Most important, uncontrolled hypertension increases the risk of heart attack, stroke, and heart and kidney failure.3–5
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Updated ACC/AHA Heart Valve Guidelines recommend that patients with severe valvular heart disease should be evaluated by a multidisciplinary heart valve team when intervention is considered.27
The VitalEngine™* referral network helps enable greater communication across teams and helps close the patient care loop between facilities.
Mpirik’s Cardiac Intelligence™* software uses artificial intelligence to automate disease screening to help make it easier to identify valvular heart disease patients.
Based on Kaplan-Meier estimates.
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