Imaging and Intervention

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

CFTR modulation therapy improves predicted FEV1 in patients with heterozygote residual function cystic fibrosis

1. Absolute change in predicted forced expiratory volume in 1 second (FEV1) improved significantly over a 4 and 8-week period among patients assigned tezacaftor-ivacaftor...

Cluster analysis identifies phenotype groups for atrial fibrillation with unique clinical outcomes

1. Cluster analysis of a population of patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) identified four unique phenotypes using variables not traditionally associated with AF classification. 2....

Rising price of health services drove increase in US health care spending

1. This ecological study found that between 1996-2013, annual US health care spending was largely related to increases in health care service price and...

Stroke associated with increasing disability trajectory as compared to myocardial infarction

1. In this population-based prospective cohort study, the trajectory of increasing disability was significantly steeper after stroke than after myocardial infarction. 2. Further study to...

Magnetic resonance enterography performs well in detecting active inflammation in pediatric inflammatory bowel disease

1. This systematic review and meta-analysis demonstrated the high diagnostic performance of magnetic resonance (MR) enterography in the diagnosis of active inflammation in pediatric...

Bioresorbable vascular scaffolds linked to increased risk of adverse events at mid- and long-term

1. In comparison to everolimus-eluting metallic stents (EESs), bioresorbable vascular scaffolds (BVSs) increased the chances for thrombotic events at both mid- and long-term follow-up. 2....

Low-dose alteplase did not show differential benefits across age, ethnicity or severity of stroke...

1. In this secondary analysis of the Enhanced Control of Hypertension and Thrombolysis Stroke Study (ENCHANTED), there were no significant difference in treatment effects...

Coronary CT angiography linked to increased intervention, decreased myocardial infarction

1. In this meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials, coronary computed tomography angiography (CCTA) compared to functional stress testing was associated with no difference in...

Supplemental oxygen does not reduce mortality in stroke patients

1. This randomized clinical trial showed that among patients with acute stroke, supplementary low-dose oxygen for 72 hours (either nocturnal or continuous) did not...

Adverse outcomes are similar for patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention receiving heparin or bivalirudin

1. Patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) mainly via radial approach receiving either bivalirudin or heparin, in addition to P2Y12 inhibitors, following myocardial infarction...
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