The American College of Cardiology's 68th Annual Scientific Session has released the 2019 ACC/AHA Guideline on the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease.
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Coronary Disease - Other
March 15, 2019
Very useful open access review, especially the simple figure on page 959.
March 4, 2019
An important review in a mainstream periodical read by cardiologist colleagues.
In Global News: Air Pollution Threatens Global Health, a PDA Occlusion Device for Premature Babies, and Medication Cost and Nonadherence
January 18, 2019
Patient Care and General Interest Air pollution tops the World Health Organization’s list of Top 10 threats to global health.
Right Ventricular Pulmonary Coupling as a Therapeutic Target in Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction
January 18, 2019
A good attempt to shed some light into the somewhat challenging concept of heart failure with preserved ejection fraction, on the occasion of a small randomized controlled trial on albuterol.
December 26, 2018
A randomized controlled trial coauthored by the Editor-in-Chief of the host periodical on the risk management of multivessel diabetic coronopathy.
August 31, 2018
A balanced editorial discussing the relevant RCT from Britain. The esteemed authors are correct to highlight the overall discouraging survival from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest WITHOUT NEUROLOGICAL DEFICIT. What does need to be done to improve a 3% acceptable outcome?
July 25, 2018
Interesting to read that percutaneous coronary intervention did not confer any survival benefit (nor protection from myocardial infarction) in an international randomized controlled trial of 888 patients when compared to medical therapy!
June 1, 2018
Patient Care and General Interest
May 23, 2018
Over 1200 patients with stable coronary artery disease and at least one angiographically-significant stenosis were randomized to percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) plus medical therapy or medical therapy alone for lesions with fractional flow reserve (FFR) <0.8. FFR-guided PCI was associated with a significantly reduced composite outcome (d