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Increased Aortic Stiffness in Transgender Men on Long-Term Testosterone Therapy

Increased Aortic Stiffness in Transgender Men on Long-Term Testosterone Therapy

Higher mean cf-PWV values in transgender men were linked to early arterial changes and potential cardiovascular disease.

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Rheumatic Heart Disease: Diagnosis and Management

Rheumatic Heart Disease: Diagnosis and Management

Learn about the comprehensive management of rheumatic heart disease with Jack Boyd, MD, clinical assistant professor of cardiothoracic surgery at Stanford University School of Medicine.

VIDEO: AHA - Improving Patient Care in Stroke

VIDEO: AHA - Improving Patient Care in Stroke

AHA presents Laurie Paletz, stroke coordinator at Cedar-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, describing her institution's experience using Get With the Guidelines-Stroke and Target: Stroke to improve patient care.

Bioresorbable Stents Promising But Metal Stents Still Have Role in Coronary Intervention

Bioresorbable Stents Promising But Metal Stents Still Have Role in Coronary Intervention

Experts say bioresorbable stents are "a few generations away" from being standard of care in interventional cardiology.

Interventional Cardiology: A Look Back at 4 Decades of Practice-Changing Innovation

Interventional Cardiology: A Look Back at 4 Decades of Practice-Changing Innovation

An overview of the groundbreaking technology that has shaped interventional cardiology.

Mitral Valve Repair: The Evolution of Transcatheter Implantation

Mitral Valve Repair: The Evolution of Transcatheter Implantation

Repairing mitral regurgitation via transcatheter MitraClip has become a promising therapeutic option for high surgical risk patients.

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: Current and Emerging Approaches

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: Current and Emerging Approaches

Transcatheter aortic valve replacement continues to evolve as a treatment for patients with symptomatic severe aortic stenosis, as well as for younger, lower-risk patients.

A Case of Heart Failure Secondary to Mitral Regurgitation

A Case of Heart Failure Secondary to Mitral Regurgitation

Although surgery remains the gold standard in mitral valve repair, percutaneous repair is a new option in the treatment armamentarium, particularly in high-risk settings.

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Increased Aortic Stiffness in Transgender Men on Long-Term Testosterone Therapy

Increased Aortic Stiffness in Transgender Men on Long-Term Testosterone Therapy

Higher mean cf-PWV values in transgender men were linked to early arterial changes and potential cardiovascular disease.

History of Migraine Linked to Ischemic Stroke Via Cervical Artery Dissection

History of Migraine Linked to Ischemic Stroke Via Cervical Artery Dissection

Researchers examined a sample of 2485 patients who had early-onset ischemic stroke.

Modifying CVD Risk Factors as a Preventive Strategy for Tendinopathy

Modifying CVD Risk Factors as a Preventive Strategy for Tendinopathy

Higher cardiovascular disease risk scores were associated with greater likelihood of having rotator cuff tendinopathy and glenohumeral joint pain.

SYNTAX Scores Linked to Long-Term Revascularization Outcomes

SYNTAX Scores Linked to Long-Term Revascularization Outcomes

Higher SYNTAX scores may predict major cardiovascular events in patients with coronary artery disease and diabetes.

AHA: Pregnancy Management With Congenital Heart Disease

AHA: Pregnancy Management With Congenital Heart Disease

The American Heart Association presents recommendations for managing pregnancy in women with congenital heart disease.

Amygdalar Activity Independently Predicts Cardiovascular Events

Amygdalar Activity Independently Predicts Cardiovascular Events

Chronic stress identified as risk factor for cardiovascular disease.

Silent Cerebrovascular Disease Increases Risk for Future Stroke

Silent Cerebrovascular Disease Increases Risk for Future Stroke

Silent cerebrovascular disease appears to increase the risk for future symptomatic stroke.

ACC Releases Decision Pathway for TAVR in Aortic Stenosis

ACC Releases Decision Pathway for TAVR in Aortic Stenosis

The American College of Cardiology has released guidelines for determining if patients with aortic stenosis are appropriate candidates for transcatheter aortic valve replacement.

Does Sex Matter in Transcatheter Aortic Valve Therapy Outcomes?

Does Sex Matter in Transcatheter Aortic Valve Therapy Outcomes?

Although female patients experienced higher in-hospital vascular complications, their overall 1-year survival rates were better.

Effect of Glucocorticoid Use on Endothelial Function

Effect of Glucocorticoid Use on Endothelial Function

Glucocorticoid therapy is associated with increased cardiovascular and mortality risk.

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