Cardiology Today


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

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5 Questions

Sripal Bangalore, MD, MHA, explores multiple aspects of ischemic heart disease

Business of Cardiology

The perils of burnout for cardiologists

L. Samuel Wann, MD, MACC, FESC

Cardiology Today Anniversary

2 decades of women-patterned heart disease

Cover Story

Shared decision-making critical for athletic participation by patients with heart disease

In the Journals

Increased exercise reduces mortality risk in CHD

HRS updates guidelines for lead management in implantable devices

Interaction between newer anticoagulants, certain drugs increases major bleeding in AF

Stroke risk factors increase despite drop in stroke mortality

Merck halts development of anacetrapib

Depression after CAD diagnosis may increase risk for death

Acute MI in sickle cell anemia may confer poor outcomes

AHA/ASA: Heart-healthy lifestyle also benefits brain health

Beta-blockers safely benefit patients with PAH

Industry News

Greater awareness, education needed on CV effects of marijuana use

Meeting News

Sacubitril/valsartan improves physical, social activity in HFrEF

Radiation can be reduced without harming image quality

Weight loss, minimal sodium intake reduces cardiometabolic risk

Similar CV outcomes with pioglitazone, sulfonylureas added to metformin

Targeting certain lipids, proteins may reduce residual CVD risk

Various options available for statin intolerance

VIDEO: Lifestyle modifications may improve HDL levels

High BP reasons differ by sex in young adults

Imaging crucial to cardio-oncology strategy

Gut microbes associated with CV risk

Circadian rhythm influences obesity, CVD

Patient-centered approach to CV imaging can improve care

Next Gen Innovators

Cardiology Today’s Next Gen Innovators discuss the future of intervention

Pharmacology Consult

Pharmacotherapy considerations after heart transplant: What general cardiologists should know

Bassam Atallah, PharmD, MS, BCPS-AQ Cardiology; Feras Bader, MD, MS, FACC; Rania El-Lababidi, PharmD, EMHA, BCPS-AQ Infectious Diseases, AAHIVP

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