Spotting Primary Aldosteronism Using the EHR Spotting Primary Aldosteronism Using the EHR
A best-practice advisory that was integrated into an electronic health record improved screening rates for the underdiagnosed condition, which affects at least 10% of patients with hypertension and up to 25% of patients with treatment-resistant hypertension.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 18, 2024 Category: Cardiology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Source Type: news

New AHA Statement on AI in Cardiovascular Imaging New AHA Statement on AI in Cardiovascular Imaging
Artificial intelligence has the potential to add value to cardiac imaging at every step of the patient journey, the AHA said in a new scientific statement.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 18, 2024 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Source Type: news

Concerning Rate of Poor Neurologic Outcomes After ECMO Concerning Rate of Poor Neurologic Outcomes After ECMO
Less than 30% of patients who received ECMO support had favorable neurologic outcomes a year after treatment, results of a new meta-analysis showed.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 17, 2024 Category: Cardiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Source Type: news

Short-Stay Units May Be a Safe Alternative for HF Patients Short-Stay Units May Be a Safe Alternative for HF Patients
Heart failure patients treated in a short-term unit instead of being hospitalized have similar quality of life and may have an advantage in terms of staying out of hospital.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 16, 2024 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Source Type: news

Millions With Asymptomatic Hypertension Leave the ED Unaware Millions With Asymptomatic Hypertension Leave the ED Unaware
A study has revealed that millions of Americans leave the emergency room with undiagnosed asymptomatic hypertension.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 15, 2024 Category: Cardiology Tags: Emergency Medicine Source Type: news

Brain Frailty Mediates Link Between Age and Stroke Outcomes Brain Frailty Mediates Link Between Age and Stroke Outcomes
Because imbalances in brain frailty could confound treatment effects, markers of frailty should be considered during outcome predictions and clinical trials, researchers said.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 15, 2024 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Source Type: news

Jan 12 2024 This Week in Cardiology Jan 12 2024 This Week in Cardiology
GLP-1s and BaroStim Neo revisited, a new drug for transthyretin amyloid CM, clopidogrel vs ASA years after PCI and stent, and statins 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 12, 2024 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

New Data on Stroke Incidence Rates by Race New Data on Stroke Incidence Rates by Race
While stroke incidence had declined among both Black and White people over the last two decades, racial disparities persisted.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 12, 2024 Category: Cardiology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Source Type: news

Jan 05 2024 This Week in Cardiology Jan 05 2024 This Week in Cardiology
Neuro-modulation in HF, private equity owned hospitals, HCM, SCD and ICD re-evaluated, and peer review 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 5, 2024 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

Are Post-Meal Insulin Surges Beneficial? Are Post-Meal Insulin Surges Beneficial?
Contrary to reports of negative effects, postprandial insulin spikes are associated with improvements in a longitudinal study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 5, 2024 Category: Cardiology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Source Type: news

Newborn Recipient of Partial Heart Transplant Doing Well Newborn Recipient of Partial Heart Transplant Doing Well
The world ' s first transplantation of aortic and pulmonary valves into a neonate delivered a good outcome, and the valves showed continued adaptive growth and function.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 5, 2024 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Source Type: news

Mortality Still Significant in High-Risk PE Despite Advances Mortality Still Significant in High-Risk PE Despite Advances
A new study showed continued high rates of in-hospital mortality in patients with high-risk PE, despite advances in treatment and creation of PE response teams.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 5, 2024 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Source Type: news

Long-term Clopidogrel Has Advantages After Coronary Stenting Long-term Clopidogrel Has Advantages After Coronary Stenting
Clopidogrel after PCI was noninferior to aspirin for net adverse clinical events but superior in reducing secondary endpoints of stroke and MI, in 5-year STOPDAPT-2 results.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 5, 2024 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Source Type: news

New Stroke Prevention: Clopidogrel-Aspirin Within 72 Hours New Stroke Prevention: Clopidogrel-Aspirin Within 72 Hours
Groundbreaking data published in the NEJM questioned the commonly accepted 24-hour time window for administering dual antiplatelet therapy following a mild ischemic stroke.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - January 1, 2024 Category: Cardiology Tags: Emergency Medicine Source Type: news

Topics Cardiologists Love to Hate: MOC and AI Topics Cardiologists Love to Hate: MOC and AI
Bob Harrington and Mike Gibson discuss two of the hottest topics in cardiology and medicine for 2023: a proposed alternative to the maintenance of certification process, and artificial intelligence.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - December 29, 2023 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news