Investigators sought to determine the prevalence of small intestinal bacterial overgrowth and establish its prognostic value in patients with heart failure.
POCUS suggested in addition to standard diagnostic pathway for patients with acute dyspnea in ED, inpatient setting when diagnosis is uncertain
Patient-reported outcomes are a more sensitive measure than NYHA functional class for assessing changes in health status in HFrEF.
Consideration should be given to addition of meds for adults not meeting BP goals after 6 months of lifestyle therapy
Study authors assessed the effectiveness and safety of DOACs compared with warfarin in patients with valvular atrial fibrillation.
Regular consumption of ultraprocessed foods is associated with an increased risk for CV events and mortality, independent of other CV risk factors.
The approval was based on data from 3 clinical studies that assessed the antihypertensive effect of valsartan in 290 children 1 to less than 6 years of age.
Slightly stronger association was seen for ever users of menopausal hormone therapy than never users.
A 61-year-old woman presents to a rural emergency department with complaints of progressively worsening dyspnea for 24 hours and pleuritic chest pain.
The authors explore the etiology and clinical presentation of primary and secondary aldosteronism as well as medical and surgical treatment options.
Intensive lifestyle intervention may increase the risk for cardiovascular disease for type 2 diabetes patients with overweight or obesity and poor glucose control.
Patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes have a high risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD), but now, a new study shows that type 1 diabetes patients are more susceptible to both cardiovascular and renal disease.
Comanagement of cardiovascular disease risk factors through exercise and weight loss can improve erectile function.
In female veterans, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is associated with an increased risk for ischemic heart disease.
Remote PAP-guided management better reduced PAP, hospitalizations, and mortality among patients with NYHA Class III HF.
Early detection of iron status may improve cardiovascular risk assessment in patients with CKD, according to investigators.
Primary effectiveness of no additional surgical or interventional procedures related to the device and acceptable heart blood flow function at 6 months, was achieved by 89.2%.
Study authors assessed aortic aneurysm and dissection risks after fluoroquinolone use in the United States.
Neither marine omega-3 fatty acids, EPA and DHA, nor vitamin D3 are associated with a reduction in the risk for incident AF.
In adults with COPD, long-term exposure to PM2.5 was associated with an increased risk for cardiovascular mortality.