Explore the latest in cardiology, including treatment of acute coronary syndromes, dyslipidemia, heart failure, rhythm disorders, and more.
This cohort study investigates the association of cardiovascular disease–related risk factors with auditory function among adults older than 80 years.
This registry-based study evaluates differences in statin use between white and African American individuals and assesses potential causes, including differences in belief and perception, to explain observed differences.
This secondary analysis of FOURIER trial data compares the accuracy of Martin/Hopkins and Friedewald estimations of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels with a gold standard preparative ultracentrifugation approach.
In this Medical News article, the Framingham Heart Study’s director, Daniel Levy, MD, discusses women’s participation during the study’s 70-year history.
This JAMA Clinical Update reviews CVD risk stratification of patients with peripheral artery disease (PAD) and current standards of practice for use of antiplatelet and anticoagulant therapies.
This JAMA Patient Page describes the US Preventive Task Force’s recommendations on screening for cardiovascular disease risk using electrocardiography (ECG).
This 2018 Recommendation Statement from the US Preventive Services Task Force recommends against ECG screening for CVD in asymptomatic adults at low risk (D recommendation) and concludes that evidence is insufficient to assess the benefits and harms of screening in asymptomatic adults at intermediate or high risk (I statement).
This systematic review to support the 2018 US Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement on screening for cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk with electrocardiography (ECG) summarizes published evidence on the benefits and harms of screening resting or ECG screening to prevent CVD events.
This case report describes a case of concomitant sinus tachycardia and spontaneous focal tachycardia arising from the atrioventricular junction.
This Viewpoint reviews what is known about myocardial infarction (MI) caused by oxygen supply-and-demand mismatch (type 2 MI) and differences from MI caused by coronary artery disease, as well as proposes areas for further investigation to identify optimal management strategies.
A man presents with acute-onset aphasia, hemiplegia, and fever after a thoracoscopic ablative procedure for atrial fibrillation. What is your diagnosis?
This difference-in-differences study examines whether reducing malpractice risk is associated with clinical decisions involving coronary artery disease testing and treatment.
This From the Heart describes a resident balancing his health issues with a pacemaker and clinical responsibilities.
This Viewpoint discusses physician burnout, intuition, and humanism.
This Clinical Guidelines Synopsis summarizes the 2017 American College of Cardiology (ACC)/American Heart Association (AHA)/Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) guideline for the evaluation and management of patients with syncope.
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