Potential Biases in TAVI Trials Highlighted Potential Biases in TAVI Trials Highlighted
A new meta-analysis of trials comparing TAVI to surgery for aortic valve stenosis highlights a high rate of potential bias in the trials, researchers conclude.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 12, 2023 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Arkansas Cardiologist Pays $900K to Settle False Claims Allegations Arkansas Cardiologist Pays $900K to Settle False Claims Allegations
The government alleged that Jeffrey Tauth, MD, sought payment from Medicare for unnecessary placement of cardiac stents in violation of the False Claims Act. Tauth maintains he did not.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 11, 2023 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Vigorous Physical Outbursts Can Help You Live Longer Vigorous Physical Outbursts Can Help You Live Longer
Outbursts of just 2 minutes of vigorous activity, totaling 15 minutes a week, can be enough to help reduce the risk of death.Quick Take (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 10, 2023 Category: Cardiology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Novel'Cure' May Avert Lead Extraction in CIED Pocket Infections Novel'Cure' May Avert Lead Extraction in CIED Pocket Infections
Most pacemaker pocket infections, without lead involvement, responded completely to antibiotics given locally at high concentrations in a case-control study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 10, 2023 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Recount of FOURIER Data Finds Higher Mortality With Evolocumab Recount of FOURIER Data Finds Higher Mortality With Evolocumab
A readjudication of mortality data from the FOURIER trial by outside researchers concludes CV death was higher with evolocumab than originally reported. But FOURIER trialists stand by their conclusions.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 7, 2023 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Little-Used Fitness Measure May Be Key for Exercise Prescriptions Little-Used Fitness Measure May Be Key for Exercise Prescriptions
Crafting exercise programs around a long-ignored measure of fitness could help us more accurately predict health outcomes, enabling doctors to prescribe exercise as medicine.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 6, 2023 Category: Cardiology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Jan 6 2023 This Week in Cardiology Jan 6 2023 This Week in Cardiology
Damar Hamlin, obesity and semaglutide, Open Data and PCSK9 inhibitors, and TAVI vs SAVR trials are the topics John Mandrola, MD, discusses in this week ’s podcast.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 6, 2023 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

The Grains You Eat May Impact Your Risk for Early Heart Disease The Grains You Eat May Impact Your Risk for Early Heart Disease
Eating refined grains has been linked to premature heart disease whereas consuming whole grains can reduce the risk.Quick Take (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 6, 2023 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Frail ADHF Patients Benefit More From Early Rehab Frail ADHF Patients Benefit More From Early Rehab
Patients with acute decompensated heart failure who were frail at baseline benefited more from early targeted physical rehabilitation than those who were prefrail in a REHAB-HF secondary analysis.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 6, 2023 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

What About Lp(a)? To Test or Not to Test What About Lp(a)? To Test or Not to Test
Drs Seth Baum and Matthew Budoff discuss the importance of and considerations for Lp(a) screening to optimize patient care.American College of Cardiology & Medscape (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 5, 2023 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

Which DOAC Is Cost-Effective in Cancer-Associated Thrombosis? Which DOAC Is Cost-Effective in Cancer-Associated Thrombosis?
Until recently, clinicians had little evidence to guide their decisions about the most effective and safe treatment for the oldest patients with atrial fibrillation and recent stroke.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 4, 2023 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

DOAC or VKA for Elderly Patients With Recent Stroke and AF? DOAC or VKA for Elderly Patients With Recent Stroke and AF?
Until recently, clinicians had little evidence to guide their decisions about the most effective and safe treatment for the oldest patients with atrial fibrillation and recent stroke.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 3, 2023 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

CV Risk Score Multipliers Suggested for Rheumatic Diseases CV Risk Score Multipliers Suggested for Rheumatic Diseases
Guidelines could tailor cardiovascular risk scores by using a multiplier of 2.5 for systemic sclerosis, 2.0 for lupus, and 1.5 for any other rheumatic disease.MDedge News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - December 30, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

STEMI Times-to-Treatment Usually Miss Established Goals STEMI Times-to-Treatment Usually Miss Established Goals
Survival and treatment times are closely linked in STEMI patients, but many still don ' t get to PCI within the long-established 90- and 120-minute goals; and the pandemic didn ' t help.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - December 30, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Heart Benefits Begin at Well Under 10,000 Daily Steps Heart Benefits Begin at Well Under 10,000 Daily Steps
Taking more steps per day is associated with progressively lower risk of heart disease, but the benefits are seen at fewer than 10,000 steps per day, new research suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - December 30, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news