Studies scrutinize the risk of extra anti-clotting treatments

January 17, 2022

The American Heart Association included a research study from the Blood Clot Prevention CQI as one of the top research advances of 2021. Researchers found patients taking a direct oral anticoagulant (DOAC) are unnecessarily taking aspirin, increasing the chance of bleeding problems.

Smokers, Obese People Need Major Heart Interventions Earlier in Life

June 11, 2021

A study from the BMC2 CQI found that smokers and obese people must have their clogged arteries cleared at much younger ages than nonsmokers or people who are a normal weight.