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New CPR guidelines prioritize PPE in wake of contagious COVID-19 variants

The American Heart Association (AHA) and other organizations have collaborated on new CPR guidelines that make the health and safety of all healthcare ...

26 January 2022
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Echocardiographic Assessment of Melody Versus Sapien Valves Following Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve Replacement

The immediate and midterm echocardiographic performance of the Melody (Medtronic Inc) and Sapien (Edwards Lifesciences Inc) valves is compared after t ...

26 January 2022
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Performing TAVR and TMVR during the same hospitalization may provide value

Patients who undergo transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) and transcatheter mitral valve replacement (TMVR) during the same hospitalization t ...

26 January 2022
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Cusp Symmetry and Coronary Ostial Eccentricity and its Impact on Coronary Access Following TAVR

The cusp symmetry and coronary ostial eccentricity and its impact on coronary access following transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) is assess ...

26 January 2022
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Tracking non-primary PCI outcomes among men and women

Both men and women see significant benefits from non-primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), women do appear to have worse health outcomes t ...

26 January 2022
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High-dose icosapent ethyl treatment makes minimal impact on non-hospitalized COVID-19 patients

A new research presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2021 says that treating non-hospitalized COVID-19 patients with a ...

21 January 2022
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Stem cell therapy for heart failure lowers risk of adverse outcomes

Stem cell therapy can help heart failure (HF) patients decrease their risk of a non-fatal myocardial infarction (MI) or stroke, according to new resea ...

18 January 2022
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A study of moderate versus mild hypothermia in the comatose survivors-CAPITAL CHILL

The CAPITAL-CHILL study found that moderate hypothermia is no better than mild hypothermia in terms of improving neurological or mortality outcomes in ...

20 July 2021
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Ablation in Wolff Parkinson White Syndrome and Ebstein anomaly patients

The challenges presented in Wolff Parkinson White syndrome and Ebstein Anomaly patients can be overcome with improved acute success rates by using ele ...

20 July 2021
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Non-invasive electrocardiographic imaging for preprocedural diagnosis of infrequent ventricular arrhythmia patients

The origin of ventricular arrhythmias can be detected by ECGI mapping using a view into ventricular onset to screen patients for catheter ablation. ...

20 July 2021
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FDA announces recall of 95,000 directional atherectomy systems after 55 injuries

The FDA has announced that Medtronic is recalling its HawkOne Directional Atherectomy System, an interventional solution designed to remove blockages ...

25 January 2022
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Philips pledges to help American Heart Association raise awareness about CIED infections

Royal Philips has announced its plans to collaborate with the American Heart Association (AHA) to boost awareness about cardiovascular implantable ele ...

21 January 2022
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Meet the RNA molecule that guards against vascular disease

Researchers identified a molecule of RNA that helps protect a person’s blood vessel walls from vascular diseases such as atherosclerosis ...

18 January 2022
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A High-Risk Medical Device Didn't Meet Federal Standards

FDA sent warning letter to the manufacturer threatened to notify other federal health agencies about the inspection's findings after finding serious p ...

11 January 2022
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Cardiologists should promote influenza vaccination.

In the cardiology community, the COVID-19 pandemic has sparked interest because of the increased vulnerability of patients with underlying cardiac con ...

18 October 2021

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Insights on the Pathogenesis of Aneurysm through the Study of Hereditary Aortopathies...

We primarily focus on the pathogenesis of aneurysm of the proximal portion of aorta. We also discuss how mechanistic insights on TAA pathogenesis, and ...

Previous Weeks

Hereditary Influence in Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm and Dissection

This review discuss about human genetic discoveries, cellular and animal modelling of disease, and implications for aneurysm biology with special focu ...

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Identification of susceptibility loci for Takayasu arteritis through a large multi-ancestral genome

This article aims to investigate susceptibility of a rare Takayasu arteritis which is a rare inflammatory disease of large arteries through a large mu ...

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Venous cutdown versus the Seldinger technique for placement of totally implantable venous access ports

This article compare the efficacy and safety of three commonly used techniques for implanting in totally implantable venous access ports. It also incl ...

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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 ...

Previous Weeks

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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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Venous cutdown versus the Seldinger technique for placement of totally implantable venous access ports

This article compare the efficacy and safety of three commonly used techniques for implanting in totally implantable venous access ports. It also incl ...

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Timely management of cardiac tamponade in COVID-19 lead to favorable outcome unless ventricular failure develops

A study published in the Journal of Cardiac Surgery concludes that timely management is the key in cardiac tamponade along with concomitant biventricu ...

