Crystal Wong, MD

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Addressing Competency Requirements in Heart Failure and Transplant Training Programs

Addressing Competency Requirements in Heart Failure and Transplant Training Programs

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The Advanced Training Statement for advanced heart failure and transplant cardiology consists of 6 general competencies.

Higher CHADS<sub>2</sub> Score in Atrial Fibrillation Linked to Increased Dementia Risk

Higher CHADS2 Score in Atrial Fibrillation Linked to Increased Dementia Risk

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CHADS2 scores in patients with atrial fibrillation are associated with increased risk of developing dementia.

Prestroke CHA2DS2-VASc Predictive of Stroke Severity, Mortality

Prestroke CHA2DS2-VASc Predictive of Stroke Severity, Mortality

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The relationship between prestroke CHA2DS2-VASc score and stroke severity and functional outcome in patients with AF and acute ischemic stroke was evaluated.

Statin Use May Reduce Mortality in COPD Patients

Statin Use May Reduce Mortality in COPD Patients

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While data are conflicting, statin use in COPD may help reduce pulmonary-related and all-cause mortality.

Noncardiac Surgery Risk Stratification: Best Practices

Noncardiac Surgery Risk Stratification: Best Practices

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Coronary angiography and revascularization use prior to noncardiac surgery continues to be debated.

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