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VIDEO: Study results ‘change understanding of AF burden’ in US

April 1, 2015

SAN DIEGO — In this video, Sunil Agarwal, MD, cardiology fellow at the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, discusses results from a study of subclinical, asymptomatic arrhythmias in an elderly population.

The trial included 237 patients aged 70 years to 90 years who were enrolled in the ARIC study. The researchers used the Zio Patch (iRhythm Technology), a noninvasive recording device that performs single-lead ECG measurements for up to 2 weeks, to detect the prevalence and frequency of atrial fibrillation.

Elliott Antman, MD In the Journals

New recommendations support lower BP target to reduce risk for MI, stroke

April 1, 2015
Patients with hypertension and CAD should be treated to a BP goal of less than 140 mm Hg systolic/90 mm Hg diastolic, according to a scientific statement from the…
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FDA acknowledges high-risk PCI population, gives nod to blood pump system

April 1, 2015
PCI has had its ups and downs, and unfortunately mostly downs in recent years. After the exuberance of the 90s and early 2000s, the field was hit first by concerns…
In the Journals

Diabetes risk higher for middle-aged adults who habitually stay up late

April 1, 2015
Diabetes, metabolic syndrome and sarcopenia were more likely to develop in people who prefer late nights than in early risers, even with the same amount of sleep…
In the Journals

Smoking linked to poor outcomes after revascularization in patients with complex CAD

April 1, 2015
Cigarette smoking was associated with adverse clinical outcomes, including recurrent MI, stroke and death, in patients with complex CAD undergoing revascularization with…
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Obesity Consults: Volume 2, Number 1

Obesity Consults: Volume 2, Number 1

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Vivus, Inc.

Obesity is suboptimally managed in clinical practice despite the availability of relevantguidelines and evidence-based…
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VIDEO: Roxana Mehran, MD, discusses REGULATE-PCI results

March 31, 2015
SAN DIEGO — In this video, Roxana Mehran, MD, professor of medicine at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai…
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Debating the Differences and Nuances of Antiplatelet Therapy in ACS and PCI: Not a One-Size-Fits-All?

Debating the Differences and Nuances of Antiplatelet Therapy in ACS and PCI: Not a One-Size-Fits-All?

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Daiichi Sankyo, Inc. and Lilly USA, LLC.

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