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In Intermittent Claudication, a Combination of Endovascular Revascularization and Exercise Is More Effective

According to a study in Cardiology, a combination of endovascular revascularization followed by supervised exercise is more clinically and economicall ...

30 July 2021
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Magnetic field released from mobiles can impose little risk to individuals with implantable cardioverter-defibrillators

The latest study published states that individuals with implantable cardioverter-defibrillators can be at a lower risk from the magnetic field release ...

30 July 2021
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Salt and hypertension: Exploring the mechanisms by which high salt intake plays a role in hypertension

Various new hypotheses and translational evidence on the function of a high-salt diet in hypertension and hypertension-mediated organ damage were pres ...

30 July 2021
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HFpEF patients can benefit from sacubitril/valsartan.

The treatment of sacubitril/valsartan can highly benefit patients with baseline hs-TnT, which is associated with a rise in hospitalization because of ...

30 July 2021
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In patients receiving surgical aortic valve replacement, preoperative AF is linked to higher risk of long-term mortality

This study found preoperative AF to be an independent predictor of long-term mortality among patients who were undergoing isolated surgical AVR. ...

30 July 2021
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A study of moderate versus mild hypothermia in the comatose survivors-CAPITAL CHILL

The CAPITAL-CHILL study found that moderate hypothermia is no better than mild hypothermia in terms of improving neurological or mortality outcomes in ...

20 July 2021
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Ablation in Wolff Parkinson White Syndrome and Ebstein anomaly patients

The challenges presented in Wolff Parkinson White syndrome and Ebstein Anomaly patients can be overcome with improved acute success rates by using ele ...

20 July 2021
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Non-invasive electrocardiographic imaging for preprocedural diagnosis of infrequent ventricular arrhythmia patients

The origin of ventricular arrhythmias can be detected by ECGI mapping using a view into ventricular onset to screen patients for catheter ablation. ...

20 July 2021
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Precordial R-prime wave: Discriminator between cardiac sarcoidosis and arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy

Cardiac sarcoidosis with right ventricular involvement can be distinguished from arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy by the presence of an ...

20 July 2021
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Use of intra-aortic balloon pump following percutaneous coronary in less severe stages of cardiogenic shock

The findings of this study have successfully demonstrated that mortality can be reduced if an intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP) is used in the less se ...

16 July 2021
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Outpatient PCI grows in the USA, new studies carried out for up-to-date data for PCI numbers

The current data on the number of PCIs carried out did not match the clinically observed number of PCI, especially the outpatient PCI. Therefore, an o ...

30 July 2021
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A little less popular choice among the effective antihypertensive medications has been found to be marginally safer

According to an observational study, ACE inhibitors and ARBs were found to be equally effective in improving cardiovascular outcomes in hypertensive p ...

29 July 2021
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First sale of artificial heart by French firm

Carmat, a French prosthetics maker, announced the first sale of its Aeson artificial heart. An Italian patient awaiting a transplant was sold the pros ...

28 July 2021
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In older adults with atrial fibrillation, apixaban lowers adverse event rates

A study published online demonstrated that apixaban consistently lowers the rates of adverse events in atrial fibrillation patients across all frailty ...

27 July 2021
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The FDA has designated the new abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) sealing system as a breakthrough device

The FDA has given breakthrough device designation to ChEVAS (Chimney Endovascular Aneurysm Sealing) system to treat patients with abdominal aortic ane ...

26 July 2021

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Infective endocarditis post-transcatheter aortic valve implantation, microbiological profile and cli...

Infective endocarditis post-transcatheter aortic valve implantation, microbiological profile and clinical outcomes ...

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Timely management of cardiac tamponade in COVID-19 lead to favorable outcome unless ventricular failure develops

A study published in the Journal of Cardiac Surgery concludes that timely management is the key in cardiac tamponade along with concomitant biventricu ...

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Predictive risk stratification using HEART and TIMI scores in non-high risk chest pain patients

HEART and TIMI scores to predict major adverse cardiovascular events (MACE) in non-high cardiovascular (CV) risk predominantly African American patien ...

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Performance of the TIMI risk score in predicting mortality after primary percutaneous coronary intervention in elderly women

The study was conducted to validate the predictive value of Thrombolysis in Myocardial Infarction (TIMI) risk score in elderly female patients. ...

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Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: Review of Its Efficacy In Patients With Aortic Stenosis

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) is one of the most preferred procedure for aortic valve replacement. It is also effective in inoperable ...

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Return to work after aortic valve replacement surgery and coronary artery bypass grafting

Patients with aortic valve replacement and coronary artery bypass graft are less likely to resume work after surgery. Measures to deal with pre- and p ...

