Device Aids Patients With Secondary Mitral Insufficiency Device Aids Patients With Secondary Mitral Insufficiency
Today, we can consider secondary mitral insufficiency correction with MitraClip a recommended course of action, according to one clinician.Medscape Cardiology (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - October 18, 2023 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

& quot;Diagnosis Creep & quot;: Are Some AF Patients Overtreated? & quot;Diagnosis Creep & quot;: Are Some AF Patients Overtreated?
Earlier detection or classification of medical conditions is leading to patients becoming eligible for treatments sooner in the disease course; use of anticoagulants in AF patients is one example.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - October 17, 2023 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

CKD Linked to Cardiac Arrest in Hispanic, Latinx Patients CKD Linked to Cardiac Arrest in Hispanic, Latinx Patients
Chronic kidney disease is associated with a more than sevenfold increase in the risk for sudden cardiac arrest among US residents of Hispanic or Latinx ethnicity, new data suggest.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - October 16, 2023 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Cardiac Disease Mortality Rate Has Decreased in Germany Cardiac Disease Mortality Rate Has Decreased in Germany
Despite improvements throughout the country, regional imbalances in outcomes persist.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - October 16, 2023 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Trials Say Start ARNI in Hospital in HF,'Below Normal' LVEF Trials Say Start ARNI in Hospital in HF,'Below Normal' LVEF
Filling an evidence gap, a pooled analysis of patients with heart failure ' across the LVEF spectrum ' supports starting sacubitril-valsartan in the hospital.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - October 13, 2023 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Thrombectomy Benefits Large-Strokes After Simple Imaging Thrombectomy Benefits Large-Strokes After Simple Imaging
The TENSION trial, which was stopped early for efficacy, selected patients using widely available non-contrast CT or CT angiography and should lead to more patients being considered for treatment.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - October 13, 2023 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Oct 13 2023 This Week in Cardiology Oct 13 2023 This Week in Cardiology
Three stories regarding GLP-1 agonists, imaging during PCI, and the power of sham controls in procedure trials are the topics John Mandrola, MD, covers in this week ’s podcast.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - October 13, 2023 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

EMA Warns That Omega-3-Acid Ethyl Esters May Cause AF EMA Warns That Omega-3-Acid Ethyl Esters May Cause AF
Atrial fibrillation will now be included as a common side effect in the Summary of Product Characteristics for medicinal products containing omega-3-acid ethyl esters.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - October 13, 2023 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Mixed,'Intriguing' Result for Stroke Neuroprotective Agent Mixed,'Intriguing' Result for Stroke Neuroprotective Agent
Two new studies of the potential neuroprotective agent nerinetide for patients with acute ischemic stroke have shown conflicting results, with suggestions of benefit when given very early in the prehospital setting.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - October 12, 2023 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Alert! Decade of Type 2 Diabetes Shortens Life by 3.5 Years Alert! Decade of Type 2 Diabetes Shortens Life by 3.5 Years
' Given the impact type 2 diabetes will have on people ' s lives, preventing — or at least delaying the onset — of the condition should be an urgent priority, ' says a study author.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - October 12, 2023 Category: Cardiology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Metformin, Weight Management to Stop Type 2 Diabetes in Kids Metformin, Weight Management to Stop Type 2 Diabetes in Kids
It may be possible to predict progression of type 2 diabetes in kids with prediabetes through a few important screening tests — notably A1c plus nonfasting glucose — and possibly stop it in its tracks.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - October 12, 2023 Category: Cardiology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Pulsed-Field Ablation for AF: The Promise and the Reality Pulsed-Field Ablation for AF: The Promise and the Reality
John Mandrola asks Dhiraj Gupta about the ADVENT trial of pulsed-field ablation for atrial fibrillation and his experience in the UK with this technology that is not yet approved for use in the US.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - October 11, 2023 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

Pragmatic Solutions to'Catastrophic' Global Stroke Burden Pragmatic Solutions to'Catastrophic' Global Stroke Burden
Urgent measures to reduce stroke burden worldwide are needed, with an emphasis on low- and middle-income countries, concludes a report from the World Stroke Organization and the Lancet Neurology Commission.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - October 11, 2023 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Many Young Adults With Type 2 Diabetes Skip Medications Many Young Adults With Type 2 Diabetes Skip Medications
Struggles with housing and food security as well as concerns about medication side effects appear to exacerbate a lack of medication adherence.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - October 11, 2023 Category: Cardiology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Redefining CVD Risk: CV-Kidney-Metabolic (CKM) Syndrome Redefining CVD Risk: CV-Kidney-Metabolic (CKM) Syndrome
A new formal definition of CKM syndrome from the American Heart Association reflects the strong interplay among metabolic risk factors, chronic kidney disease, and the cardiovascular system.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - October 10, 2023 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news