Program works to improve global heart attack care

The American College of Cardiology’s Global Heart Attack Treatment Initiative had measurable positive impacts on care delivery for heart attacks in low- and middle-income countries, according to data from the program’s first year. Results were presented at the ACC’s 70th Annual Scientific Session. Globally, more than 17 million people die each year from cardiovascular disease. […]

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Type of heart failure may influence treatment strategies in patients with AFib

Among patients with both heart failure and atrial fibrillation , treatment strategies focused on controlling the heart rhythm (using catheter ablation) and those focused on controlling the heart rate (using drugs and/or a pacemaker) showed no significant differences in terms of death from any cause or progression of heart failure, according to a study presented […]

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