A middle-aged woman who received a heart transplant 1 year ago presents with mild fever and generalized weakness.
Heart failure is the number 1 reason for patient re-admittance to acute-care facilities according to the American Heart Association.
Avoiding 3 major risk factors for heart failure—hypertension, diabetes, and obesity—may reduce the likelihood of heart failure development.
Subclinicial hypothyroidism has been associated with an increased risk for coronary heart disease events and mortality.
A primer on premature ventricle contractions with commentary from 2 arrhythmic/heart failure experts.
While ARVD/C management has greatly improved, more precautions—particularly in genetic testing and exercise—need to be taken.
Clinician Viewpoints on the "2016 ACC/AHA/HFSA Focused Update on New Pharmacological Therapy for Heart Failure"
Drs Tauras and Patel from Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, New York weigh in on what the new heart failure therapeutic guidelines mean for practicing clinicians.
Clinicians seek stronger collaboration between cardiology and oncology as well as evidence-based treatment guidelines.
Ixmyelocel-T therapy reduced clinical cardiac events and improved patient outcomes.
Exercise's potential positive effects on cardiovascular disease and heart failure may be possible regardless of frequency and time of initiation.
Patients with heart failure rarely use evidence-based alternative treatments such as yoga or massage, to manage their comorbid chronic pain.
High-sensitivity cardiac troponin is associated with incident heart failure.
Researchers discovered an association between global pulmonary vascular remodeling and pulmonary hypertension in patients with heart failure.
The American College of Cardiology released a decision pathway addressing 10 pivotal issues in heart failure with reduced ejection fraction.
Patients with chronic heart failure and diabetes may have a greater reduction in mortality with higher beta-blocker doses.
Incident heart failure hospitalizations were reduced with plant-based diets.
In addition to known risk factors, coffee consumption reduces the risk of poor outcomes in heart failure and stroke.
Researchers compared different administrations of furosemide in patients with acute decompensated heart failure.
Patients with heart failure who received transcatheter aortic valve replacements saw decrease in aortic valve mean gradient.
A study examined whether patients with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction who do not tolerate a high enalapril dose may still benefit from lower doses.
Patients who received synchronized left ventricular pacing with the AdaptivCRT had a lower risk of developing atrial fibrillation compared with patients who received conventional cardiac resynchronization therapy.
The Cardiology Advisor Articles
- A 45-Year-Old Man Presents to the ED With Shortness of Breath, Confusion
- A 56-Year-Old Man With Flu-Like Symptoms Presents With Palpitations
- Acute Coronary Syndrome Benefits From Both Antiplatelets and DOACs
- 6MWT Clinically Relevant and Appropriate Prognostic Tool for PAH
- Fear of E-Cigarette Harm Cuts Teenagers' Use
- Clopidogrel Tablets Recalled Due to Mislabeling
- Mandatory Screening for Congenital Heart Disease: Effects on Infant Mortality
- Short-Run Atrial Tachyarrhythmia Associated With Increased Stroke Risk
- Effects of High-Intensity Exercise Training in Previously Sedentary Adults
- ACC Releases Decision Pathway on Heart Failure With Reduced Ejection Fraction
- Clinical Challenge: Upper Respiratory Infection 1 Year After Heart Transplant
- Use of Multiple Antihypertensive Agents Has Increased in Hospitalizations Complicated by Preeclampsia
- Targeting Underlying Conditions May Improve Sinus Rhythm in Atrial Fibrillation
- Metformin May Preserve Beta-Cell Function in T2DM
- A 67-Year-Old Man With Shortness of Breath After the Sonoma-Napa Wildfires