Sudden Cardiac Death in HCM Often Preceded by Symptoms
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 28, 2022 -- A majority of cases of sudden cardiac death (SCD) with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) present with possible cardiac symptoms before death, and a considerable proportion have a known cardiac disorder prior to death,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 28, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Study: Many Sudden Cardiac Deaths in Young People Avoidable Study: Many Sudden Cardiac Deaths in Young People Avoidable
Better screening could predict and prevent as many as 90% of sudden cardiac deaths in young people with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, a new study found.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - September 15, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Aggressive Alcohol Septal Ablation for HCM Holds Up, Pacemakers Notwithstanding
(MedPage Today) -- The occurrence of high-grade conduction disturbances after alcohol septal ablation (ASA) did not translate into worse long-term survival for people with obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM), a registry study showed... (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - September 14, 2022 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Patisiran Benefits ATTR Amyloidosis With Cardiomyopathy: APOLLO-B Patisiran Benefits ATTR Amyloidosis With Cardiomyopathy: APOLLO-B
More details of the positive results with the RNAi therapeutic on functional capacity and quality of life were reported today.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - September 8, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

‘Clinically awful’: why the pain of a broken heart is real
Poets and songwriters have long known that love hurts, but now scientists are examining the physical anguish caused by a breakup – and the results are helping people understand and recover from their distressIn the winter of 2004, women started arriving at Japanese hospitals complaining of chest pains and a shortness of breath. It was a month since a major earthquake had shaken the country, causing mudslides in the mountains, injuring 4,805 people and killing 68. In emergency rooms, doctors hooked the women up to ECG monitors, and saw the same extreme changes they ’d expect with heart attacks. But subsequent tests show...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 28, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Eva Wiseman Tags: Relationships Health & wellbeing Biology Anthropology Science Life and style Society Source Type: news

PCI Fails to Beat OMT in Ischemic Cardiomyopathy: REVIVED-BCIS2 PCI Fails to Beat OMT in Ischemic Cardiomyopathy: REVIVED-BCIS2
At ESC 2022, a palpable hush preceded the surprising results, which are likely to leave in place current guidelines for heart failure and revascularization.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

PCI Flops for Ischemic LV Dysfunction With Coronary Artery Disease
(MedPage Today) -- BARCELONA -- Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) did not improve outcomes for ischemic cardiomyopathy patients with substantial atherosclerotic coronary artery disease in the first few years after the procedure, the REVIVED... (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - August 27, 2022 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Post-COVID, use MRI to evaluate athletes for myocardial strain
MRI shows that some athletes who have had COVID-19 manifest worse heart circumferentia...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Cardiac MRI technique helps measure chemotherapy's effects Has cardiac MRI reached its diagnostic potential? Cardiac MRI predicts heart failure risk in cardiomyopathy patients Myocarditis induced by COVID-19-vaccine milder than that caused by other factors MRI spots myocarditis in young people vaccinated for COVID-19 (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 15, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Positive Results for Patisiran in ATTR Amyloidosis Cardiomyopathy Positive Results for Patisiran in ATTR Amyloidosis Cardiomyopathy
The RNAi therapeutic patisiran improves functional capacity and quality of life in ATTR amyloidosis with cardiomyopathy, topline results of APOLLO-B show. The company will seek an FDA supplemental NDA.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - August 4, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Managing Methamphetamine Associated Cardiomyopathy Managing Methamphetamine Associated Cardiomyopathy
Methamphetamine-associated cardiomyopathy is a serious but reversible complication of illicit methamphetamine use. Review its pathophysiology and a holistic approach to management in this paper.American Journal of Cardiovascular Drugs (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 1, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Cardiomyopathy is scary. But today, the heart disease is less deadly.
Modern medical treatments are allowing more patients to enjoy longer and better lives with the ailment. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - August 1, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Haider J. Warraich Source Type: news

Uncovering new approaches to a common inherited heart disorder
New Yale research provides a mechanism to identify abnormalities linked with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, the most common hereditary cardiac condition. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - July 29, 2022 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Cardiac MRI technique helps measure chemotherapy's effects
A new cardiac MRI technique helps clinicians measure chemotherapy's effectivenes...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Has cardiac MRI reached its diagnostic potential? Cardiac MRI predicts heart failure risk in cardiomyopathy patients MRI spots myocarditis in young people vaccinated for COVID-19 Myocarditis linked to COVID-19 affects small number of athletes (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 29, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Risk of Postop Septic Cardiomyopathy in Sepsis Patients Risk of Postop Septic Cardiomyopathy in Sepsis Patients
What factors are associated with postoperative septic cardiomyopathy in perioperative sepsis patients? The authors present a predictive model of SCM within 48 hours after ICU admission.BMC Anesthesiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

ECG Challenge: Heart Racing and Probable Heart Failure ECG Challenge: Heart Racing and Probable Heart Failure
A patient with cardiomyopathy visits the emergency department with worsening shortness of breath and a rapid pulse. What does the ECG show?Medscape Cardiology (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - July 18, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Clinical Case Source Type: news