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.
Compared with abstinence from alcohol, increased survival seen with moderate drinking.
Prevalence ratio for any cardiovascular disease was 2.18 for those working with pesticides.
Approximately 50% of deaths in people with type 2 diabetes worldwide, and approximately two-thirds of deaths in people with type 2 diabetes in the US are caused by cardiovascular disease.
The use of both NSAID and aspirin was positively associated with incident HF in adults with no prior history of CVD.
Program for heart failure management and implementation of clinical practice guidelines.