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No proof for short-term cardiovascular risk with testosterone, reports a meta-analysis

A meta-analysis published in The Lancet Healthy Longevity journal reported that there is no evidence to indicate that testosterone increases short-ter ...

21 June 2022
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Obstructive sleep apnea associated with abnormal myocardial blood flow reserve, reports a study

A study presented at the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging 2022 Annual Meeting reported that there is a link between the OSA and abnor ...

21 June 2022
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Screening of individuals with sudden cardiac arrest risk through electrical test

Researchers at the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute have developed a new electrical test that will allow screening several gene mutations to de ...

20 June 2022
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COVID-19 vaccination reduces hospitalization and mortality in HF patients

A study published in Journal of Cardiac Failure reported that patients with heart failure not vaccinated with COVID-19 vaccine are three times more li ...

20 June 2022
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Multiple conditions affecting heart increases risk of dementia

A study published in The Lancet Healthy Longevity reported that people with multiple health conditions that affect the heart are at increased risk of ...

19 June 2022
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Differences in BP When Wrong Cuff Size Is Used

The study found that using the regular adult cuff in all individuals had striking differences in blood pressure......... ...

2 March 2022
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More Evidence Links MI to Cognitive Decline Over Time

Patients who have had a myocardial infarction (MI) experience faster cognitive decline over time than immediately after the event ...

20 February 2022
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High risk of recurrent stroke among young marijuana users

Young marijuana users who have a history of stroke or TIA remain at significantly higher risk of future stroke. It is essential to increase awareness ...

14 February 2022
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Long-Term Kawasaki CV Risk Remains Small

The long-term risk of cardiovascular (CV) sequelae does not appear to be clinically meaningful for most patients, though vasculitis of the coronary ar ...

12 February 2022
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Heart Failure Conflux 2022 - a virtual conference

Heart failure Conflux 2022 - A two day virtual conference focussed on basic and clinical research in the heart failure began on 4th Feb 2022. ...

6 February 2022
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Amarin Receives Positive Recommendation From UK NICE For Reimbursement Of Vazkepa® (Icosapent Ethyl)

Amarin Corporation plc announces that the UK’s National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) is recommending icosapent ethyl (marketed un ...

13 June 2022
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Resubmission of new drug application for Sotagliflozin by Lexicon for treating heart failure

Lexicon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced that it has resubmitted a New Drug Application (NDA) to US FDA for the approval for the marketing and sale of ...

2 June 2022
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Anumana’s ECG Pulmonary Hypertension Early Detection AI Algorithm received Breakthrough Device Designation from FDA

Anumana, Inc. announced that the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Breakthrough Device Designation to its AI-enhanced, ECG-based Pulmo ...

29 May 2022
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Inhaled treprostinil approved by FDA for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension and PH-ILD

United Therapeutics Corporation announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved treprostinil inhalation powder for the t ...

26 May 2022
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Cytokinetics announced trial results for aficamten and omecamtiv

Cytokinetics, Incorporated announced positive data relating to aficamten from REDWOOD-HCM OLE and the results from two additional analyses of omecamti ...

25 May 2022

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Long-Term Mortality in Cardioinhibitory Carotid Sinus Hypersensitivity Patient ...

The long-term mortality rate of a cohort of CICSH patients is described and also compared total mortality, cardiovascular mortality, mortality due to ...

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Association Between Oral Health And Cardiovascular Disease

Recent studies have indicated that people with poor oral health are at increased risk of developing cardiovascular diseases. Poor oral health includes ...

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Scientific statement from AHA on Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring in Children and Adolescents

The scientific statement from American Heart Association on ambulatory blood pressure monitoring in children and adolescents provides guidance in the ...

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Prevention and Management of fall in Cardiovascular Diseases: A Scientific Statement from AHA

A scientific statement from the American Heart Association offers consensus on the evaluation, prevention, and management of falls in patients with ca ...

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Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: Review of Its Efficacy In Patients With Aortic Stenosis

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) is one of the most preferred procedure for aortic valve replacement. It is also effective in inoperable ...

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Return to work after aortic valve replacement surgery and coronary artery bypass grafting

Patients with aortic valve replacement and coronary artery bypass graft are less likely to resume work after surgery. Measures to deal with pre- and p ...

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Review - Transcatheter Treatment of Valvular Heart Disease

Transcatheter valve therapies prove to be a valuable therapeutic option for people suffering from Valvular Heart Disease. ...

