In the Journals

This feature offers timely executive summaries of the most relevant journals in cardiology. Through peer “Perspectives,” full bibliographical information and links to the original journal abstract, In the Journals are a step wider and deeper than journal reviews health care professionals may be accustomed.

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CVD tied to highest mortality rate vs. other causes of dizziness

April 2, 2020
Patients with CVD-related dizziness had a higher mortality rate than those whose dizziness was primarily caused by peripheral vestibular disease…
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Chronic exercise training increases fatty acid, ketone consumption in men

April 2, 2020
The extent and magnitude of metabolic adaptation to chronic exercise training in men were greater than originally believed, likely due to increased…
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Preeclampsia during pregnancy increases risk for neurodevelopmental disorders among offspring

April 2, 2020
Preeclampsia in term pregnancies appeared to have lasting effects on the neurodevelopment of the child, according to results of a prospective…
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Certain medical devices with FDA priority review have higher recall rates

March 31, 2020
High-risk, or class 3, medical devices that underwent FDA priority review had higher recall rates and less time on the market before serious recalls…
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Higher temperatures may increase heart disease mortality risk

March 31, 2020
In a new study, researchers reported that higher ambient temperatures as observed in Kuwait may be associated with higher CVD mortality. “We…
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Myocardial injury may be key in predicting COVID-19 fatalities

March 27, 2020
New data from Wuhan, China, indicate that myocardial injury appears to be associated with death in patients with COVID-19. However, the association…
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In acute MI, care of homeless differs from general population

March 26, 2020
Researchers observed several significant differences regarding in-hospital care, CV risk profile and rehospitalization rates in patients with acute…
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Novel imaging modality localizes atrial, ventricular arrhythmias

March 25, 2020
Electromechanical wave imaging, a high-frame rate ultrasound technique, localized atrial and ventricular arrhythmias including premature ventricular…
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Cardiac injury confers greater mortality in patients with COVID-19

March 25, 2020
Among patients with laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 in Wuhan, China, those with cardiac injury had a higher risk for in-hospital mortality than…
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In PCI with dual-therapy stent, no sex differences at 1 year

March 25, 2020
At 1 year, women experienced similar target lesion failure and ischemic outcomes compared with men after PCI with a dual-therapy stent, according to…