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News in brief: Prognostic tool for low gradient AS; Dentists still stop DOACs before tooth extractions; Hospital doctors bullied to discharge patients early

Prognostic tool developed for people with low gradient AS The Cardiac Damage Staging Classification is a simple and powerful prognostic tool to help guide management decisions in ‘low-gradient’ patients with severe aortic stenosis (AS), Australian cardiologists have shown. A study led by Prof David Celermajer of the University of Sydney investigated the assessment of echocardiographic ...

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