Meeting News

Genetic score identifies young patients at risk for MI

July 28, 2018

SANTA ANA PUEBLO, N.M. — A polygenic risk score that incorporates millions of variants may be able to identify young patients at high risk for…

In the Journals

Risk for MI during pregnancy increased in US women

July 18, 2018
In a new study that looked at outcomes of acute MI complicating pregnancy and the puerperium, acute MI occurred in about eight cases per 100,000…
In the Journals

Global burden of HIV-related CVD on the rise

July 16, 2018
The global burden of CVD associated with HIV has tripled in the past 2 decades, with the greatest burden in Asia-Pacific and sub-Saharan Africa…
In the Journals

Leadless pacemakers confer fewer short-term, midterm complications

June 28, 2018
Compared with transvenous pacemakers, leadless cardiac pacemakers were associated with lower rates of short-term and midterm complications, according…
In the Journals

Erectile dysfunction predicts risk for CV events

June 11, 2018
Men with erectile dysfunction had an increased risk for future CV events, according to a study published in Circulation. “Our results reveal…
Next Gen Innovators

Cardiology Today honors Next Gen Innovators at ACC 2018

Cardiology Today, June 2018
At the American College of Cardiology Scientific Session, Cardiology Today held a reception in honor of the Next Gen Innovators, a group of bright…
In the Journals

Elevated testosterone to estradiol ratios increase CVD risk in postmenopausal women

May 29, 2018
Postmenopausal women who had higher testosterone to estradiol ratios had an increased risk for incident CVD, CHD and HF events, according to a study…
In the Journals

Antiplatelet therapy adherence dropped in era with newer P2Y12 inhibitors

May 21, 2018
From 2008 to 2016 — after the introduction of prasugrel and ticagrelor — the percentage of patients who did not fill a prescription for a…
Meeting News

At Issue: CABANA sparks debate over appropriateness of ablation in AF

May 18, 2018
BOSTON — The results of the CABANA trial presented at the Heart Rhythm Society Annual Scientific Sessions ignited vigorous debate over whether…
Meeting NewsPerspective

Alternative antibiotic strategy modestly improves cardiac device infection rate

May 11, 2018
BOSTON — A novel antibiotic strategy lowered the infection rate in patients undergoing surgery related to implantable cardiac devices, but the…