The estimation of myocardial flow reserve using positron emission tomography may help identify patients with ischemic heart failure who would have improved outcomes with early coronary artery bypass grafting vs percutaneous coronary intervention.
Air pollution may significantly contribute to the progression of atherosclerosis and increase carotid intima-media thickness.
A significant subset of patients with severe aortic stenosis showed increased left ventricular diastolic pressure after undergoing transcatheter aortic valve replacement.
Exercise may bring a wide range of benefits to adult and pediatric patients with Fontan circulation.
Wearable technologies that include digital and automated health, as well as telehealth, are expected to be well integrated into cardiovascular care in the next 5 years.
A structural abnormality on cardiac magnetic resonance imaging may be a predictor of major adverse cardiac events in patients with nonsustained ventricular tachycardia and ventricular tachycardia/sudden cardiac death.
18F-sodium fluoride coronary positron emission tomography may help predict the development of myocardial infarction in patients with advanced coronary artery disease.
From 2007 to 2017, there was an increase in mortality rates due to hypertension (HTN)-related cardiovascular disease (CVD).
Emergency Medical Services personnel implement a broad spectrum of approaches to out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.
The promotion of arrhythmias in myocytes by mesenchymal stromal cells isolated from failing human hearts, which were found to produce high levels of interleukin-6 (IL-6), was abated in the presence of anti-IL-6 monoclonal antibodies.