Carlos J Rodriguez, MD, discusses research presented at AHA 2021, which highlighted racial and ethnic disparities in anthracycline cardiotoxicity — a topic with limited prior data.
A team of researchers sought to identify the association between atrial fibrillation and breast cancer in women aged 66 years and older.
Using a retrospective analysis, researchers analyzed whether patients with heart failure at a clinic were receiving recommended doses for guideline-directed medical therapy.
In a large-scale analysis, researchers determined whether endovascular mechanical thrombectomy is a safe and effective therapy for acute ischemic stroke during pregnancy and the postpartum period.
Researchers evaluated the link between hydroxychloroquine use and corrected QT length in patients with SLE and RA without cardiovascular disease.
A group of researchers examined the safety and benefits of TCAR, TFCAS, and CEA in men and women.
Using a cohort of Medicare beneficiaries, researchers sought to determine the association between nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and heart failure.
Investigators compared the safety and efficacy of different treatments for patients with portal hypertension and cirrhosis.
Young adults with diabetes also report lower intention of receiving COVID-19 vaccination compared with those 60 years or older.
Higher baseline coffee consumption also linked to slower Aβ-amyloid accumulation during a 126-month study period as shown on brain MRI scans.
Investigators searched PubMed for randomized clinical trials on treating or preventing coronary artery disease to determine whether nonfatal myocardial infarction was a surrogate for all-cause or CV mortality.
Researchers performed a systematic economic review to study the intervention effectiveness and cost of self-measured BP monitoring with support.
Persistent subclinical hypothyroidism is linked to severe cardiovascular disease; monitoring thyroid levels may aid in identifying patients at risk.
EVT alone was neither noninferior nor superior to intravenous alteplase plus EVT for functional outcome at 90 days.
Low-carbohydrate no better for weight loss than higher-carbohydrate, low-fat diets; no difference seen for high-protein, Mediterranean diets.
Researchers sought to determine the association between cigarette smoking and blood pressure control in adults with hypertension.
To examine factors associated with late type 1A endoleaks and survival, researchers reviewed all elective EVAR from an institution over 8 years.
Odds of participation up for Blacks, Hispanics in breast, lung, prostate cancer trials in 2015 to 2019 compared with 2000 to 2004.
Odds of complications at 90 days requiring readmission lower with computer-assisted navigation, robotic-assistance TKAs.
U.K. study shows upper-limb disability at one year reduced with exercise versus usual care after nonreconstructive breast cancer surgery.