Transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) is the standard of care for high-risk patients with severe aortic stenosis (AS), and may be superior to open surgery in patients with lower risk as newer generation devices emerge, according to a presentation at the APSC Congress 2017 in Singapore.
Increasing the dose of loop diuretic at hospital discharge of patients with heart failure (HF) was not associated with a reduced risk of hospital readmission for HF or any cause contrary to previous reports suggesting that such a dosing strategy could reduce readmission, according to a study presented at the 21st Asian Pacific Society of Cardiology Congress (APSC 2017) in Singapore.
At the recent GLYCEMIC GUARDIANS™ dinner symposium, three eminent speakers spoke on theindispensable role of medical nutrition therapy (MNT) in improving outcomes for patients with type2 diabetes (T2D).
With recent recalls of losartan-containing products contaminated by potentially carcinogenic nitrosamines, MIMS speaks to the Malaysian National Pharmaceutical Regulatory Agency (NPRA) for more details.
Many patient-facing healthcare professionals are supported by colleagues in the back room who make sure they stay well-supplied. For its May-June 2019 issue, MIMS Pharmacist speaks to Choong Kin Hoe, former logistics pharmacist at Hospital Kuala Lumpur (HKL), about what goes on in the store pharmacy.