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Low lipoprotein(a) concentrations and protection against coronary artery disease provided by frequent LPA KIV-2 variants

This study shows that moderate lifelong reductions in Lp(a) concentration result in a clinical benefit in the form of a lower risk of coronary artery ...

4 August 2021
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CABG outperforms PCI in improving long-term survival in patients with ischemic heart failure: A Study

According to the findings of a large, retrospective registry-based study, revascularization with CABG in HF patients was associated with better long-t ...

4 August 2021
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Cardiac PET Imaging using Fluorine-18-Flubrobenguane and Carbon-11-Hydroxyephedrine Regional Distribution

This study shows that both FBBG and HED produce equivalent global and regional distributions in patients with and without ischemic cardiomyopathy. ...

4 August 2021
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The area available for the propagation of atrial fibrillation is an essential determinant of recurrence after ablation

The post-ablation scar that divides the atria into smaller regions predicts AF recurrence better than the LA volume and total scar. ...

4 August 2021
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Using a Pulmonary-to-Systemic Arterial Shunt to treat children who have severe pulmonary hypertension

As per this study, a pulmonary-to-systemic arterial shunt can provide significant clinical improvement to a child with severe PH that is both long-las ...

4 August 2021
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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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Precordial R-prime wave: Discriminator between cardiac sarcoidosis and arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy

Cardiac sarcoidosis with right ventricular involvement can be distinguished from arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy by the presence of an ...

20 July 2021
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Use of intra-aortic balloon pump following percutaneous coronary in less severe stages of cardiogenic shock

The findings of this study have successfully demonstrated that mortality can be reduced if an intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP) is used in the less se ...

16 July 2021
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Study compares Sirolimus Coated MagicTouch to Paclitaxel drug-eluting balloons for one-year outcomes

The SIRPAC study, at 12 months follow-up, found no clinical difference between the sirolimus-coated balloon and the latest generation paclitaxel-coate ...

4 August 2021
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The American College of Cardiology has released new guidelines for treating ASCVD patients with high triglycerides

A new ECDP from the American College of Cardiology highlights experts' recommendations on statin and triglyceride non-statin treatment options for the ...

3 August 2021
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Prevail DCB catheter by Medtronic launched in Europe.

The CE Mark approval was received by Prevail drug-coated balloon (DCB) catheter, and Medtronic has announced its launch in Europe. Percutaneous corona ...

2 August 2021
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Octo- and Nonagenarian patient’s European CRUZ SENIOR trial evaluates Supraflex Cruz DES.

The CRUZ SENIOR trial, a prospective study, was conducted to evaluate PCI patients using Supraflex Cruz sirolimus-eluting stent. ...

1 August 2021
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3M TAVR Study: Minimalist TAVI pathway saves money in intermediate-risk patients compared to surgery

Significant cost savings were achieved by the 3M TAVR study in the first 30 days among patients with intermediate-risk compared to surgery. ...

31 July 2021

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Exploring the Operative Strategy for Secondary Mitral Regurgitation...

The benefits and limitations of each surgical option for secondary mitral regurgitation where pathology lies within the ventricle, were identified. ...

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Bone marrow morphology is a strong discriminator between chronic eosinophilic leukemia, not otherwise specified and reactive idiopathic hypereosinophilic syndrome

To examine whether the morphological features of bone marrow might aid in the differential diagnosis of these two entities. ...

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Exploring the Operative Strategy for Secondary Mitral Regurgitation

The benefits and limitations of each surgical option for secondary mitral regurgitation where pathology lies within the ventricle, were identified. ...

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Hypotension in ICU Patients Receiving Vasopressor Therapy

Vasopressin is used to treat hypotension(fall in blood pressure), patient experience hypotension in ICU due to fear of shock or surgery, In order to m ...

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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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Libman-Sacks endocarditis and associated cerebrovascular disease: The role of medical therapy

Determined if conventional anti-inflammatory and anti-thrombotic therapy is an effective therapy in SLE patients with Libman-Sacks endocarditis and as ...

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The Correlation Between Migraine and Patent Foramen Ovale

Migraine is more prevalent in subjects with PFO and vice versa. The treatment of migraine with percutaneous closure PFO remains controversial. ...

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Current outcomes and treatment of tetralogy of Fallot

Historical view, current treatment strategies and recent challenges regarding Tetralogy of Fallot (ToF) which is type of heart disease. ...

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Acquired Comorbidities in Adults with Congenital Heart Disease: An Analysis of the German National Register for Congenital Heart Defects

Study is done to analyse the acquired comorbidities in patients with congenital heart disease to achieve optimal long-term outcomes. ...

