Journal of the Practice of Cardiovascular Sciences

: 2017  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 139--142

Cardiology update 2017: The third quarter

Sridharan Umapathy, Sunil Kumar Verma 
 Department of Cardiology, AIIMS, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Sunil Kumar Verma
Department of Cardiology, AIIMS, New Delhi

In the third quarter of 2017, culprit only percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) fares better in acute myocardial infarction with shock, guided de-escalation antiplatelet therapy seems noninferior, drug-eluting stent (DES) better in elderly patients undergoing PCI, DES with ultrathin struts proves superior, atrial fibrillation ablation improves left ventricular function in idiopathic cardiomyopathy, and edoxaban beneficial in preventing cancer-associated venous thromboembolism.

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Umapathy S, Verma SK. Cardiology update 2017: The third quarter.J Pract Cardiovasc Sci 2017;3:139-142

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Umapathy S, Verma SK. Cardiology update 2017: The third quarter. J Pract Cardiovasc Sci [serial online] 2017 [cited 2020 Apr 1 ];3:139-142
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