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Review of the Oculocardiac Reflex

The review aimed at generating evidence based data to assess the risk of oculocardiac reflex elicited during strabismus surgery and devise ways to avo ...

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Gene Therapy for Atrial Fibrillation

Gene therapy is evolving as a promising treatment approach in atrial fibrillation. The primary difference between the current treatment and gene thera ...

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Is there any link between coronary heart disease and COPD?

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is a major cause of morbidity and mortality throughout the world. There are several COPD patients that are at in ...

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2022 AHA/ACC/HFSA Guideline for the Management of Heart Failure

The “2013 ACCF/AHA Guideline for the Management of Heart Failure” and the “2017 ACC/AHA/HFSA Focused Update of the 2013 ACCF/AHA Guideline for t ...

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Palliative Care in Advanced Heart Failure

Palliative care is provided to a person suffering from an incurable disease. Although the disease in such patients may respond to treatment, it is pro ...

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Long-Term Mortality in Cardioinhibitory Carotid Sinus Hypersensitivity Patient

The long-term mortality rate of a cohort of CICSH patients is described and also compared total mortality, cardiovascular mortality, mortality due to ...

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Cholesterol Transport Dysfunction and Its Involvement in Atherogenesis

Disorders of cholesterol metabolism is examined and their possible effect on atherogenesis. Reverse transport of cholesterol and its association with ...

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In-hospital Mortality in Patients With Acute Limb Ischemia

The morbidity and mortality profile of ALI emergencies is analysed in Brazil between 2008 and 2019. Results shows trend to worse prognosis in ALI emer ...

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Popliteal artery entrapment syndrome

PAES is an uncommon cause of lower extremity exertional claudication due to external compression of vascular structures in the popliteal fossa. A deve ...

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An Overview on Lupus Vasculitis

Lupus vasculitis (LV) is one of the secondary vasculitides occurring in the setting of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) in approximately 50% of pati ...

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Extracranial vertebral artery dissection

The sonographic findings of extracranial Vertebral artery dissection are presented and analysed the diagnostic reliability of Ultra-sound in compariso ...

Case Of The Week

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Thrombus in LAD with TIMI II flow. ...

This is a case of a 28-yea young patient named Vinod Mackrana. The patient had a Acute AWMI with on going chest pain on 12th August 2003 i.e. on the R ...

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Anterior Myocardial Infarction

A 68 years old gentleman was admitted to the primary care hospital with Anterior Wall Myocardial Infarction of 12 hrs duration. He was not thrombolyze ...

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Sinus Arrythmia

Despite the fact that PP intervals vary by >=0.16 second, all P waves and PR intervals are identical in any single lead. ...

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Expert Consensus Document on the Use of Antiplatelet Agents

The Task Force on the Use of Antiplatelet Agents in Patients with Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease of the European Society of Cardiology ...

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2018 AHA/ACC/AACVPR/AAPA/ ABC/ACPM/ADA/AGS/APhA/ASPC/ NLA/PCNA Guideline on the Management of Blood Cholesterol

A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association. Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines... ...

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2011 ACCF/AHA/SCAI Guideline for Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

A Report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association. Task Force on Practice Guidelines and the Society for Cardiovasc ...

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2011 ACCF/AHA Guideline for Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery.

A Report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation/ American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines. Developed in Collaboration Wi ...

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Surgery for Aortic Dilatation in Patients With Bicuspid Aortic Valves

A Statement of Clarification From the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines ...

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Considerations for Restarting Anticoagulation

Infograph - guidance for considering when and whether a patient should resume anticoagulation therapy. In most cases, restarting OAC after a bleeding ...

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2020 ACC Expert Consensus Decision Pathway on Management of Bleeding in Patients on Oral Anticoagulants

2020 ACC Expert Consensus Decision Pathway on Management of Bleeding in Patients on Oral Anticoagulants: A Report of the American College of Cardiolog ...

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Assessing Bleed Severity and Managing Major and Non-Major Bleeds

2020 ACC Expert Consensus Decision Pathway on Management of Bleeding in Patients on Oral Anticoagulants: A Report of the American College of Cardiolog ...

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Potassium Binders in the Management of Chronic Hyperkalemia

Potassium Binders in the Management of a potentially life threatening condition, Chronic Hyperkalemia................... ...

