Better management strategies are needed for patients with comorbid end-stage COPD and afib.
Investigators examined how genetic factors associated with cardiovascular and non-cardiovascular diseases may have an effect on reported comorbid conditions.
People with pulmonary arterial hypertension display higher levels of depression and anxiety than previously estimated by healthcare workers.
The risk of sudden cardiac death was present across all strata of left ventricular ejection fraction and was related to the use of cocaine, lower use of beta-blockers, lower CD4, and nonsuppressed viral load.
Further studies are needed to understand the effect of smoking cessation on outcomes in patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
Inhaled epoprostenol delivered via high-flow nasal cannula increased oxygenation among patients with severe hypoxemia with pulmonary hypertension or right heart dysfunction.
The presence of hyperlipidemia following hospitalization for acute myocardial infarction or acute decompensated heart failure may be associated with reduced mortality.
Patients with vs without chronic kidney disease were found to have more comorbidities and complex lesions after receiving new-generation drug-eluting stents.
Investigators examined the effect of testosterone replacement therapy on metabolic syndrome and vascular function in obese males with hypogonadism.
The study did not observe any clinically relevant association between use of antihypertensive drugs and pancreatic cancer risk in patients with chronic pancreatitis.