COPD linked to higher in-hospital death rates in patients with PAD
COPD was an independent predictor of in-hospital death and of pulmonary embolism in PAD patients.
Obesity paradox applies to post-stroke mortality
Lower grip strength associated with worse health outcomes
Does measurement of patient grip strength enhance prediction of all-cause and disease-specific morbidity and mortality?
HDL-P subfractions may be prognostic in heart failure
Study may spur investigations into HDL particles.
SGLT-2 inhibitors promising for heart failure prevention, not treatment
LOS ANGELES – The combination of heart failure and diabetes is particularly lethal.
RE-SPECT ESUS: Dabigatran matched aspirin for second stroke prevention
MONTREAL – In an international trial with 5,390 patients, dabigatran proved no better than aspirin for second stroke prevention following ESUS.
Appropriate use criteria for imaging in nonvalvular heart disease released
New diabetes drugs solidify their cardiovascular and renal benefits
Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program may be doing more harm than good
Thirty-day postdischarge mortality went up after the program for some, down for others.
Can higher MAP post cardiac arrest improve neurologic outcomes?
CHICAGO – A target mean arterial pressure higher than what the guidelines recommend appears safe but has mixed results for improving neurologic...