Patients with psoriasis have high rates of cardiometabolic comorbidities.
Children with congenital heart disease and comorbid obstructive sleep apnea are at increased risk for impaired neurocognition compared with children with congenital heart disease who do not have comorbid OSA.
Hypertension and diabetes are especially prevalent comorbidities in obese patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Atrial fibrillation (AF) results when the atria do not beat normally, preventing normal blood flow into the ventricles. It is the most common type of arrhythmia, affecting an estimated 2.7 to 6.1 million people in the US. By 2030, these numbers are expected to more than double, totaling ~12 million US residents. Although AF management…
There was a successful response in a patient with comorbidities who was a poor candidate for pacemaker placement.
Interventions to reduce some traditional risk factors can improve the proportion of non-AIDS-related comorbidities.
Patients with depression were younger, had higher eGFR, and had more comorbidities.
Patients with diabetes and comorbid stress and/or depressive symptoms have a greater risk for adverse cardiovascular events.
Better management strategies are needed for patients with comorbid end-stage COPD and afib.
For patients admitted to the hospital with a cardiac condition, a cardiac-specific comorbidity index outperforms generic indexes for predicting mortality.