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Frequent discrimination raises African immigrants’ risk for CVD

November 26, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — African immigrants who experience frequent discrimination have significantly elevated risk for CVD and high cholesterol…
At Issue

At Issue: ISCHEMIA trials provoke debate on treatment of stable ischemic heart disease

November 25, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Results from the ISCHEMIA and ISCHEMIA-CKD trials of invasive vs. conservative strategies in patients with stable ischemic heart…
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ECG patch monitoring identifies arrhythmias beyond AF: Apple Heart Study

November 21, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — ECG patch monitoring after receiving an irregular pulse notification on the Apple Watch identified several arrhythmias beyond…
Meeting News

No benefit on myocardial injury with colchicine before PCI

November 20, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Acute preprocedural administration of colchicine did not reduce PCI-related myocardial injury or MACE compared with placebo, but…
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COMPLETE OCT: Nearly half of patients with obstructive nonculprit lesions have vulnerable plaque

November 17, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — In an OCT substudy of the COMPLETE trial, researchers determined that 47% of patients had obstructive nonculprit lesions with…
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TWILIGHT-ACS: Ticagrelor monotherapy beneficial in PCI for ACS

November 17, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Among patients with ACS who underwent PCI, ticagrelor monotherapy reduced bleeding risk compared with dual antiplatelet therapy…
In the JournalsPerspective

Racial disparities in emergent HF care, outcomes identified

October 29, 2019
Black and Hispanic patients admitted with HF are less likely to be treated in cardiac units than white patients and have a higher rate for…
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IVUS-XPL: In long lesions, IVUS-guided PCI retains superior outcomes at 5 years

October 25, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Among patients who underwent PCI for long lesions, IVUS-based guidance was associated with better outcomes than…
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PARTNER 3: TAVR improves quality of life compared with surgery

October 24, 2019
SAN FRANCISCO — Compared with patients assigned surgery, those assigned transcatheter aortic valve replacement had a better Kansas City…
In the JournalsPerspective

Meta-analysis: Dual therapy yields less bleeding than triple therapy in AF, CAD

October 23, 2019
Dual antithrombotic therapy conferred less bleeding but similar rates of mortality, stroke, nonfatal MI and stent thrombosis compared with triple…