D-dimer thresholds rule out PE in meta-analysis
Data from a large review support use of D-dimer levels to diagnose PE without imaging.
Oral step-down therapy for infective endocarditis
What is oral step-down therapy’s relative clinical effectiveness, compared with prolonged IV antibiotics for infective endocarditis (IE)?
New data on rare myocarditis after COVID-19 vaccination
Most adolescents and young adults recover quickly from the rare complication of myocarditis following mRNA COVID-19 vaccination, a new study shows...
Apixaban outmatches rivaroxaban for VTE in study
These real-world findings may guide selection of initial anticoagulant therapy, according to authors of the paper.
Care via video teleconferencing can be as effective as in-person for some conditions
Video teleconferencing works best for monitoring patients with chronic conditions, according to the author of a new paper.
No serious CV risks for elderly after Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine
A French study adds to other evidence that the Pfizer mRNA COVID-19 vaccine does not increase the risk for serious cardiovascular adverse events...
SGLT2 inhibitor use tied to fewer atrial arrhythmias
Bedside frailty assessment can determine when CPR will be nonbeneficial
How does frailty impact survival after inpatient cardiac arrest in older adults?
Optimizing perioperative cardiac risk assessment and management for noncardiac surgery
What is the sum of evidence supporting perioperative cardiac risk assessment and risk reduction?
Predicting cardiac shock mortality in the ICU