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Review - Transcatheter Treatment of Valvular Heart Disease

Transcatheter valve therapies prove to be a valuable therapeutic option for people suffering from Valvular Heart Disease. ...

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Review of the Oculocardiac Reflex

The review aimed at generating evidence based data to assess the risk of oculocardiac reflex elicited during strabismus surgery and devise ways to avo ...

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International Validation of the Thrombolysis in Myocardial Infarction (TIMI) Risk Score for Secondary Prevention in Post?MI Patients

International Validation of the Thrombolysis in Myocardial Infarction (TIMI) Risk Score for Secondary Prevention in Post?MI Patients ...

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Study of the safety in using digoxin in women with heart failure

Study assessed whether digoxin has a different effect on mortality risk for women than it does for men in patients with heart failure (HF). ...

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Digoxin–mortality: randomized vs. observational comparison in the DIG trial

Analysis of the Digitalis Investigation Group (DIG) which shown bias in observational treatment comparison to randomized trial of digoxin in heart fai ...

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Impact of Spontaneous Extracranial Bleeding Events on Health State Utility in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation

The impact of different types of extracranial bleeding events on health?related quality of life and health?state utility among patients with atrial fi ...

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Atherothrombotic risk stratification after acute myocardial infarction

Validation of a TRS?2P risk score to assess patients at high risk after Acute myocardial infarction irrespective of the type of MI and historical per ...

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Effect of high-intensity statin preloading on TIMI flow in patients presenting with ST-elevation myocardial infarction undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention

Post-interventional thrombolysis in myocardial infarction (TIMI) flow grade and myocardial blush grade (MBG) were recorded, and ST-segment resolution ...

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Comparison of the Efficacy and Safety Outcomes of Edoxaban in Women Versus Men with Atrial Fibrillation

Female is an independent risk factor for stroke and systemic embolic events in patients with atrial fibrillation. The study is to examine the efficacy ...

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Impact of preprocedural coronary flow grade on duration of dual antiplatelet therapy in acute myocardial infarction

Investigation on the impact of pre-percutaneous coronary intervention thrombolysis in TIMI flow grade (pre-TIMI) on 3-month and 12-months of dual anti ...

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Chronic digitalis therapy in patients before heart transplantation is an independent risk factor for increased posttransplant mortality

Study investigated the effects of chronic digitalis therapy prior to heart transplantation (HTX) on posttransplant outcomes. ...

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Targeting Early Atherosclerosis: A Focus on Oxidative Stress and Inflammation

Diagnosis and treatment of atherosclerotic process which is a chronic vascular inflammatory disease associated with oxidative stress and endothelial d ...

Case Of The Week

This Week

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Total coronary revascularisation....

This 47 yr old diabetic individual had class II –III angina for the past 2 yrs. Risk factors were moderate hypercholestomia & moderate hypertension. ...

Previous Weeks

Pulseless electrical activity after traumatic cardiac arrest: life or death?

The purpose of the study was to assess the outcomes of patients who had undergone traumatic cardiac arrest presenting with PEA (Pulseless Electrical ...

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Thrombus in LAD with TIMI II flow.

This is a case of a 28-yea young patient named Vinod Mackrana. The patient had a Acute AWMI with on going chest pain on 12th August 2003 i.e. on the R ...

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Anterior Myocardial Infarction

A 68 years old gentleman was admitted to the primary care hospital with Anterior Wall Myocardial Infarction of 12 hrs duration. He was not thrombolyze ...

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ESC Guidelines for the management of adult congenital heart disease

This guideline has the new evidence that is accumulated for the patient group, particularly on percutaneous interventional techniques and risk stratif ...

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2018 ESC Guidelines for the management of cardiovascular diseases during pregnancy

Since the previous version of these Guidelines was published in 2012, new evidence has accumulated, particularly on diagnostic techniques, risk assess ...

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ESC Guidelines for the management of acute coronary syndromes

The clinical presentation of acute coronary syndromes (ACS) is broad. It ranges from cardiac arrest, electrical or haemodynamic instability with cardi ...

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ESC Guidelines on sports cardiology and exercise in patients with cardiovascular disease

Exercise recommendations and eligibility criteria for sports participation in competitive athletes with cardiovascular disease (CVD) were originally p ...

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ESC Guidelines on diabetes, pre-diabetes, and cardiovascular diseases developed in collaboration with the EASD

This is the third set of Guidelines produced by the ESC in collaboration with the EASD, designed to provide guidance on the management and prevention ...

