Category: Emerging Medicine
The Relationship Between COVID-19 and StrokeMay 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 EnrollmentFebruary 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 PressureFebruary 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 DiabetesJanuary 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 ManagementJanuary 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 DiabetesDecember 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 TreatmentDecember 23, 2019
A December 18, 2019 case report in JACC underscores the complex and varied challenges for patients with a paravalvular leak.
Management of Acute Decompensated Heart FailureDecember 16, 2019
DeVore and colleagues’ (JAMA Cardiology, Dec 11) secondary analysis of the open-label extension of the PIONEER-HF examined the effect of switching from taking enalapril (10 mg twice daily) to sacubitril/valsartan…
Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest: Testing and ManagementDecember 6, 2019
Read up on how doctors can impact lay-interventions in out-of-hospital cardiac arrests and improve overall survival outcomes of these patients.
Long-Term Impacts Of Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy (HDP)November 27, 2019
The long-term impacts of hypertensive disorder of pregnancy (HDP) on women who experienced this disorder earlier in their lives have been been elusive.