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At Issue: Lancet initiative sparks discussion on diversity in cardiology

August 12, 2019
Cardiology Today and Healio spoke with several prominent cardiologists active in diversity and inclusion issues about their reactions to the news…
In the JournalsPerspective

CMS to cover ambulatory BP monitoring for patients with suspected hypertension

July 9, 2019
CMS has issued a decision memo stating that the evidence is sufficient for the coverage of ambulatory BP monitoring in Medicare beneficiaries with…
In the Journals

Lack of secondary prevention therapy may affect diabetes, ASCVD odds

July 2, 2019
Among patients with diabetes and atherosclerotic CVD, the use of secondary prevention medications, including high-intensity statin and…
In the Journals

Elderly adults with low CAC may not be at risk for CVD

July 1, 2019
Older adults with low coronary artery calcium scores were found to have significantly low CV risk, according to findings published in the Journal of
Meeting News

Next Gen Innovator wins award for paper on His bundle pacing

June 5, 2019
Cardiology Today Next Gen Innovator Parikshit S. Sharma, MD, MPH, FACC, FHRS, and colleagues won the Joan and Douglas P. Zipes Publication of the…
In the Journals

AHA: Despite improvements in HIV treatment, CVD risk elevated

June 3, 2019
Antiretroviral therapy for patients with HIV has made the disease less fatal, but it has increased the rates of CVD in this patient population…
Meeting News

Risk tools for AF inadequate in PCI population

May 28, 2019
LAS VEGAS — Risk tools such as the CHA2DS2-VASc and HAS-BLED scores developed for patients with atrial fibrillation did not perform well in…
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…
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 NewsPerspective

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

Cardiology Today, July 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%…