Cardiology Today


The following articles appeared in the print edition of CARDIOLOGY TODAY.

Table of Contents
Cover Story

Better outcomes sought for women with CVD


2014: A year of important advances; challenges ahead

Carl J. Pepine, MD; Chief Medical Editor

In the Journals

Rehab-VAD: Cardiac rehabilitation benefited patients with LVADs

Elevated TMAO levels linked to mortality risk in patients with HF

Many young adults with hypertension fail to receive lifestyle education

Non–infarct-related artery disease common in patients with STEMI

Prehospital epinephrine associated with worse outcomes after cardiac arrest

Rosuvastatin failed to reduce fracture risk in JUPITER analysis

TAVR led to encouraging clinical outcomes in bicuspid aortic valve disease

Cardiac care outcomes same among rural and urban patients

Stroke risk lowered with vorapaxar in patients with prior MI, PAD

Meeting News Coverage

LCZ696 prevented worsening of HF

WOSCOPS: 20-year follow-up demonstrates clinical benefit of statins in men

Supplemental oxygen increased myocardial injury, infarct size in patients with STEMI

Extended DAPT benefited patients receiving PES

AUGMENT-HF: Novel implantable device safe, effective in patients with advanced HF

DEFEAT-HF: Spinal cord stimulation did not benefit patients with HF

High-dose autologous cell therapy may benefit patients with LV dysfunction after STEMI

Incidence of infective endocarditis on rise in England

FACTOR-64: CCTA screening for CAD failed to reduce 4-year events in diabetes patients

Trial Scorecards

Trial Scorecard: BASKET-PROVE II

Trial Scorecard: SUPPORT

Trial Scorecard: Rehab-VAD

Trial Scorecard: AVOID

Trial Scorecard: PROTECT AF

Trial Scorecard: PROTECTION AMI

Trial Scorecard: DEFEAT-HF

Trial Scorecard: EASY-FIT