Clinical

Tsuyoshi Kaneko, MD: Gender Differences in Mitral Valve Re-Operation

July 14, 2020

A cardiac surgeon from Brigham and Women's Hospital discusses a recent study he led assessing gender disparities in outcomes following re-operation in patients who have undergone mitral valve repair.

Grant Reed, MD: Increase in Stress Cardiomyopathy During COVID-19

July 13, 2020

A new Cleveland Clinic study is shedding light on an apparent increase in rates of stress cardiomyopathy during the ongoing pandemic.

Apixaban Tops Other DOACs, Warfarin for Stroke Events in AF Patients with CKD

July 11, 2020

A new analysis of Medicare data from 2011-2017 is shedding light on the comparative effectiveness of DOACs versus warfarin in patients with AF and chronic kidney disease.

AHA, ISTH Release Statement on Venous Thromboembolism Research

July 10, 2020

Two major organizations have released a new statement outlining topics of research related to VTE in need of further research going forward.

Rates of Stress Cardiomyopathy Rising During COVID-19 Pandemic

July 09, 2020

New research from the Cleveland Clinic has uncovered a troubling trend related to stress from COVID-19 and cardiovascular health.

Hyung Chun, MD: Cause of Blood Clots in COVID-19

July 09, 2020

An associate professor of medicine at Yale School of Medicine discusses the results of a study aimed at assessing the potential pathophysiology of COVID-19-associated blood clots.

Quitting Smoking Drastically Improves Survival After Heart Attack

July 08, 2020

An analysis of data from a pair of major hospitals in Massachusetts is detailing the impact smoking cessation can have on survival in young patients with myocardial infarction.

Statin Use in Elderly Linked to Decrease in Risk of Death, Cardiovascular Mortality

July 07, 2020

New research is detailing the impact of statin use for primary prevention in elderly patients free from atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.

Onset Timing, Severity of Menopausal Symptoms Help Predict Increased CVD Risk

July 07, 2020

A pooled analysis of 6 studies indicates both timing and increased severity of vasomotor menopausal symptoms could signal increased risk of cardiovascular disease events.