The American College of Cardiology has developed a new expert consensus decision pathway for risk assessment, management, and clinical trajectories of patients hospitalized with heart failure.
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A significantly increased stroke risk was identified following left atrial appendage electrical isolation; however, the risk could be reduced by oral anticoagulation or placement of a left atrial appendage occlusion device.
Investigators evaluated the efficacy and safety of a thin-strut, biodegradable-polymer everolimus-eluting stent and a thin-strut, durable-polymer everolimus-eluting stent.
Investigators evaluated the risk for recurrent cardiovascular events and clinical benefit with ezetimibe.
Optimized ultrasound cavitation of contrast microbubbles may increase skeletal muscle perfusion in peripheral artery disease.
Increased variations of body mass index and high-density lipoprotein cholesterol during childhood are independent risk factors for the development of diabetes.
Researchers evaluated coronary artery calcium (CAC) levels in young patients with SLE of predominantly African American and Hispanic ancestry.
This study adds to the understanding of the early complications associated with cardiovascular implantable electronic devices (CIEDs) and the institutional variability in the quality of CIED implantation.
Serum uric acid level was an independent predictor of non-calcified plaques on coronary computed tomography angiography in asymptomatic individuals after adjusting for cardiovascular risk factors.
Higher HbA1c levels in the year prior to ablation were linked to an increased risk for post-ablation AF recurrence in patients with diabetes.