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Subclavian steal: Endovascular treatment of total occlusions of the subclavian artery using a retrograde trans radial subintimal approach

This article describes about a minimally invasive technique, utilizing combined antegrade-retrograde access and controlled subintimal dissection to tr ...

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Effects of simultaneous pancreas-kidney transplantation and kidney transplantation alone on the outcome of peripheral vascular diseases

This study was to determine the impact of SPKT and KTA on the progression of PAD and the development of lower-extremity ischemia, in a group of patien ...

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Surgical procedures including carotid-carotid crossover bypass and ring-stripping hybrid operation for Rile’s type 1A common carotid artery occlusion

This study, shows retrospective analysis of the surgical therapeutic effects of 6 patients with symptomatic Rile’s type 1A CCAO including carotid-ca ...

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The imaging appearances of various pericardial disorders

The article describes about in-accuracy or position in diagnostic imaging of pericardium as its involved in a variety of clinical disorders caused in ...

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Intracoronary dipyridamole reduces the incidence of abrupt vessel closure following PTCA

This article describes the effect of intracoronary dipyridamole on the incidence of abrupt vessel closure, myocardial infarction, necessity for bypass ...

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Cardiomyopathies and myocardial disorders in Africa: present status and the way forward

This review article shows that cardiomyopathies and few rare myocardial disorders continue to be important causes of morbidity and mortality in the Af ...

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Polymorphisms of the P-selectin gene and risk of myocardial infarction in men and women

This article determine whether a previously implicated polymorphism of the P-selectin gene was associated with myocardial infarction risk in men and w ...

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Risk Factors for Acute Rheumatic Fever: Literature Review and Protocol for a Case-Control Study in New Zealand

This article focus on comprehensive study of covering organism, host and environmental factors especially in New Zealand for Acute rheumatic fever and ...

Case Of The Week

This 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 ...

Previous Weeks

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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Know your patient's frailty

The nine point clinical frailty scale can help determine if a patient is at risk of poor outcomes and can guide communications between clinicians and ...

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Statin Drug Interactions with Immunosuppressants

Statin drug interactions with immunosuppressants. Statin related myopathy is dose related........................................... ...

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Potassium Binders in the Management of Chronic Hyperkalemia

Info graphic deals with the treatment plan. ...

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Combining antiplatelets and anticoagulants

Generally, patients who have an acute coronary syndrome and/or undergo percutaneous coronary intervention could benefit. ...

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Management of Cardiotoxicity Induced by BTK Inhibitors

Institute monitoring and management strategies outlined in the treatment. ...

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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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ABCD -Alternans Before Defibrillator Cardioverter

Alternans Before Defibrillator Cardioverter ...

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IMPLANTABLE CARDIOVE...

Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators plays a vital role i ...

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CARDIAC BYPASS SURGE...

Cardiac bypass surgery manages coronary artery disease. The ...

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INHERITED CARDIOVASC...

Inherited cardiovascular diseases may run into families. Peo ...

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RENAL ARTERY STENOSI...

Renal artery stenosis is a condition that involves narrowing ...

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ISCHEMIC STROKE...

Ischemic stroke is due to a block in the brain's blood vesse ...

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ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY TE...

Electrophysiology testing is performed to evaluate the healt ...

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OBSTETRICAL AND NEON...

Pregnancy results in several physiological changes. These ch ...

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RHEUMATIC HEART DISE...

Rheumatic Heart Disease is a complication of untreated or un ...

CardioNutrition - A Mediterranean Dietar

Compared to a more typical Western dietary pattern, a Mediterranean dietary pattern is ass...

Amiodarone Monitoring

In this interview, A. John Camm, MD, FACC and Uma Narasimhan Srivatsa MBBS, FACC, with Tif...

Contraception and Reproductive planning

In this interview, Kathryn J. Lindley, MD, FACC and Laxmi Mehta MD, FACC, with Lindsay Pan...

Finerenone in patients with chronic kidn

In this interview, Bertram Pitt, MD and Michelle L. O'Donoghue MD, FACC, with Michael Miko...

Dual antiplatelet therapy after coronary

In this episode, Prof Marco Valgimigli, MD, PhD, FESC and Poonam Velagapudi MD, MS discuss...

FFR Guided Revascularization Versus Conv

In this interview, John Camm and Pieter Smits discuss the Compare-Acute trial (Comparison ...
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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.