Imaging and Intervention

Reports of high-impact imaging and Intervention studies by medical professionals

Aspirin comparable to rivaroxaban for extended venous thromboembolism prophylaxis following arthroplasty: The EPCAT II...

1. Patients initially treated with rivaroxaban following total knee or hip arthroplasty experienced similar rates of venous thromboembolism (VTE) regardless of continued rivaroxaban use...

Thrombectomy improves functional outcomes for imaging screened patients 6 to 16 hours after stroke:...

1. Patients presenting with ischemic stroke 6 to 16 hours after they were last known to be well had improved functional outcomes at 90...

Breast cancer screening using MRI versus mammography associated with more biopsies but lower cancer...

1. In women both with and without personal history of breast cancer (PHBC), screening MRI was associated with higher biopsy rates compared to mammography. 2....

Cranial electrical stimulation may be of modest benefit for treating depression and anxiety

1. Low-strength evidence suggests that cranial electrical stimulation (CES) may be moderately beneficial for patients with depression and anxiety. 2. There was insufficient evidence that...

No benefit of sodium bicarbonate or acetylcysteine for prevention of complications after angiography: The...

1. Amongst patients undergoing angiography, neither sodium bicarbonate nor acetylcysteine were effective in preventing a composite outcome of death, need for dialysis, or persistent...

Pulmonary Embolism Rule-out Criteria non-inferior to usual care for patients at low-risk for pulmonary...

1. In this multicenter, randomized controlled study, the Pulmonary Embolism Rule-out Criteria (PERC) was not associated with an inferior rate of diagnosing thromboembolic events...

Quality of care for transient ischemic attack and minor stroke vary across country

1. In this study about quality of care for patients with TIA or minor stroke, there was substantial variation in adherence to guidelines for...

Preoperatively diagnosed patent foramen ovale linked to increased perioperative stroke risk

1. A preoperatively diagnosed patent foramen ovale was associated with an increased risk of stroke within 30 days of non-cardiac surgery. Evidence Rating Level: 2...

Low prevalence of pulmonary embolism among patients with syncope

1. Based on this retrospective cohort study from multiple countries, the prevalence of pulmonary embolism among patients presenting to the emergency department (ED) with...

Catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation in heart failure reduces mortality and hospitalization: The CASTLE-AF...

1. Compared to medical therapy alone, catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation in patients with heart failure reduced the risk of all-cause mortality and hospitalization. 2....
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