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Cardiac

May 13, 2020
This original article using very carefully the propensity match analysis tried to answer the question regarding long-term outcomes of patients with severely reduced left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF) who undergo revascularization by percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) or coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG).  
May 11, 2020
Interesting hypothesis in a rodent model of myxomatous degeneration.
May 6, 2020
This article describes recommendations from the North American leadership in regards to the safe reintroduction of cardiovascular services during the COVID-19 pandemic including, but not limited to, ethical considerations, the importance of collaboration amongst public health officials and cardiovascular specialties, and protection of healthcare work
April 16, 2020
A prepublication manuscript describing a balanced system for multidimensional decision making about timing of surgery in the COVID era.
April 16, 2020
The UNOS donor heart allocation system was revised in 2018, giving priority to patients on inpatient mechanical circulatory support (MCS).  Patients admitted with heart failure-associated cardiogenic shock were tracked for the frequency of use of mechanical circulatory support before and after implementation of this change.   In non-transplant center
April 14, 2020
Guidance document to assist in decision making and triage of congenital cardiac surgical patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.
April 9, 2020
Another refreshing change of pace with an interesting pre-translational contibution to the genetics of atrial dysrhythmias.
January 8, 2020
A medium size RCT with encouraging surgical outcomes in the era of TAVI expansion.....
November 22, 2019
Puzzling subgroup from the GALILEO trial, which appears in the same issue of the periodical as an article that discredits the use of rivaroxaban as thromboprevention strategy :
October 29, 2019
This article reviews real-life outcomes of 42,714 patients undergoing coronary bypass grafting from 2005 to 2012.

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