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Basic Science

June 23, 2022
This scientific statement is a granular contribution to a major cardiovascular issue, illuminating nuances of the "generally recognized as safe" (GRAS) FDA designation. One would expect the relevant Thoracic Associations in North America and Europe to contribute to this debate.
May 26, 2022
No statistical significance ,between the two arms, regarding the OVERALL survival in this RCT funded by the supplier and manufacturer of the immunotherapy in question....
May 18, 2022
Gripping vignette of a fatal case of renocardiac pathologies. The stills from the (sadly non-contrast) CTA are most interesting.
April 5, 2022
A brief but comprehensive editorial on nuances of the links between atrial fibrillation and heart failure, apropos a trial we have commented recently on, by the Johns Hopkins team that develops the calmodulin-dependent protein kinase II inhibitor molecules   
March 30, 2022
Interesting case-control study on variations of aortovascular compliance 
March 4, 2022
A paper that addresses a gap in knowledge and will guide future research: of particular interest, the penultimate paragraph on The Role of Interventions.
February 24, 2022
Interesting study of hypertrophied human cardiomyocytes
December 12, 2021
Interesting early work  on the prognostic value in aortic disease of the cross-link component in the elastin.
November 19, 2021
Impressive  decrease of death (by approximaltely 40% !) in 2 years from a small RCT in elective structural heart surgery for degeneration. The assumption is  a benefit  by improvement in right ventricular dynamics
November 1, 2021
An extremely useful and free-access update on a major vascular entity. The 'Areas of Uncertainty'  is a particularly useful chapter, discussing the available technology and its current supra-renal limitations and the emerging solutions.

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