Wednesday, February 8, 2023


Readmission Risk Increases for Elderly Patients with Geriatric-Specific Characteristics

Journal of the American College of Surgeons study results suggest the need to intervene early to prevent costly unplanned readmissions, according to researchers who participated in ACS NSQIP Geriatric Pilot

American College of Cardiology Issues Clinical Bulletin on Cardiac Implications of Coronavirus

The bulletin provides background on the epidemic, which was first reported in late December 2019, and looks at early cardiac implications from case reports.

Radiation Doses to the Heart Can Worsen Fatigue, Shortness of Breath in Cancer Patients

Engaging in more physical activity prior to radiation doses to the heart treatment may improve these symptoms.

Society of Interventional Radiology’s First-Ever Position Statement on the Role of Percutaneous Ablation in the Treatment of Renal Cell Carcinoma

Kidney cancer can be effectively treated without surgery, according to the Society of Interventional Radiology’s first-ever position statement on the role of percutaneous ablation in the treatment of renal cell carcinoma.

American Diabetes Association® Awards $3.25 Million for Innovative Diabetes Research

Both will receive $1.625 million dollars over a five-year grant term to support breakthroughs in basic science, clinical science, technology, care and potential cures in the field of diabetes.  

Society for Vascular Surgery Patient Safety Organization, and the Society for Vascular Medicine, with Support from the American Heart Association, Launch New Vascular Medicine...

The Registry targets the management of new patients who are being treated medically for Atherosclerotic Carotid Artery Occlusive Disease, Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, and Peripheral Lower Extremity Arterial Disease due to atherosclerosis or true aneurysm reports the Society for Vascular Surgery.

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