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

REDUCE-IT topline results announced: Icosapent ethyl reduces CV events

September 24, 2018
Amarin announced today topline results from the REDUCE-IT CV outcomes trial showing that the trial met its primary endpoint demonstrating…
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Height may predict risk for varicose veins

September 24, 2018
Genes that determine height may also play a role in the formation of varicose veins, with taller people at greater risk for developing the condition…
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Patients with undiagnosed hypertension often have no history of CVD, diabetes

September 24, 2018
Patients with undiagnosed hypertension typically had no other CVD or diabetes, according to findings recently published in Family Practice.
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In-hospital outcomes worse for heart transplant recipients with acute MI

September 21, 2018
Heart transplant recipients with acute MI had longer length of hospital stay, more in-hospital morbidity, a lower likelihood of receiving invasive…
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BP overtreatment common as older adults transition from hospital to home

September 21, 2018
Physicians may be overtreating BP in older adults admitted to the hospital for non-CV conditions by intensifying antihypertensive medication at…
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Mediterranean diet may reduce stroke risk in women

September 20, 2018
Adherence to a Mediterranean-style diet may help to reduce stroke risk in adults at high risk for CVD, especially women older than 40 years…
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TAVR confers shorter stay, higher rate of home discharge vs. surgery

September 20, 2018
Patients who underwent transcatheter aortic valve replacement for the treatment of aortic stenosis via the nontransapical approach had a shorter…
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Light physical activity may reduce stroke severity

September 19, 2018
Engaging in light to moderate physical activity, such as walking or swimming, for a few hours a week, was associated with less severe strokes when…
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Recalled valsartan products may not increase cancer risk

September 19, 2018
Valsartan products that were contaminated with N-nitrosodimethylamine, an impurity that has been classified as a probable human carcinogen that led…
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CVD mortality elevated in predominantly Hispanic counties

September 19, 2018
Counties in the United States with higher Hispanic ethnic density had higher rates of CVD mortality, according to a study published in the Journal of
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