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Oral anticoagulation (OAC) is superior to dual antiplatelet therapy (DAT) in preventing stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF), but DAT is superior to OAC in preventing stent thrombosis and ischemic events after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). In the approximately 5-10% of patients with AF who undergo PCI, many are given treatment with both of these therapies, the so-called triple antithrombotic therapy (TAT) approach. Golwala et al conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of phase 3 randomized trials that compared DAT vs. TAT in patients with AF following PCI. A total of 5317 patients from 4 trials (WOEST, ISAR-TRIPLE, PIONEER AF-PCI, RE-DUAL PCI) were included. Mean follow-up ranged from 9 to 14 months and mean age was 70.9 years in the DAT group and 71.1 years in the TAT group. About half of each arm underwent PCI for acute coronary syndrome and the remainder underwent PCI for non-ACS indications. MORE

Advances in Cosmetic Surgery provides practicing cosmetic surgeons with an in-depth look at clinical advancements in the four core specialties—plastic surgery, facial plastic surgery, oculoplastic surgery, and cosmetic dermatology— and allows practitioners, educators, and researchers to continuously and comprehensively keep pace with this ever-evolving specialty,” MORE

Elsevier is proud to announce the March 2019 publication of Sobotta – Clinical Atlas of Human Anatomy. This version of the well-known Sobotta Atlas is based on the North American medical curriculum and is written by an exceptional team of North American authors actively teaching anatomy. MORE

Elsevier is proud to announce that Rui Fernandes, MD, DMD, FACS, FRCS (Ed), from the University of Florida in Jacksonville, has been named as the new Consulting Editor for the series Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics and its companion, Atlas of the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics. MORE

Doody’s Core Titles® 2018 features a carefully curated list of essential resources put together by 150+ medical librarians and content experts. The Core Titles list, “represents essential knowledge needed by professionals or students in a given discipline and is highly recommended for the collection of a library that serves health sciences specialists1.” The 2018 listMORE