancer and Heart Disease
31/12/69 - The use of dietary supplement products is common in the United States. The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, conducted from 1999 through 2012, showed that more than half the adults in the United States consumed dietary supplements. In the past decade, the numbers of persons who…

Candida Endocarditis after TAVR
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