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Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring to Diagnose and Manage Hypertension

Ambulatory blood pressure (BP) monitoring establishment and recommendation as the method of choice for the assessment of BP and for the rational use o ...

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Targeting Cardiomyocyte Ca2+ Homeostasis in Heart Failure

Cardiomyocyte Ca2+ homeostasis is recognized as a novel therapeutic strategies that target basal disease mechanisms and improve success rate in treatm ...

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Echocardiographic diagnosis of rare pathological patterns of sinus of Valsalva aneurysm

The value of echocardiography in the diagnosis of a sinus of Valsalva aneurysm (SVA) with rare pathological patterns is evaluated and improve its diag ...

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Arterial Stiffness Is Increased in Patients With Type1 Diabetes Without Cardiovascular Disease

Relationship between arterial stiffness and low-grade inflammation in subjects with type 1 diabetes without clinical cardiovascular disease is investi ...

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Incidence, Characteristics and Atherosclerotic Involvement of Coronary Artery Anomalies in Adult Population Undergoing Catheter Coronary Angiography

Evaluate the incidence, characteristics and atherosclerotic involvement of CAAs in adult population undergoing catheter coronary angiography. ...

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Increased All-Cause Mortality Associated With Digoxin Therapy in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation

This review demonstrates that digoxin should be avoided as a first-line agent for heart rate control in atrial fibrillation patients. ...

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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Pulseless electrical activity after traumatic cardiac arrest: life or death?

The purpose of the study was to assess the outcomes of patients who had undergone traumatic cardiac arrest presenting with PEA (Pulseless Electrical ...

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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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ESC Guidelines for the management of adult congenital heart disease

This guideline has the new evidence that is accumulated for the patient group, particularly on percutaneous interventional techniques and risk stratif ...

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2018 ESC Guidelines for the management of cardiovascular diseases during pregnancy

Since the previous version of these Guidelines was published in 2012, new evidence has accumulated, particularly on diagnostic techniques, risk assess ...

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ESC Guidelines for the management of acute coronary syndromes

The clinical presentation of acute coronary syndromes (ACS) is broad. It ranges from cardiac arrest, electrical or haemodynamic instability with cardi ...

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ESC Guidelines on sports cardiology and exercise in patients with cardiovascular disease

Exercise recommendations and eligibility criteria for sports participation in competitive athletes with cardiovascular disease (CVD) were originally p ...

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ESC Guidelines on diabetes, pre-diabetes, and cardiovascular diseases developed in collaboration with the EASD

This is the third set of Guidelines produced by the ESC in collaboration with the EASD, designed to provide guidance on the management and prevention ...

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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

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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DOAC Dosing for Atrial Fibrillation (AFib)

DOAC Dosing Recommendations in AFib ...

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Management of Cardiotoxicity Induced by Anthracyclines and HER2 Antagonists

Info graphics deals with the preventive strategies in the treatment. ...

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Effect of Genotype-Guided Oral P2Y12 Inhibitor Selection vs Conventional Clopidogrel Therapy on Ischemic Outcomes After Percutaneous Coronary Intervention: The TAILOR-PCI Randomized Clinical Trial

After percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), patients with CYP2C19*2 or *3 loss-of-function (LOF) variants treated with clopidogrel have increased ...

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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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Peripheral Artery Di...

Peripheral artery disease, or PAD, affects 8 million America ...

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Medication Guide to ...

A Guide to taking RIVAROXABAN. This Medication Guide does no ...

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Percutaneous Coronar...

A Procedure called percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) ...

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Role of bare metal s...

Role and choice of BMS in interventional cardiology for the ...

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Patient education on...

Educating patient on percutaneous coronary intervention with ...

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Congenital Heart Dis...

Congenital means present from birth. So, congenital heart de ...

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Atrial Fibrillation ...

Under normal circumstances, the human heart pumps to a stron ...

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Coronary artery dise...

Coronary artery disease (called CAD for short) is the leadin ...

Patient Education in the Peripheral Arte

Dr. Brian Kolski and Dr. C. Michael Gibson Discuss ...

The Prognostic Impact of Revascularizati

Dr. Andrew McNeice and Dr. Srihari Naidu Discuss Revascularization Strategy in Acute Myoc...

Rivaroxaban in Preventing Thrombosis in

Christopher Guiliano, clinical pharmacist, is back on The Rounds Table with Carrie Hartner...
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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.