In the Journals

In MI, odds for later ischemic events rise based on number of risk factors

May 26, 2019
Patients with MI who had multiple established risk factors had a higher rate of ischemic events compared with patients with fewer risk factors…
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VIDEO: Alan S. Brown, MD, shares highlights from NLA 2019

May 25, 2019
MIAMI — In this video exclusive, Alan S. Brown, MD, FNLA, FACC, FAHA, provides insight into major sessions from the National Lipid Association…
In the Journals

Anticoagulation use only 60% in patients with AF, ischemic cardiomyopathy

May 24, 2019
Among patients with atrial fibrillation and HF, those with ischemic cardiomyopathy less often received anticoagulant therapy compared with patients…
In the Journals

NFL players more likely to die of heart, brain-related disease than MLB players

May 24, 2019
Former professional football players had higher all-cause, cardiovascular, neurodegenerative and mortality rates vs. former professional baseball…
Meeting News

CVD risk increased in monogenic familial hypercholesterolemia

May 24, 2019
MIAMI — Patients with monogenic familial hypercholesterolemia had a higher risk for CVD compared with those without the familial…
In the Journals

Familial hypercholesterolemia screening in blood donations may diagnose more patients

May 24, 2019
Testing for the prevalence of familial hypercholesterolemia in patients who donated blood was similar to the estimated prevalence in the general…
Meeting News

Potentially FDA-approved medications face significant scrutiny on their printed materials

May 23, 2019
WASHINGTON — The FDA’s Office of Prescription Drug Promotion uses many methods to assess the validity of a potential medication’s…
Meeting News

Acculturation to Western lifestyle among ASCVD factors in South Asians

May 23, 2019
MIAMI — The adoption of culturally relevant dietary recommendations and lifestyle changes can play a role in the reduction of atherosclerotic…

Regulation of data privacy may affect US advancement in AI

May 23, 2019
WASHINGTON — Federal regulations regarding data privacy and collection may lead to the United States falling behind countries like China in…
Meeting News

South Asians have an increased risk for CHD events, diabetes

May 23, 2019
MIAMI — Lipid abnormalities in South Asians may be related with CAD outcomes, diabetes and insulin resistance and may be associated with…
Meeting News

Novel index identifies aortic regurgitation after TAVR

May 23, 2019
LAS VEGAS — A novel dicrotic notch index identified hemodynamically significant paravalvular aortic regurgitation in patients who underwent…
Meeting News

CMS aims to increase drug pricing transparency through price disclosure legislation

May 22, 2019
WASHINGTON — In a presentation at the Rising Leaders Conference on Healthcare Policy, Kate Rawson discussed what to expect with the…
Meeting News

Treprostinil dry powder safe, well tolerated in PAH

May 22, 2019
DALLAS — A dry powder formulation of treprostinil was safe and well tolerated at 2 months, with no drug-related serious adverse events, in…
Meeting News

Uncertain future ahead for FDA without full-time commissioner

May 22, 2019
WASHINGTON — Following nearly 2 years under the leadership of Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD, the FDA and its Acting Commissioner Norman E…
Meeting NewsPerspective

ULTIMATE: IVUS guidance may mitigate poor PCI outcomes in chronic kidney disease

May 22, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Among patients with chronic kidney disease from the ULTIMATE cohort, assignment to IVUS-guided drug-eluting stent implantation was…
FDA News

Technology to reduce radiation exposure during fluoroscopic procedures receives FDA clearance

May 22, 2019
ControlRad announced that its radiation reduction technology for use during any fluoroscopic imaging procedure such as atrial fibrillation ablation…
Meeting News

New-onset persistent left bundle branch block led to no change in long-term post-TAVR mortality

May 22, 2019
New-onset persistent left bundle branch block was not linked to increased mortality rates 3 years after transcatheter aortic valve replacement…
In the JournalsPerspective

Cost of diabetes tests similar in community pharmacies, medical practices

May 22, 2019
Costs associated with screening a patient for diabetes and conducting confirmatory testing via community pharmacies in England was comparable to the…
Meeting NewsPerspective

FFR changes treatment plan after angiography in more than 30% of cases

May 22, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Among patients with stable CAD or ACS who were given an initial treatment plan after angiography, the plan changed in more than 30%…
Meeting News

BRAVO 3: Choice of vascular closure device in TAVR matters

May 22, 2019
LAS VEGAS — In a comparison of two vascular closure devices used in transfemoral transcatheter aortic valve replacement procedures, the…