Category: Emerging Medicine

How (and Why) to Keep up with Emerging Medicine

September 9, 2020

Staying on top of emerging medicine is vital for providing the best care to patients and has multiple benefits for physicians. Staying on top of emerging medicine is vital for providing the best care to patients and has multiple benefits for physicians.

Rethinking Rhythm Control in AF: Sooner Rather than Later?

September 8, 2020

One of the several noteworthy trials presented at the virtual ESC Congress was the EAST-AFNET 4NET 4 trial, which was published concurrently in the New England Journal of Medicine. 

The Endothelium: A Common Denominator Underlying “Atypical” Manifestations of COVID-19?

June 15, 2020

A group of Italian researchers recently hypothesized that it is actually the endothelium that is being targeted by the COVID-19 virus.

The Relationship Between COVID-19 and Stroke

May 15, 2020

COVID-19 does not always fit into the pattern of respiratory illness. While initially unexpected, clinicians and researchers are learning more each day that COVID-19 infection wears many disguises. In some victims, it clearly does not make its initial appearance as a respiratory virus.

Heartline “Virtual” Randomized Trial Opens Enrollment

February 24, 2020

Atrial Fibrillation: Scope of the Problem The prevalence of atrial fibrillation (AF) in the United States is estimated to rise from ≈5.2 million in 2010 to 12.1 million in 2030.…

Challenges in Cardiovascular Risk Modification: Blood Pressure

February 18, 2020

Partnering with patients to assess their risk for cardiovascular disease can be a challenge. Developing a plan of care to manage hypertension is individualized; incorporating patient buy-in sets the stage…

Reducing Cardiovascular Risk in Management of Type-II Diabetes

January 9, 2020

The 2019 ACC/AHA Guideline on the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease includes management of diabetes mellitus as a key takeaway for cardiologists caring for patients with this comorbidity.

ARNI & Evidence-Based Heart Failure Management

January 7, 2020

Challenge your knowledge of this patient population with K2P and Dr. Biykem Bozkurt, MD, PhD’s series on evidence-based management of heart failure.

Cardiovascular Management of Type II Diabetes

December 27, 2019

The relationship between diabetes and cardiovascular disease are interdependent, requiring a deep understanding of the management of diabetes mellitus.

Overview of Paravalvular Leak Diagnosis and Treatment

December 23, 2019

A December 18, 2019 case report in JACC underscores the complex and varied challenges for patients with a paravalvular leak.

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