Next Gen Innovators

Cardiology Today’s Next Gen Innovators discuss the future of intervention

Cardiology Today, November 2017
Members of the Next Gen Innovators share their thoughts on the future of intervention. To find an image of the document, click here or click the…
In the Journals

Beta-blocker benefit questioned in patients taking RAAS inhibitors, statins

October 27, 2017
Patients who adhered to ACE inhibitors or angiotensin II receptor antagonists in addition to statins had similar mortality rates as patients who…
In the JournalsPerspective

Skipping breakfast linked to increased CV risk

October 2, 2017
The omission of breakfast could potentially be a marker of unhealthy dietary and lifestyle behavior and is associated with increased risk for…

Women in cardiology encouraged to ‘lead from where you stand’

October 1, 2017
While the percentage of men and women graduating medical school is becoming more and more and more similar, cardiology is still a male-dominated…
In the Journals

PCSK9 inhibitor approval rates, copays affect treatment of CVD

September 28, 2017
Nearly half of patients with atherosclerotic CVD who were prescribed PCSK9 inhibitors received approval, and one-third of those did not fill the…
In the Journals

Family history may predict CHD in South Asians

September 21, 2017
South Asian patients with a family history of CHD had an elevated risk for coronary artery calcification, independent of traditional risk factors…
In the Journals

Transvenous pacemaker complications present in 1 in 6 patients by 3 years

September 14, 2017
Complications related to transvenous pacemakers have become more common and contribute to the national health care cost, according to an analysis…
In the Journals

Conscious sedation linked to lower mortality vs. general anesthesia in TAVR

September 7, 2017
Transcatheter aortic valve replacement with conscious sedation was linked to shorter length of stay and lower in-hospital and 30-day mortality vs…
In the Journals

Sudden cardiac death affects women regardless of obstructive CAD

September 6, 2017
Sudden cardiac death contributes to mortality in women regardless of whether they have obstructive CAD, according to a study published in the…
Meeting NewsPerspective

PACIFY: Fentanyl delays absorption of ticagrelor during PCI

August 30, 2017
Administering IV fentanyl during PCI delayed the absorption of ticagrelor by as many as 4 hours, according to a poster presented at the European…