Aug 2 2019 This Week in Cardiology Aug 2 2019 This Week in Cardiology

Digoxin, acupuncture and angina, heart failure with preserved ejection fraction, bariatric surgery, and cardiac device complications are the topics John Mandrola covers in this week's podcast.theheart.org on Medscape
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This article gives an overview of the clinical spectrum of constrictive pericardial diseases and the role of multimodality imaging in the diagnosis of constrictive pericarditis. There is a focus on the emerging role of cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) for the diagnosis, management and prognostication of patients with constrictive pericarditis based on more recent case series, retrospective and prospective studies, which have helped to define the role of CMR. Expert opinion: Advanced multimodality imaging assists with identification of both overt and subclinical pericardial inflammation. This allows the pericardiologist to ...
Source: Expert Review of Cardiovascular Therapy - Category: Cardiology Tags: Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther Source Type: research
Experts have long thought that an ex-smoker's risk of heart attack, stroke, heart failure or death from heart disease returns to normal within five years.
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The SGLT2 inhibitor dapagliflozin provided significant and clinically meaningful reductions in heart failure outcomes, according to the sponsoring company.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news
Condition:   Acute Heart Failure Interventions:   Drug: Standard diuretic therapy;   Drug: Early sequential nephron blockade Sponsors:   University of Parma;   Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria di Parma;   Azienda USL di Parma;   Azienda Unità Sanitaria Locale Reggio Emilia Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Condition:   Heart Failure Intervention:   Other: Mortality and Rehospitalization rate Sponsors:   Shanghai 10th People's Hospital;   First Affiliated Hospital, Sun Yat-Sen University;   Nanfang Hospital of Southern Medical University;   Beijing Chao Yang Hospital;   First Hospital of China Medical University;   Yangpu District Central Hospital Affiliated to Tongji U niversity;   Xuhui Central Hospital, Shanghai;   Ningbo Medi...
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Condition:   Heart Failure Interventions:   Other: Multifaceted strategy based on sending text messages(SMS);   Other: Usual outpatient care Sponsors:   Hospital do Coracao;   Hospital Moinhos de Vento Recruiting
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Conditions:   Heart Failure;   End Stage Renal Disease Intervention:   Diagnostic Test: Diagnostic biomarker study Sponsors:   Hannover Medical School;   Institut National de la Santé Et de la Recherche Médicale, France;   F-CRIN Completed
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Condition:   Acute Heart Failure Interventions:   Drug: Standard diuretic therapy;   Drug: Early sequential nephron blockade Sponsors:   University of Parma;   Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria di Parma;   Azienda USL di Parma;   Azienda Unità Sanitaria Locale Reggio Emilia Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Condition:   Heart Failure Intervention:   Other: Mortality and Rehospitalization rate Sponsors:   Shanghai 10th People's Hospital;   First Affiliated Hospital, Sun Yat-Sen University;   Nanfang Hospital of Southern Medical University;   Beijing Chao Yang Hospital;   First Hospital of China Medical University;   Yangpu District Central Hospital Affiliated to Tongji U niversity;   Xuhui Central Hospital, Shanghai;   Ningbo Medi...
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Condition:   Heart Failure Interventions:   Other: Multifaceted strategy based on sending text messages(SMS);   Other: Usual outpatient care Sponsors:   Hospital do Coracao;   Hospital Moinhos de Vento Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
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