Of TTS survivors, 11.9% readmitted within 30 days, with associated mortality of 3.5%.
The use of β-blockers in the first trimester of pregnancy may not greatly increase the risk for major congenital malformations in offspring.
One in 77 US children reportedly had heart conditions in 2016, with special needs in 60%.
Implementing ACC/AHA guideline would direct antihypertensive meds to adults at high CVD risk.
Children with congenital heart disease presenting to ED at increased risk for morbidity, mortality.
Lixisenatide reduces progression of urinary albumin-creatinine ratio in patients with macroalbuminuria.
For certain patients with endocarditis on the left side of the heart under stable condition, switching from intravenous (IV) antibiotics to orally administered antibiotics is noninferior to staying on IV treatment.
New classification system intended to capture complexity of anatomy and physiology of ACHD.
Aim should be to prevent CVD with environment where healthy foods are accessible, desirable.
Kidneys of neonates with left heart obstruction consistently found to be larger than normal.
Mendelian randomization analysis provides evidence that increased height causally tied to varicose veins.
Including Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy in CVD Risk Score Does Not Improve CVD Risk PredictionSeptember 21, 2018
Adding history of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy to the current cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk score does not improve CVD prediction in low-risk women.
Intensive blood pressure therapy is associated with a significantly lower risk for serious cardiovascular events in the adults with diabetes.
The use of aspirin in healthy elderly patients as a preventative strategy was associated with no prolongation of long-term disability-free survival compared with placebo.
Ruling out prescription non-compliance, white coat syndrome, and interfering medications necessary.
PN linked to chronic kidney disease, hepatitis C, congestive heart failure, HIV, psychiatric comorbidities.
Findings show improved outcomes may be due to better medication adherence.
Prevalence has increased in US; statement aims to increase recognition, improve care.
The consumption of whole-fat dairy products may reduce cardiovascular disease and mortality risk, contrary to current dietary guidelines that advise limited consumption of fat-free or low-fat dairy products.
Addition of CT angiography to standard care for stable chest pain reduces mortality due to coronary diseaseSeptember 11, 2018
Patients with stable chest pain referred to a cardiology clinic who received standard care plus coronary CT angiography experienced lower 5-year rate of death due to coronary disease compared to those receiving standard care alone.
A guideline-based approach directing pharmacological treatment to adults more likely to have CVD events may maximize absolute risk reduction of treatment.
Patients with atrial fibrillation who have ≥1 non-sex CHA2DS2VASc stroke risk factor should receive oral anticoagulation as antithrombotic therapy.
Findings may have implications for future cholesterol treatment paradigms.
And, 30-day functional outcomes similar with supraglottic airway device or tracheal intubation.
Black survivors of in-hospital cardiac arrest have lower survival at 1, 3, 5 years vs whites.
Proportion achieving target BP increased with use of triple combo pill vs usual care at 6 months.
The American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association developed updated guidelines on the evaluation, management, and monitoring of adults with congenital heart disease.
Physicians weigh in on the need to develop a screening strategy.
American Heart Association science advisory recommends healthy eating patterns instead.
Legumes, coffee, tea tied to cardiovascular benefits; added sugars, energy drinks linked to harmful effects.