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Addition of ezetimibe to statin yields greatest CV benefit in patients with diabetes and high-risk diabetics

July 14, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — In a subgroup analysis of the IMPROVE-IT trial, which included patients with recent ACS on statin therapy, those with diabetes…
Meeting News

New type 2 diabetes agents offer options to prevent heart failure

July 13, 2019
PHILADELPHIA — Adults with type 2 diabetes who experience heart failure have a high risk for mortality and hospitalization, but several new…
Cover Story

Cardiologists grapple with potential CV risks posed by e-cigarettes

Cardiology Today, July 2019
Electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, have become increasingly popular since they entered the market in 2006. Use of these alternative devices…
In the Journals

High cardiac radiation dose may increase mortality odds in patients with lung cancer

July 2, 2019
Among patients with non-small cell lung cancer, a higher cardiac radiation dose may lead to elevated risk for major adverse cardiac events 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
In the Journals

Myocardial perfusion PET scan predicts cardiac death, especially in diabetes

June 27, 2019
Among patients who underwent a stress myocardial perfusion PET scan, increasing magnitude of stress myocardial perfusion abnormality was associated…
In the Journals

Commentary: TAVR, surgical AVR should be regulated similarly

June 26, 2019
The CMS recently eliminated the requirement that patients with aortic stenosis be evaluated by two cardiac surgeons before undergoing transcatheter…
In the Journals

Vitamin D supplementation fails to reduce major adverse CV events

June 19, 2019
Vitamin D supplementation did not reduce individual CVD endpoints, all-cause mortality or major adverse CV events, according to a meta-analysis…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Achieving very low LDL levels may benefit patients

June 9, 2019
MIAMI — In this video, Robert P. Giugliano, MD, SM, discusses some major points from his keynote at the National Lipid Association Scientific…
Cover Story

Cardiologists’ role in diabetes care changing

Cardiology Today, June 2019
In the past few years, there has been a flurry of new data that demonstrate CV benefits of newer diabetes drugs, particularly SGLT2 inhibitors and…
Meeting News

Neoadjuvant atezolizumab shows promise in non-small cell lung cancer

June 4, 2019
CHICAGO — Neoadjuvant atezolizumab induced sustained responses in patients with operable non-small cell lung cancer, according to results from…
Meeting News

Atul Gawande, MD, MPH: When treating patients, ‘our core goal is to enable their goals’

June 1, 2019
CHICAGO — When treating
Cover Story

Joint Ventures in Complicated Patients: Advent of Derm-rheum Clinics

Healio Rheumatology, May
Among health care professionals, discomfort can be the mother of invention, to coin a phrase. Rheumatologists have long voiced uncertainty about…
Commentary

The Changing Face of Structural Heart Intervention

Cardiology Today's Intervention, May/June 2019
Deepak L. Bhatt, MD, MPH
In this issue of Cardiology Today’s Intervention, we feature a very timely Cover Story titled “A New Era for TAVR.” Indeed, we are…
Cover Story

A New Era for TAVR

Cardiology Today's Intervention, May/June 2019
Presentation of the PARTNER 3 and Evolut Low Risk trials at the American College of Cardiology Scientific Session in March was met with a standing…
Pharmacology Consult

Will an aspirin a day keep MI away? New evidence, recommendations from the ACC/AHA

Cardiology Today, May 2019
Claudia Lopez, PharmD, BCPS; Leo F. Buckley III, PharmD, BCCP; Ahmed Aldemerdash, BS, PharmD, BCPS
The use of aspirin for primary prevention became a hot topic after the publication of three landmark trials in 2018, which clarified the role of…
Cover Story

A ‘win’ for TAVR signals paradigm shift in treatment of aortic stenosis

Cardiology Today, May 2019
Presentation of the PARTNER 3 and Evolut Low Risk trials at the American College of Cardiology Scientific Session in March were met with a standing…
In the Journals

Multidisciplinary teams, shared decision-making may improve valvular heart disease care

May 2, 2019
A two-tiered approach for valve centers may increase the identification of patients with valvular heart disease and improve outcomes through the use…
Feature

Trial to assess novel therapeutic approach for kidney cancer

April 25, 2019
Researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute are testing a new treatment strategy designed to improve outcomes for patients with kidney cancer at high…
In the JournalsPerspective

Low LDL, triglycerides increase stroke risk in women

April 18, 2019
Women with LDL levels below 70 mg/dL and low triglyceride levels had increased risk for hemorrhagic stroke, according to a study published in…