In the Journals

Food deserts increase risk for HF hospitalizations

January 2, 2019
Individuals with HF living in a food desert had increased risk for repeat all-cause and HF hospitalization, according to a study published in The
In the Journals

Vegan diet reduces CRP in patients with CAD

December 12, 2018
A vegan diet may be considered in patients with CAD on guideline-based therapy to lower high-sensitivity C-reactive protein, a risk marker of adverse…
Meeting NewsPerspective

Performance during exercise echocardiography predicts mortality risk

December 10, 2018
Exercise echocardiography predicts CV death, cancer-related death and death not related to either CVD or cancer, according to data presented at…
In the Journals

Transcatheter mitral valve repair improves health status

December 7, 2018
Patients who underwent edge-to-edge transcatheter mitral valve repair for mitral regurgitation had improved symptoms, functional status and quality…
In the Journals

FDA panel discusses study design, indications for renal denervation as hypertension treatment

December 5, 2018
An FDA advisory committee panel discussed several topics regarding the clinical evaluation of device-based therapies, including renal denervation for…
In the Journals

Mobile cardiac monitoring system predicts AF similarly to ECG

November 8, 2018
A mobile cardiac monitoring system detected atrial fibrillation in patients comparable to 12-lead ECGs when automated interpretation was provided…
In the Journals

E-cigarette use extended to young adult nonsmokers, raises CV health concerns

October 18, 2018
Electronic cigarettes, initially marketed as a tool to quit combustible cigarette smoking, are becoming increasingly popular among young adults who…
Meeting NewsPerspective

ULTIMATE: IVUS guidance bests angiography guidance in 12-month outcomes after PCI

September 24, 2018
SAN DIEGO — Patients who underwent drug-eluting stent implantation with IVUS guidance had improved 12-month clinical outcomes compared with…
Meeting NewsPerspective

COAPT: MitraClip reduces hospitalization, mortality in HF, mitral regurgitation

September 23, 2018
SAN DIEGO — Patients with HF with moderate to severe or severe functional mitral regurgitation who underwent transcatheter mitral valve repair…
Meeting NewsPerspective

GLOBAL LEADERS: Long-term ticagrelor monotherapy not superior to standard DAPT

August 27, 2018
MUNICH — In patients who undergo PCI, 1 month of combination ticagrelor and aspirin therapy followed by ticagrelor alone was not superior to…