Outcomes of alcohol septal ablation in younger patients with obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
Clinical question: Is alcohol septal ablation (ASA) safe in younger patients with obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM...
Acute kidney injury linked with doubled inpatient VTEs
TORONTO – Which comes first: the acute kidney injury or the venous thromboembolism?
Pharmacomechanical thrombolysis does not reduce post-thrombotic syndrome risk
The ATTRACT trial results contrast with recent reports from another randomized trial, known as CAVENT.
Underlying peripheral arterial or venous disease in patients with lower extremity SSTIs
Hospitalists are in a unique position to identify patients with underlying peripheral arterial and venous disease when they are admitted for lower...
Benefit of dabigatran over warfarin persists in AF patient subgroups undergoing PCI
ANAHEIM, CALIF. – Dabigatran protected against thromboembolic events with less bleeding regardless of stent type, type of concomitant treatment,...
Observing BP measurement made no difference in SPRINT
ANAHEIM, CALIF. – It didn’t matter whether BP measurements were observed or not; blood pressure control and outcomes were largely the same either...
Heart failure readmission penalties linked with rise in deaths
Heart failure readmissions penalties linked with rise in deaths ANAHEIM, CALIF. – Evidence continues to mount that Medicare’s penalization of...
Prescribers mostly ignore clopidogrel pharmacogenomic profiling
ANAHEIM, CALIF. – Physicians treating ACS patients with an antiplatelet all but ignore their genetically assessed ability to metabolize...
Keep PCI patients on aspirin for noncardiac surgery
ANAHEIM, CALIF. – Perioperative aspirin is more likely to help than harm PCI patients undergoing noncardiac surgery.
VIDEO: Regionalized STEMI care slashes in-hospital mortality
ANAHEIM, CALIF. – Implementation of the AHA Mission: Lifeline program improved treatment times.