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Sodium nitrite infusion improves exercise hemodynamics, cardiac reserve in patients with HFpEF

October 9, 2015

Compared with placebo, sodium nitrite infusion improved exercise hemodynamics and enhanced cardiac reserve for patients with HF with preserved ejection fraction, according to data published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.

“Nitrite might more selectively target hemodynamic derangements developing during stress in people with [HF with preserved ejection fraction], with less risk of hypotension at rest,” Barry A. Borlaug, MD, associate professor of medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, and colleagues wrote.

Deepak L. Bhatt, MD, MPH In the Journals

Future role of clinical registries predicted to influence care

October 9, 2015
Clinical registries “will be able to influence care profoundly” in the future and will complement, rather than be made obsolete by, electronic health records…

CMS, ONC issue new rules to make EHR better accessed, more useful

October 9, 2015
HHS has issued new rules to the Electronic Heath Record Incentive Program and the Health IT Certification Program that will make EHR information more available to…
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Interventional innovation, ‘landmark presentations’ promised from TCT 2015

October 9, 2015
With a team on the ground in San Francisco, and bring you live coverage of top research being presented at the…
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Troponin threshold identifies patients at low risk for MI in ED

October 9, 2015
Researchers have identified a cardiac troponin threshold that can potentially detect two-thirds of patients presenting in ED at very low risk for myocardial infarction…
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The Patient with Obesity

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This CME activity will focus on the diagnosis and management of patients with obesity.
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VIDEO: HFSA symposium offers insight into potential new treatment opportunity for HF

VIDEO: HFSA symposium offers insight into potential new treatment opportunity for HF

October 3, 2015
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — In this video, Clyde W. Yancy, MD, MSc, chief of cardiology at Northwest University…
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Antiplatelet Agents for Secondary Prevention of Thrombotic Cardiovascular Events in Patients with History of Myocardial Infarction

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In this CME activity, Dr. Deepak Bhatt discusses the use of antiplatelet for secondary prevention of thrombotic…
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