Cross-sectional data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey from 1988 to 1994 and 1999 to 2016 were used for this analysis.
Women are at increased risk for heart failure and death after first-time myocardial infarction.
Higher serum levels of VCAM-1 may be associated with incident HFpEF.
An intensive lifestyle intervention was found to be associated with a significant loss of fat mass and lean mass in adults with type 2 diabetes.
FGF23 levels may be associated with lower LV systolic function, higher LV mass, and lower LA function.
Researchers sought to identify the importance of providing an effective, appropriate self-care intervention to heart failure patients especially if they have depressive symptoms.
Occupational exposures may be associated with abnormal echocardiographic measures of cardiac function and structure.
In 2020 European Society of Cardiology guidelines, updated recommendations are presented for the care of adult patients with congenital heart disease.
A reduced dose of prasugrel compared with the standard dose of ticagrelor was associated with maintained anti-ischemic efficacy and safety in elderly or low-weight patients with acute coronary syndrome.
Time to telemedicine diagnosis was found to be a useful parameter in assessing the effectiveness of telemedicine in patients who have experienced myocardial infarction.
Rates of death, pump thromboses, infections higher for patients who do not receive LVAD-specific care
The Food and Drug Administration approved the 50cc temporary Total Artificial Heart System developed and manufactured by SynCardia Systems, LLC as a bridge to heart transplant for patients who are at imminent risk for death from biventricular failure.
The performance of a European Society of Cardiology algorithm in ruling out acute myocardial infarction without ST-elevation was comparable in patients with and without diabetes mellitus.
Frequent tooth brushing, professional dental cleaning linked to reduced risk for heart failure, atrial fibrillation in Korea.
Asian patients with low BMI, high WHtR have higher prevalence of diabetes, worse QoL, worse outcomes.
Lower CD4 count, nonsuppressed viral load linked to higher risk for sudden cardiac death in HIV with heart failure.
Women with type 1, type 2 diabetes have greater excess risk for heart failure vs men.
For patients with heart failure discharged to a skilled nursing facility and then home, the risk for readmission is highest during the first 2 days at home and is attenuated with a longer SNF length of stay.
Certain lots of valsartan recalled due to contamination with trace amounts of nitrosamine.
Higher incidence seen for in-hospital mortality, acute respiratory failure, acute kidney injury.