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Cardiovascular Disease


The Practical Cardiology™ Cardiovascular Disease clinical resource center hosts content related to a wide array of cardiovascular conditions. The leading cause of death in the United States, the term cardiovascular disease encompasses a multitude of conditions and this page serves as a hub for information to several of the most common conditions, including atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, acute coronary syndromes, hypertension, and more.

Top Cardiometabolic Pipeline News for 2022

December 27, 2022

For the final week of the year, our editorial team is recapping our the most talked about phase 3 trial news, approvals, and CRLs related to cardiometabolic health in 2022, including empagliflozin, bempedoic acid, mavacamten, and more!

Cardiology Month in Review: December 2022

December 24, 2022

The December 2022 cardiology month in review features the announcement of CLEAR Outcomes meeting its primary end point, a pair of new scientific statements from the American Heart Association, and more!

American College of Cardiology Releases Global Report on Cardiovascular Disease Burden

December 13, 2022

Released on December 12, the ACC's "Global Burden of Cardiovascular Diseases and Risks Collaboration" report provides an overview of trends in cardiovascular disease from 21 distinct regions defined by location and income level.

AHA Releases Scientific Statement on Acute Coronary Syndromes in Older Patients

December 12, 2022

Published on December 12, the American Heart Association's scientific statement on diagnosis and management of acute coronary syndromes in older adults provides a review of several important topics including physiological changes, the influence of common geriatric syndromes, and age-appropriate and guideline-concordant recommendations for this patient population.