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Cardiology General

Socioeconomic Status With Hypertension in LMICs

Aug 22, 2022

Understanding the existing socioeconomic gradients of hypertension and how they are anticipated to alter as nations improve economically is necessary for effective equity-focused health policies for t...

Impact of Cardiac Damage After AVR: Prognosis and Evolution

Aug 22, 2022

It was uncertain how aortic valve replacement (AVR) affects the progression/regression of extra valvular cardiac injury and its relationship to eventual prognosis. For a study, researchers sought to e...

Medication Nonadherence in Dual Antiplatelet Therapy

Aug 22, 2022

After percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), antiplatelet treatment nonadherence is typical, even in clinical studies. For a study, researchers sought to determine how non-compliance with the study...

Medication Adherence With Health Outcomes: ISCHEMIA Trial

Aug 22, 2022

Participants with chronic coronary disease (CCD) were randomized in the ISCHEMIA (International Study of Comparative Health Effectiveness With Medical and Invasive Approaches) to medical care followin...

TAVI In-Hospital Outcomes & Readmission Rates in MAVD vs. AS

Aug 17, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to see how patients with mixed aortic valve disease (MAVD) fared regarding in-hospital outcomes and readmission rates. Using procedure codes from the Nationwide Readmis...

Cardiac CARE Trial: Anthracycline Cardiotoxicity Prevention

Aug 10, 2022

The severity of anthracycline-induced cardiotoxicity was widely varied, and no treatment option has been shown to be effective. In unselected patients, β-adrenergic receptor blockers and renin-angiot...

Donor Utilization: Effect of Sex, Drugs, & Increased Risk

Aug 10, 2022

Even though there has been an increase in the number of heart transplants performed recently, only around one-third of potential donors were usually accepted for the procedure. It was unknown whether ...

Hemodynamic Effects: Cyclic Guanosine Monophosphate-Dependent Signaling

Aug 10, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to gather patients with severe heart failure with reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF) and evaluated the drug mirabegron to see how it affected their hemodynamics. In this...

Right Heart Failure After Left Ventricular Device Implantation

Aug 10, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to explore the natural history of post- left ventricular assist device (LVAD) right heart failure (RHF) and the associated risk factors and outcomes. Patients were incl...

Diurnal Variations in Natriuretic Peptide (NP) Levels

Aug 10, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to hypothesize that the concentration of NP would change during the day and that this would affect how accurately they diagnosed acute heart failure. The diagnostic per...

Exercise Training in CHD Children and Adolescents

Aug 10, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to determine whether fitness training was beneficial for children and adolescents born with congenital cardiac disease. Researchers conducted an exhaustive search using...

Statin Use for Ischemic Heart Disease (IHD)

Aug 10, 2022

In the retrospective study, data from outpatient adult visits with ischemic heart disease (IHD) from the National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey (NAMCS) were utilized between January 2006 and December...

Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) in Pediatric HT Patients

Aug 10, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to determine the prevalence of Sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) and its causes and effects. A retrospective investigation of all pediatric heart transplant (HT) patients tre...

Inflammatory Biomarkers & Risk of Cardiovascular Events

Aug 10, 2022

The rapid improvement of technology in recent years has made it possible to measure a greater variety of inflammatory biomarkers. It was necessary to conduct a modern analysis using well-established a...

Sodium & BP Reduction Intervention: OGS with Hypertension

Aug 10, 2022

People who have hypertension and shop for groceries online participated in a randomized controlled trial called SaltSwitch Online Grocery Shopping. For a study, researchers sought to investigate the p...

Rural Atrial Fibrillation (AF): Mobile Health Intervention

Aug 10, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to develop a relational agent, which was an interactive intervention based on smartphones and was accessible regardless of the user's level of digital or health literac...

Shortening the Duration of DAPT after PCI for Acute Coronary Syndrome

Aug 10, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to investigate the efficacy of 1 to 3 months of DAPT treatment in patients with PCI for ACS. They conducted an exhaustive literature search across 7 different databases...

Anxiety Treatment in CHD Patients: Escitalopram & Longer Term Benefits of Exercise

Aug 10, 2022

The UNWIND randomized clinical study found that treatment with Escitalopram for 12 weeks was more effective at reducing anxiety in nervous coronary heart disease (CHD) patients than either exercise tr...

Morphine & Clinical Outcomes in STEMI Patients

Aug 10, 2022

For a study, researchers sought to examine whether or not morphine was linked to an increased risk of adverse clinical events in ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) patients treated with fibrin...

HFrEF Patients: Contemporary Outpatient Management

Aug 10, 2022

For a study, researchers designed the CHART-HF study, an observational study of approximately 1,500 patients comparing patients with and without worsening HF events (WHFE) (WHFE being defined as recei...