Compared with the general population, patients with type 2 diabetes are at a 35% to 60% greater risk for atrial fibrillation.
All articles by Cindy Lampner, MSLIS
The substantial burden of cardiovascular disease in patients with diabetes has led to the exploration of various cardiovascular disease prevention strategies, including the use of aspirin.
Study results were contrary to investigators’ hypothesis regarding warfarin dosing in patients with and without HIV.
High-risk patients experienced the same rate of contrast-induced nepropathy as patients who received usual care when guideline-recommended prophylactic hydration was not utilized, according to researchers.
Study results question whether or not prophylactic hydration should have been introduced as standard of care.
Researchers conducted a meta-analysis of studies focused on CV risks in rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitits, gout, and osteoarthritis.
Lupus nephritis a risk factor for some, but not all, cardiovascular outcomes in study of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus.
Of patients with HIV who were statin-eligible, about 60% received a prescription.
Clinicians, including 2 SPRINT investigators, share their perspectives on what the trial findings mean for hypertension treatment in clinical practice.
Repairing mitral regurgitation via transcatheter MitraClip has become a promising therapeutic option for high surgical risk patients.