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New Treatment Options for Cholesterol

There is a lot of excitement within the cardiology community regarding a new class of medication which can lower "bad" cholesterol or LDL, to very low levels. The new class is called PCSK9 inhibitors and the FDA has approved two medications within this class— alirocumab (Praluent) and evolocumab (Repatha).
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Coronary artery disease

Interventional Cardiology for Coronary Artery Disease

Interventional cardiology consists of a series of non-surgical, minimally invasive procedures performed to treat cardiovascular disease. During a typical interventional cardiology procedure, a catheter is inserted into a blood vessel through a small incision in the groin or wrist and guided to the heart, enabling doctors to repair damaged vessels or other heart structures.
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