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New Hypertension Guideline Discussed for Older Adults
May 30, 2018

Clinicians should be mindful of specific BP goals proven to reduce cardiovascular disease risk.

Increase in Tx Candidates With 2017 Hypertension Guidelines
May 30, 2018

Increase in proportion of adults recommended for treatment; estimated decrease in CVD events, deaths.

ACC: Best Practices for Ionizing Radiation Use in CV Imaging
May 30, 2018

(The Cardiology Advisor) Expert consensus statement updates guidelines on safety when using ionizing radiation during CV imaging.

Severe Atopic Eczema Tied to Higher CV Disease Risk
May 30, 2018

Risk of cardiovascular outcomes was greatest for those with the most active atopic eczema.


More Variants in DCM-Tied Genes in Alcoholic Cardiomyopathy
May 21, 2018

Combination of TTNtv, excess alcohol consumption linked to worse LVEF in dilated cardiomyopathy.

Doctors May Avoid Performing PCI Due to Public Reporting
May 21, 2018

Sixty-five percent of cardiologists avoided PCI on two or more occasions due to reporting program concerns.

Early Post-Op APAP Exposure May Cut AKI Risk in Peds Cardiac Surgery
May 21, 2018

Early acetaminophen exposure after pediatric cardiac surgery may reduce rate of acute kidney injury.

Hyoscyamine Helps in A-Fib With Slow Ventricular Response
May 21, 2018

Successful response in patient with comorbidities who was a poor candidate for pacemaker placement.

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