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Considerations for Restarting Anticoagulation

Infograph - guidance for considering when and whether a patient should resume anticoagulation therapy. In most cases, restarting OAC after a bleeding ...

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2020 ACC Expert Consensus Decision Pathway on Management of Bleeding in Patients on Oral Anticoagulants

2020 ACC Expert Consensus Decision Pathway on Management of Bleeding in Patients on Oral Anticoagulants: A Report of the American College of Cardiolog ...

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Assessing Bleed Severity and Managing Major and Non-Major Bleeds

2020 ACC Expert Consensus Decision Pathway on Management of Bleeding in Patients on Oral Anticoagulants: A Report of the American College of Cardiolog ...

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Potassium Binders in the Management of Chronic Hyperkalemia

Info graphic deals with the treatment plan. ...

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Combining antiplatelets and anticoagulants

Generally, patients who have an acute coronary syndrome and/or undergo percutaneous coronary intervention could benefit. ...

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Management of Cardiotoxicity Induced by BTK Inhibitors

Institute monitoring and management strategies outlined in the treatment. ...

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DOAC Dosing for Atrial Fibrillation (AFib)

DOAC Dosing Recommendations in AFib ...

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Management of Cardiotoxicity Induced by Anthracyclines and HER2 Antagonists

Info graphics deals with the preventive strategies in the treatment. ...

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Effect of Genotype-Guided Oral P2Y12 Inhibitor Selection vs Conventional Clopidogrel Therapy on Ischemic Outcomes After Percutaneous Coronary Intervention: The TAILOR-PCI Randomized Clinical Trial

After percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), patients with CYP2C19*2 or *3 loss-of-function (LOF) variants treated with clopidogrel have increased ...

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ACCLAIM-Advanced Chronic Heart Failure CLinical Assessment of Immune Modulation Therapy

Advanced Chronic Heart Failure CLinical Assessment of Immune Modulation Therapy ...

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ACCF -The American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association

Multicenter Assessment of the Utilization of SPECT Myocardial Perfusion Imaging Using the ACCF Appropriateness Criteria: The ACCF and United Matters o ...

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ACC AMI GAP- American College of Cardiology Acute Myocardial Infarction Guidelines Applied to Practice

American College of Cardiology Acute Myocardial Infarction Guidelines Applied to Practice Study ...

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ABSORB-Bio ABSORBable stents

Bio ABSORBable stents ...

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Peripheral Artery Di...

Peripheral artery disease, or PAD, affects 8 million America ...

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Medication Guide to ...

A Guide to taking RIVAROXABAN. This Medication Guide does no ...

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Percutaneous Coronar...

A Procedure called percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) ...

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Role of bare metal s...

Role and choice of BMS in interventional cardiology for the ...

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Patient education on...

Educating patient on percutaneous coronary intervention with ...

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Congenital Heart Dis...

Congenital means present from birth. So, congenital heart de ...

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Atrial Fibrillation ...

Under normal circumstances, the human heart pumps to a stron ...

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Coronary artery dise...

Coronary artery disease (called CAD for short) is the leadin ...

Patient Education in the Peripheral Arte

Dr. Brian Kolski and Dr. C. Michael Gibson Discuss ...

The Prognostic Impact of Revascularizati

Dr. Andrew McNeice and Dr. Srihari Naidu Discuss Revascularization Strategy in Acute Myoc...

Rivaroxaban in Preventing Thrombosis in

Christopher Guiliano, clinical pharmacist, is back on The Rounds Table with Carrie Hartner...
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Journal of the American College of Cardiology

Peer-reviewed journal dealing with cardiovascular medicine.

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Circulation

Publishes original research manuscripts in Cardiovascular Medicine.

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The Lancet

The journal strives to make science widely available.

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New England Journal of Medicine

NEJM delivers high-quality, peer-reviewed research articles.

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European Heart Journal

Peer-reviewed journal dealing with cardiovascular medicine.

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American Heart Journal

Goal is to provide the reader primary investigation, scholarly reviews.

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EP Europace

Scientific work and reviews in the fields of Arrhythmias, Pacing & Electrophysiology

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British Journal of Cardiology

Unique peer-reviewed publication linking primary & secondary care.

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Cathetirization & Cardiovascular Interventions

Related to invasive and interventional coronary or peripheral vascular techniques

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Journal of Cardiac Failure

Articles on clinical research, basic human studies, animal studies, on Heart Failure.

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AJC

Journal with focus on the practical & clinical approaches.

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International Journal of Cardiology

The journal serves practicing clinicians and researchers.