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Cardiac Guidelines

May 18, 2024
Succinct but comprehensive expert viewpoint on Support in Cardiogenic Shock vis -a -vis the manuscript of DanGer trial on promising results of Impella in highly selected subgroup (360 patients in a decade). The important point made is that of careful selection
January 23, 2024
Interesting conclusion on superiority of CRT over ICD
September 12, 2023
Survivors of Acute Stanford B (DeBakey III) in Holland: a patient-cantered follow-up indicating that the treatment strategy did not influence quality of life.
August 17, 2023
This study compared in-hospital mortality risk prediction after cardiac surgery using the EuroSCORE II system with results generated by several machine-learning techniques. The dataset contained 227,087 adult patients, among whom there were 6,258 deaths (2.76 percent).
August 16, 2023
Recently, NICE released guidance from the British regulatory body limiting the Ozaki operation to research until further review, which is scheduled in three calendar years. The overarching concern appears to be the durability of the autoprosthesis. NICE guidelines have the strongest influence in healthcare in the United Kingdom and often abroad.
May 8, 2023
This article presents a tier-based framework with proposed benchmarks for the development of quality pediatric and congenital heart disease care in resource-limited settings. This was achieved by identifying the most common barriers to care and using a literature review method to determine the most effective solutions.
February 12, 2023
This guideline on acute mechanical circulatory support covers medical and surgical treatment of cardiogenic and pulmonary shock, management of patients supported with temporary mechanical circulatory support devices, complications, special populations, as well as palliative care, social and ethical dilemmas.
February 3, 2023
Since reexploration after cardiac surgery, most often for bleeding, is used as a metric to assess surgical performance, surgeons may delay returning to the operating room in favor of attempting nonoperative management.
September 20, 2022
Plasma metabolomic profiles were examined to determine differences in social determinants of health between Black and white women. This observational study paves the groundwork for further investigation of social disparity in atheromatous disease.
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