Clinical

 

No Difference in 5-Year Health Status Among High-Risk Patients Undergoing TAVR or SAVR

September 30, 2020

A prespecified analysis of a clinical trial in high-risk aortic stenosis patients found no differences in health status at 5 years among patients undergoing SAVR vs TAVR.

Emergency Department Minute Quiz: Palpitations and Chest Pressure

September 29, 2020

Our latest Emergency Department Minute Quiz from Brady Pregerson, MD. Can you determine the correct diagnosis?

Kazem Rahimi, MD: Home Monitoring for Cardiology Patients

September 28, 2020

Kazem Rahimi, MD, discusses the prospect of home monitoring for heart failure patients and how technology needs to improve before it is a viable option for most patients.

"Stroke Clock" Could Help Streamline Care of Acute Stroke Patients

September 25, 2020

Could an alarm clock in the room where stroke care is performed contribute to more streamlined care?

Recurrent Events Declining, But Remain a Serious Risk for Heart Attack Survivors

September 24, 2020

While rates of recurrent events have declined, the rates of decline have not been equal between sexes and risk of recurrent events still pose a serious risk to heart attack survivors.

Resuming Sexual Activity Post-Heart Attack Could Increase Survival

September 23, 2020

New data suggest resuming or increasing sexual activity shortly after myocardial infarction could reduce risk of mortality.

Emergency Department Minute Quiz: Chest Pain in CAPD Patient

September 22, 2020

Our latest Emergency Department Minute Quiz from Brady Pregerson, MD. Can you determine the correct diagnosis?

Guy Mintz, MD: National Cholesterol Education Month 2020

September 21, 2020

Chief member of Practical Cardiology's editorial advisory board discusses his approach to cholesterol education and the current state of cholesterol management in 2020.

Mayo Clinic Study Finds Definitive Link Between Omega-3 Intake and Cardiovascular Risk

September 18, 2020

A meta-analysis of more than 3 dozen RCTs suggests increased intake of omega-3 supplements, such as EPA and DHA, was linked to a decreased risk of myocardial infarction action and coronary heart disease events.

Gregory Weiss, MD: Meeting the Challenges of Cholesterol Management

September 17, 2020

With September recognized as National Cholesterol Education Month, Dr. Weiss reflects on the importance of cholesterol management as part of mitigating risk of events in patients with ASCVD.