Complex PCI Tied to Physiological Stress Among Operators Complex PCI Tied to Physiological Stress Among Operators
Heart rate and blood pressure rise when interventional cardiologists are performing PCI for coronary total occlusion compared with other work activities, a new study shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - March 12, 2024 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Source Type: news

Tenecteplase Effective for Stroke in Later Time Window Tenecteplase Effective for Stroke in Later Time Window
Patients treated with tenecteplase at up to 24 hours had a threefold higher rate of reperfusion without intracranial hemorrhage than those receiving best medical treatment.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - March 11, 2024 Category: Cardiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Source Type: news

How Does Snoring Affect Cardiovascular Health? How Does Snoring Affect Cardiovascular Health?
Most patients with obstructive sleep apnea, which has been hypothesized as modifiable risk factor for cardiovascular disease, snore loudly every night.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - March 11, 2024 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Source Type: news

Mar 08 2024 This Week in Cardiology Mar 08 2024 This Week in Cardiology
Plastics and heart disease, the MINT trial letters-to-the-editor and Bayes theorem, and Brugada syndrome are the topics John Mandrola, MD, discusses in this week ’s podcast.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - March 9, 2024 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

FDA Approves Semaglutide for Cardiovascular Risk Reduction FDA Approves Semaglutide for Cardiovascular Risk Reduction
Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - March 8, 2024 Category: Cardiology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Source Type: news

No Benefit of Routine Stress Test After Complex PCI No Benefit of Routine Stress Test After Complex PCI
Routine surveillance stress testing after PCI or multivessel or left main CAD did not reduce adverse events compared with standard care alone in the POST-PCI trial.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - March 8, 2024 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Source Type: news

Nurse-led Strategy Reduces Cholesterol, BP in HIV Nurse-led Strategy Reduces Cholesterol, BP in HIV
A nurse-led multicomponent strategy significantly reduced systolic blood pressure and non-HDL cholesterol in HIV patients and should be included in HIV primary care programs.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - March 8, 2024 Category: Cardiology Tags: HIV/AIDS Source Type: news

Move Over Sealants, Silver Diamine Fluoride Is Here Move Over Sealants, Silver Diamine Fluoride Is Here
Silver diamine fluoride is cheaper and as effective as dental sealants and atraumatic restoration for preventing cavities and tooth decay, a new study showed.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - March 6, 2024 Category: Cardiology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Source Type: news

Lithotripsy for Mitral Valve Stenosis: What's the Promise? Lithotripsy for Mitral Valve Stenosis: What's the Promise?
The new technology seems promising for patients with severe calcific mitral stenosis who cannot undergo surgery or TAVR, but more studies are needed.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - March 6, 2024 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Source Type: news

FDA OKs First Drug-Coated Balloon for In-Stent Restenosis FDA OKs First Drug-Coated Balloon for In-Stent Restenosis
The Agent DCB, from Boston Scientific, was superior to uncoated balloon angioplasty for the treatment of coronary artery in-stent restenosis in a pivotal trial.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - March 1, 2024 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Source Type: news

Mar 1 2024 This Week in Cardiology Mar 1 2024 This Week in Cardiology
The Western AF meeting, aspirin, cannabis use, LVEF in athletes, and shared decision making before ICD implantation are the topics John Mandrola, MD, discusses in this week ’s podcast.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - March 1, 2024 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

Cannabis Use Tied to Increased Cardiovascular Risk Cannabis Use Tied to Increased Cardiovascular Risk
The use of cannabis showed a statistically significant association with adverse cardiovascular outcomes independent of tobacco use in a new US study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - February 29, 2024 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Source Type: news

AHA Flags Barriers to Women in Interventional Specialties AHA Flags Barriers to Women in Interventional Specialties
Women remain underrepresented in interventional specialties, and reaching female medical students who might consider these specialties is one way to address the shortfall.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - February 29, 2024 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Source Type: news

Just 2000 Steps a Day Linked to Reduced Heart Failure Risk Just 2000 Steps a Day Linked to Reduced Heart Failure Risk
A new study shows even light physical activity was associated with a lower risk for heart failure in older women, while time spent sedentary was tied to increased risk.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - February 26, 2024 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Source Type: news

Use of Patient Questionnaires May Improve AF Care Use of Patient Questionnaires May Improve AF Care
Physician underestimation of symptom burden in AF is common and tied to less-frequent treatment escalation and less improvement in health status. Standardized tools may help.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - February 26, 2024 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Source Type: news