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.

In the Journals

Top 10 vascular medicine stories of 2018

January 18, 2019
As we enter 2019, Healio Cardiology is looking back at the top vascular medicine news of 2018. Here is a list of the 10 most-read articles on…
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TAVR may be beneficial in cancer

January 18, 2019
Patients with cancer treated with transcatheter aortic valve replacement for severe aortic stenosis appear to fare as well as patients without cancer…
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Short-term DAPT may reduce subsequent strokes compared with aspirin alone

January 18, 2019
Dual antiplatelet therapy with clopidogrel and…
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At-home hypertension program may control BP in 7 weeks

January 18, 2019
Most patients who were treated for hypertension by a home-based BP control program that was run by nonphysicians achieved BP control in an average of…
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Spironolactone effective as HFpEF treatment regardless of kidney function, but safety less clear

January 17, 2019
The efficacy of spironolactone in patients with HF with preserved ejection fraction was consistent across the range of kidney function, although…
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Genetic factor may identify patients at risk for spontaneous coronary artery dissection

January 17, 2019
The first genetic risk locus for spontaneous coronary artery dissection has been identified, according to a study published in the Journal of the
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Renal nerve stimulation shows promise for identifying appropriate patients for renal denervation

January 17, 2019
A first-in-man study shows that renal nerve stimulation appears to be safe and effective along the renal artery and yields large variation in…
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Medicare Part B to D shift may decrease total spending, increase out-of-pocket costs

January 17, 2019
Although a proposal by the HHS to shift certain prescription drugs from Medicare Part B to Part D may reduce total drug spending by 6.9% to 18.3%, it…
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Increased patient BMI ups physician radiation exposure in cath lab

January 17, 2019
Increased BMI among patients undergoing coronary angiography procedures is linked to greater physician radiation exposure, according to data…
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Resolution of barriers to pursuit of interventional cardiology may improve representation of women

January 16, 2019
A new study identifies several factors that dissuade female CV fellows-in-training from pursuing interventional cardiology compared with men…