Cardiovascular Information Center
One in 77 US children reportedly had heart conditions in 2016, with special needs in 60%.
For this analysis, the authors used follow-up data from all 7020 patients included in the EMPA-REG OUTCOME trial to estimate the effect of empagliflozin on all-cause mortality vs placebo over the duration of a patient's lifetime.
Common carotid artery wall thickness measured using magnetic resonance imaging is more consistently associated with incident cardiovascular disease outcomes than intima-media thickness measured by ultrasound.
Maintaining healthy vitamin D levels may benefit sleep and cardiovascular health in African-American patients.
Cheese consumption may be linked to a lower risk of cardiovascular disease.
These tips can help patients manage conditions such as hypertension and diabetes during the holidays.
South Asians exhibit the highest rates of ASCVD among all ethnic groups, and the highest prevalence is in younger age groups; up to 25% of myocardial infarctions in India occur in individuals younger than 40 years of age.
An elderly woman with a history of hypertension and metastatic bladder cancer presents to the ED with bilateral finger pain and cyanosis associated with a 15-lb weight loss.
A woman complaining of seeing yellow lights is diagnosed with digoxin toxicity.
How do statins interact with calcium channel blockers?
Is there any evidence that psychiatric medications contribute to a greater risk of pulmonary emboli?
Doctors must assess for the presence of pulmonary hypertension in patients with lung disease, COPD, or emphysema, among other conditions.
Use the acronyms PASS and PAID to remember important murmurs