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Antithrombotic therapy duration after coronary stenting: finding the sweet-spot with a novel clinical risk score

Coronary atherosclerosis is still the principal cause of morbidity and mortality in western countries, by inducing ischemia or infarction of the myocardium. Percutaneous treatment of atherosclerotic lesions is nowadays the most common form of treatment of such

Does subjecting health students to stressful scenarios better prepare them for real world practice?

Simulation is an education and training technique that allows students to practice in safe environments that replicate substantial aspects of the real world in a fully interactive fashion.  Simulation is often used to train undergraduates as it

Gene sequencing as a novel tool for diagnosing Loeys-Dietz syndrome

Vascular disease is very common and usually follows well known patterns that physicians are thoroughly familiar with. However, from time to time doctors are confronted with »difficult cases« that do not follow usual patterns. A 35-year old