Intensive blood pressure control not linked to changes in cerebral perfusion in patients with cerebral small vessel diseaseMarch 14, 2018
In patients with severe cerebral small vessel disease, a strategy of intensive blood pressure control did not significantly alter whole brain blood flow when compared to standard blood pressure control.
Alirocumab significantly decreased severe cardiovascular risks in patients with acute coronary syndrome.
Aortic aneurysm risks are significantly elevated in patients taking fluoroquinolone.
Medicare patients with ED visits pertaining to imminent ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms, stroke, acute myocardial infarctions, or other cardiovascular relating events are very likely to be diagnosed prior to hospital discharge.
Obesity is affiliated with elevated morbidity, cardiovascular disease related mortality, and shorter longevity compared with individuals with a normal body mass index.
Large changes in temperature are associated with increased risk of ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction.
A 52-year-old man presents to the emergency department with dizziness and fatigue after a syncopal episode on a camping trip.
Cancer history has an important impact on mortality independent of cardiovascular risk factors.
Patients diagnosed with PFO prior to noncardiac surgery have an elevated ischemic stroke risk.
The ADA's updates include a modified patient-focused care algorithm as well as improved risk management for CVD.
Migraines are linked to cardiovascular events, including myocardial infarction, VTE, and stroke.
Primary prevention efforts such as exercise, weight control, cessation of smoking, and alcohol intake can greatly affect the development of CAD.
Patients with heart failure might have a greater risk for cardiovascular comorbidities and hearing loss.
In patients undergoing TAVR or SAVR, approximately 1 in 3 had depressive symptoms at baseline and a higher risk of short-term and midterm mortality.
At the 2018 International Stroke Conference in Los Angeles, the AHA/ASA released updated guidelines for the early management of ischemic strokes, which account for 87% of all strokes.
Future studies may help to assess the relation between chronic marijuana use and cardiovascular risks.
A 55-year-old obese woman with hypertension, diabetes, and scleroderma is referred for follow-up after a recent admission for new-onset heart failure.
Several reproductive variables were independently linked to increased CVD risks.
According to the USPSTF, evidence is lacking to investigate nontraditional risk factors for CVD risk evaluation.
Use of long-acting bronchodilators is linked to cardiovascular risks in patients with COPD.
Team-based, multilevel implementation strategies were the most effective at reducing systolic blood pressure.
MEV aortic valve replacement is noninferior to SEV aortic valve replacement in high-risk patients with aortic stenosis.
Positive emotions and low levels of depression after a cardiovascular disease (CVD) event are associated with low risk for mortality during a 15-year period.
Addition of a new class of antihypertensive drugs to existing treatment greatly decreases SBP in previously medicated patients with HT.
The USPSTF has found that the current evidence is inadequate to assess the benefits and harms of screening with ECG for atrial fibrillation and cardiovascular disease in older adults.
Patients with a legacy pacemaker or cardioverter-defibrillator were followed after undergoing medically indicated magnetic resonance imaging examinations, and no long-term clinically significant adverse effects were reported.
Ginkgo biloba extract, along with aspiring, may help cognition in acute ischemic stroke patients.
Accuracy was 95.8% for DVT diagnosis for general practitioners using compression ultrasonography.
The AAFP continues to use the 2014 JNC8 guideline instead of the 2017 AHA/ACC update.
Blood pressure decreases more than a decade before death in patients older than 60 years.