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Cardiac Guidelines

May 5, 2014
This is a really nice summary article of the new oral antocoagulants which is freely available in full.  It describes the particular complications of the NOAC and cautions in renal failure and recommends safe stopping times before surgery 
April 28, 2014
A Consensus Statement issued by the International Aortic Arch Surgery Study Group, on the standardization of clinical endpoints for aortic arch surgery. This guideline recommends a list important secondary outcomes that should be reported to enable comprehensive analysis of patient outcomes.
April 26, 2014
The new expert opinion paper by the ESC working on the optimal strategy for antiplateletet therapy in patients undergoing CABG