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Perioperative management of DOACs

Perioperative management of DOACs - Problems, Solutions, Perioperative management of DOACs and How to prevent potential errors ...

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Medication Safety: Switching P2Y12 Inhibitors

Oral P2Y12 inhibitors vary in potency and pharmacokinetic and dynamic parameters. Drug interactions between P2Y12 inhibitors can lead to inadequate pl ...

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Aspirin Therapy in Primary Prevention of ASCVD

The use of Aspirin therapy in primary prevention of Atheroschlerotic Cardiovascular Disease............................. ...

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Safe prescribing and use of Valsartan

Combining Sacubitril/Valsartan with an ACE inhibitor or ARB increases risk of adverse effects. Use of ARB or ACE inhibitor should be discontinued befo ...

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Managing chronic mild hypertension in pregnancy lowers risk of neonatal, fetal outcomes

A study being presented at the American College of Cardiology’s (ACC) 71st Annual Scientific Session reported that targeting the blood pressure lowe ...

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ACCLAIM-Advanced Chronic Heart Failure CLinical Assessment of Immune Modulation Therapy

Advanced Chronic Heart Failure CLinical Assessment of Immune Modulation Therapy ...

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ACCF -The American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association

Multicenter Assessment of the Utilization of SPECT Myocardial Perfusion Imaging Using the ACCF Appropriateness Criteria: The ACCF and United Matters o ...

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ACC AMI GAP- American College of Cardiology Acute Myocardial Infarction Guidelines Applied to Practice

American College of Cardiology Acute Myocardial Infarction Guidelines Applied to Practice Study ...

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ABSORB-Bio ABSORBable stents

Bio ABSORBable stents ...

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Cor Triatriatum...

Cor triatriatum is a cardiac disease that is developed durin ...

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Brugada Syndrome...

Brugada syndrome was first explained in 1992 by Josep and Pe ...

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Cardiac Syndrome X...

The other name of cardiac syndrome X is microvascular angina ...

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Pulmonic Regurgitati...

Pulmonic regurgitation is also known as pulmonary regurgitat ...

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Pulmonic Stenosis...

Pulmonic stenosis can be defined as a condition in which the ...

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Loeffler Endocarditi...

Loeffler endocarditis was first reported in the year 1936 by ...

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Libman-Sacks Endocar...

Libman-Sacks Endocarditis is a form of nonbacterial thrombot ...

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Holiday Heart Syndro...

Holiday heart syndrome is characterized by the presence of f ...

Special Considerations in Screening of M

Discussion on athletes with underlying coronary artery disease: Special Considerations in ...

Helping Patients Improve Lifestyle Behav

Digital and wearable technologies used by patients to change their lifestyle behaviors an...

Pathophysiology and Therapeutic Approach

Mathew Maurer, MD and Stephen J. Nicholls, MBBS, PhD, FACC, with Yuvraj Chowdhury, MD, dis...

Optimal Medical Therapy Prior to Interve

It is important that patients with reduced heart function are treated with drugs that have...

Lipoprotein(a) and Benefit of PCSK9 Inhi

Gregory G. Schwartz, MD, PhD and Glenn A. Hirsch MD, MHS, FACC, with Lindsay Panah, MD, di...

Atrial Fibrillation Management in Athlet

Michael S. Emery, MD, MS, FACC debates Mark S Link, MD on Atrial Fibrillation Management i...
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Journal of the American College of Cardiology

Peer-reviewed journal dealing with cardiovascular medicine.

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Circulation

Publishes original research manuscripts in Cardiovascular Medicine.

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The Lancet

The journal strives to make science widely available.

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New England Journal of Medicine

NEJM delivers high-quality, peer-reviewed research articles.

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European Heart Journal

Peer-reviewed journal dealing with cardiovascular medicine.

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American Heart Journal

Goal is to provide the reader primary investigation, scholarly reviews.

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EP Europace

Scientific work and reviews in the fields of Arrhythmias, Pacing & Electrophysiology

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British Journal of Cardiology

Unique peer-reviewed publication linking primary & secondary care.

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Cathetirization & Cardiovascular Interventions

Related to invasive and interventional coronary or peripheral vascular techniques

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Journal of Cardiac Failure

Articles on clinical research, basic human studies, animal studies, on Heart Failure.

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AJC

Journal with focus on the practical & clinical approaches.

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International Journal of Cardiology

The journal serves practicing clinicians and researchers.