Practice Management

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.

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.

Emergency Department Minute Quiz: Older Man Thrashing and Unresponsive

September 16, 2020

An unresponsive older man presents to the emergency department after bystanders report he was thrashing around unconscious at a fast-food restaurant.

Study Finds CAC Scores Better for Predicting Events in Women Than Men

September 12, 2020

Data from more than 4500 diabetics suggest CAC was better at predicting CVD and all-cause mortality in women than in men.

Trends and Outcomes of Stroke in Women with Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy

September 11, 2020

A study published in an AHA journal describes recent trends, predictors, and outcomes of stroke in patients with hypertensive disorders of pregnancy.

Galectin-3 Could Help Predict Cardiovascular Events in Diabetics

September 09, 2020

A study from ESC Congress 2020 dove deeper into associations between specific biomarkers and risk of CV events in CAD patients with and without diabetes.

ESC Congress 2020 Hot Line Reviews

September 07, 2020

Dr. Gregory Weiss compiles thoughts and perspective on hot line trials presented at ESC Congress 2020.

Burkert Pieske, MD: Sacubitril/Valsartan for HFpEF

September 06, 2020

Lead investigator of the PARALLAX trial discusses whether he feels clinical data related to sacubitril/valsartan is strong enough to warrant prescribing it for HFpEF patients.