Renal Denervation: More Data, More Questions
Dr Bilazarian talks to Dr Desch, the PI of another sham-controlled renal denervation trial that missed its primary...
Where is the Murmur Coming From?
Dr Ronald Wharton reviews images from a patient with a bioprosthetic aortic valve and a mitral-valve ring annuloplasty....
Physical Activity, A-Fib, and Heart Failure Risk
Dr. JoAnn Manson reviews two recent reports published in the Journal of the American Heart Association and Circulation:...
Pump Up: Ablation Reverses Poor LV Function in Atrial Fib
LVEF climbed and symptoms vastly improved, on average, in patients initially with AF and LVEF of 35% or...
New K-Binding Agents Aim to Stop HF-Related Hyperkalemia
Hopes are that the polymer-based compounds, which sequester potassium in the GI tract, will help overcome a major...
New and Improved: ESC Guidelines for Pulmonary Embolism
Among Dr Goldhaber's highlights are better risk stratification and the inclusion of the novel oral anticoagulants.
Super Bowl Sunday Shares in the Holiday HF Hazard
So, apparently, do holidays not usually associated with the well-known phenomenon of "holiday-heart syndrome," according to a small...
PFO Closure Fails Anew in Migraine: PRIMA
PRIMA set out to assess reduction in migraine among people with migraine with aura after PFO closure and...
SYMPLICITY-FLEX: RDN Misses in Mildly Hypertensive Patients
The intention-to-treat analysis showed no benefit, but when investigators excluded four patients with protocol violations, the results shifted...
Light From BRIGHT: More Fuel for Bivalirudin-Heparin Debate
US cardiologists are finally getting a look at the Chinese BRIGHT trial, heralded as the first three-way randomization...
Reassuring Data on Use of DAPT and Anticoagulation
For patients requiring triple therapy in the ISAR-TRIPLE study, the data suggest that stopping clopidogrel after six weeks...
Why Is Only One PAC Aberrantly Conducted?
What ECG feature is on display in this tracing?
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