Tag: valve replacement

ACC/AHA Valvular Heart Disease Update Backs Less-Invasive Approach

The latest iteration of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association (ACC/AHA) Guideline for the Management of Patients With Valvular Heart Disease emphasizes a less...

California County Urges Hospitals to Halt Elective Surgeries

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. LOS ANGELES (AP) — A top health official in California’s third-largest...

Valvular Disease and COVID-19 Are a Deadly Mix; Don’t Delay Intervention

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Danny Dvir, MD, has a message for physicians who have patients...

Edoxaban Noninferior to Warfarin After Valve Surgery?

The first randomized trial comparing a direct oral anticoagulant (DOAC) with warfarin after surgical bioprosthetic valve replacement has suggested noninferiority of edoxaban (Savaysa, Daiichi Sankyo)...