The 2020 update for adults with heart failure includes 13 performance measures, 4 quality measures, 1 structural measure, and 2 rehabilitation performance measures.
Calcium activity was detected in microglia calcium during the hyperacute phase of ischemic stroke.
No association was observed between elective PCI appropriateness and 90-day outcomes.
Patients who have truncus arteriosus with moderate or worse initial truncal valve regurgitation or stenosis may be at risk for truncal valve intervention.
Treatment with ACEI and/or ARBs was not found to increase the rates of COVID-19 infection or associated mortality.
Flow-dependent expression of ACE2 was found to be associated with the susceptibility of brain endothelial cells to be directly infected by SARS-CoV-2.
Virtual or remote telehealth cardiac rehabilitation programs implemented during the COVID-19 pandemic were found to maintain levels of patient acceptance, adherence, as well as referral.
Cannabis users were found to have higher rates of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) and recurrent AMI compared with nonusers.
Higher serum levels of VCAM-1 may be associated with incident HFpEF.
There is a trend toward a decreasing age for diagnosis of cardiovascular disease and associated risk factors among women.