Advertisement

Stroke

Current utilization and future directions of robotic-assisted endovascular surgery.

Aug 27, 2020

Endovascular surgery has become the standard of care to treat most vascular diseases using a minimal invasive approach. The CorPath system further enhances the potential and enables surgeons to perfor...

Impact of operator characteristics on outcomes in transcatheter aortic valve replacement.

Aug 20, 2020

Operator characteristics and outcome relationships have not been evaluated at the individual operator level.New York State Department of Health Statewide Planning and Research Cooperative System from ...

Risk Differences in Secondary Prevention Patients Who Present With Acute Coronary Syndrome and Implications of Guideline-Directed Cholesterol Management.

Aug 20, 2020

The 2018 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association cholesterol guidelines for secondary prevention identified a group of "very high risk" (VHR) patients, those with multiple major athe...

Electrocardiographic left atrial abnormality in patients presenting with ischemic stroke.

Aug 20, 2020

P wave indices represent electrocardiographic marker of left atrial pathology. We hypothesized that P wave would be more abnormal in patients presenting with ischemic stroke than a comparable group wi...

Two-stage artificial intelligence model for jointly measurement of atherosclerotic wall thickness and plaque burden in carotid ultrasound: A screening tool for cardiovascular/stroke risk assessment.

Aug 13, 2020

The early screening of cardiovascular diseases (CVD) can lead to effective treatment. Thus, accurate and reliable atherosclerotic carotid wall detection and plaque measurements are crucial. Current me...

Estimation of left ventricular stroke work based on a large cohort of healthy children.

Aug 13, 2020

Left ventricular stroke work is an important prognostic marker to analyze cardiac function. Standard values for children are, however, missing. For clinicians, standards can help to improve the treatm...

Core outcomes sets for studies evaluating critical illness and patient recovery.

Aug 13, 2020

Given the growing body of critical care clinical research publications, core outcome sets (COSs) are important to help mitigate heterogeneity in outcomes assessed and measurement instruments used, and...

Prolonged exposure to ambient fine particulate matter and incidence of stroke

Aug 07, 2020

Ambient air pollution, especially fine particulate matter, is one of the significant public health concerns in countries like China. While short-term exposure to fine particulate matter is associated ...

Routine minimalist transcatheter aortic valve implantation with local anesthesia only.

Aug 06, 2020

Conscious sedation instead of general anesthesia has been increasingly adopted in many centers for transfemoral transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR). Improvement of materials and operators' e...

Birthweight predicts adult cardiovascular disorders: Population based cross sectional survey.

Aug 03, 2020

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the primary cause of death in the developed-countries and mostly in the poorer areas of the country, and in lower income-groups.Birthweight predicts adult development o...

Patient Risk Assessment for Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement at Veterans Health Administration Hospitals.

Aug 03, 2020

To compare patient-level risk assessment at Veterans Affairs (VA) hospitals in patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) with patients included in the Society for Thoracic Surg...

Similarities and Differences Between Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention and Mechanical Thrombectomy.

Jul 30, 2020

Acute ischemic stroke is among the leading causes of mortality and disability worldwide. Since 2015, as was the case for primary percutaneous coronary intervention for acute myocardial infarction, cat...

Isolated Diastolic Hypertension in the UK Biobank: Comparison of ACC/AHA and ESC/NICE Guideline Definitions.

Jul 30, 2020

The 2017 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association guideline defines hypertension as a blood pressure ≥130/80 mm Hg, whereas the 2018 European Society of Cardiology (ESC) and 2019 Na...

Cardio-Rheumatology: Two Collaborating Disciplines to Deal with the Enhanced Cardiovascular Risk in Autoimmune Rheumatic Diseases Part 2.

Jul 27, 2020

In Part 1 of this Thematic Issue entitled "Systemic Autoimmune Rheumatic Diseases and Cardiology", a panel of specialists and experts in cardiology, rheumatology, immunology and related fields discuss...

Relationships Between Physiological and Neuropsychological Functioning After Fontan.

Jul 23, 2020

To investigate potential relationships between neuropsychological functioning and cardiac, gastroenterologic/hepatologic, and pulmonary complications in the single ventricle heart disease (SVHD) post-...

Characteristics of the carotid plaque in hypertensive patients with hyperhomocysteinemia using multimode ultrasound.

Jul 23, 2020

Ischemic stroke is related to the level of total homocysteine and the stability of carotid atherosclerotic plaque. In this study, the characteristics of carotid plaque in hypertensive patients with hy...

Inverted U-shaped relationship between body mass index and multivessel lesions in Chinese patients with myocardial infarction: a cross-sectional study.

Jul 23, 2020

To investigate the association of body mass index (BMI) with multivessel coronary artery disease in patients with myocardial infarction.This study was performed in 1566 patients with myocardial infarc...

Short Physical Performance Battery and Incident Cardiovascular Events Among Older Women.

Jul 16, 2020

Background The Short Physical Performance Battery (SPPB) is an inexpensive, reliable, and easy-to-implement measure of lower-extremity physical function. Strong evidence links SPPB scores with all-cau...

Blood pressure control in patients with a previous stroke/transient ischaemic attack in primary care in Ireland: a cross sectional study.

Jul 13, 2020

Uncontrolled blood pressure (BP) is an important modifiable risk factor for recurrent stroke. Secondary prevention measures when implemented can reduce stroke re-occurrence by 80%. However, hypertensi...

2020 Consensus of Taiwan Society of Cardiology on the pharmacological management of patients with type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular diseases.

Jul 09, 2020

The global incidence and prevalence of type 2 diabetes have been escalating in recent decades. The total diabetic population is expected to increase from 415 million in 2015 to 642 million by 2040. Pa...