The investigators conducted a randomized controlled trial in 207 patients (mean age 64 years; 62% male patients) with acute chest pain, elevated hs-cTnT levels (>14 ng/L), and inconclusive ...
Using a case-crossover study design, the authors analyzed data on 39,622 men from the IBM MarketScan Commercial Claims Database and the Medicare Supplemental Database between 2011 and 2017. Patients ...
MADIT-CHIC (Multicenter Automatic Defibrillator Implantation Trial–Chemotherapy-Induced Cardiomyopathy) was an uncontrolled, prospective cohort study conducted between November 21, 2014, and June 21, ...
Pulmonary endarterectomy remains the preferred treatment of CTEPH because the procedure is potentially curative. Nevertheless, many patients are not eligible for pulmonary endarterectomy due to ...
The past 5 decades have seen significant improvements in outcomes for pediatric patients with cancer. Unfortunately, children and adolescents who have been treated for cancer are more likely to ...
A new, comprehensive measure set for the diagnosis and treatment of high blood pressure (BP), was released Nov. 12 and published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Developed by the ...
The incidence of aborted transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) elective procedures has significantly declined in recent years, along with the evolution of TAVR and greater operator experience, ...
Compared with nonsmokers, smokers have a lower in-hospital mortality rate after transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) but similar long-term survival and somewhat more long-term health problems ...
The ACC has joined with more than 50 other medical and public health groups urging First Lady Melania Trump and U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar to retain the proposed full ban on ...
The treatment of a patient at a second hospital within 90 days following a transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) procedure was associated with an increase in one-year mortality and ...
Figure 1. Method to measure ankle brachial index or ABI in each leg. The highest systolic pressure of the dorsalis pedis and posterior tibial pulse at the ankle is divided by the highest brachial ...
The investigators conducted a prespecified subgroup analysis of the investigator-initiated, prospective, randomized GLOBAL LEADERS study evaluating two strategies of antiplatelet therapy after PCI in ...