This post hoc analysis of the COMMANDER HF randomized clinical trial examines whether low-dose rivaroxaban was associated with a reduction in thromboembolic events.
This cohort study assesses treatment strategies and 1-year clinical outcomes of antithrombotic and CHF therapies for patients with newly diagnosed AF with concomitant congestive heart failure.
This cohort study investigates the association of time between left ventricular and aortic systolic pressure peaks in adults with severe aortic stenosis.
This matched cohort study of US Medicare recipients assesses the association between ambulatory hemodynamic monitoring via a pulmonary artery pressure sensor and rates of heart failure hospitalization at 12 months after implant.
This analysis examines the patterns of uptake of bioresorbable vascular scaffolds within the United States following device approval and changes in response to subsequent releases of data and US Food and Drug Administration warnings.
This cohort study assesses the association between all commonly-used indices of physiological stenosis severity and angina-limited exercise time in patients with stable angina.
This mendelian randomization analysis estimates the required Lp(a)-lowering effect size that might translate into a reduction of coronary heart disease outcomes compared with the effect size of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol–lowering therapies.
This study uses in vitro assays and a mouse model to investigate antibacterial properties of ticagrelor to follow up findings from 2 clinical trials that showed patients taking ticagrelor for cardiovascular disease had a lower risk of infection-related death and improved lung function compared with patients treated with clopidogrel.
This Viewpoint summarizes results and possible future directions of trials comparing percutaneous coronary intervention and coronary artery bypass grafting.
This Viewpoint discusses the relative outcomes of percutaneous coronary intervention and coronary artery bypass grafting, specifically with regards to patient-centered decision making.
This essay describes a physician’s experience treating a young woman with myocardial infarction.
This narrative review discusses the characteristic patterns of myocardial deformation or strain by speckle-tracking echocardiography found in patients with various forms of cardiac dysfunction and discusses prognostic implications.
An adult with a history of alcohol abuse presented with progressive shortness of breath, lower extremity edema, and tachycardia. What would you do next?
This Clinical Guidelines Synopsis summarizes the 2018 American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology guidelines (secondary prevention) on management of blood cholesterol in patients at risk for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.
A woman in her early 70s presented with altered mental status and decreased power in her left extremities.
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