Depression should be considered as a risk factor for adverse outcomes in patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS), according to a new scientific statement from the American Heart Association (AHA).
June's winning caption was penned by Kostas Marmagkiolis, ACP Associate Member, a cardiology fellow at the Montreal Heart Institute - University of Montreal, in Quebec, Canada.
The 2013 American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association/Heart Rhythm Society(ACCF/AHA/HRS) guideline recommends CRT in patients with an ejection fraction of 35% or below, NYHA functional
Results were published online on March 28 by the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.
At 6 months, levels of LDL cholesterol (the primary end point) were modestly but significantly lower in intervention participants. The intervention group also saw reductions in systolic blood pressure and body mass index.
Results were published online by the American Journal of Cardiology in January.
Starting anticoagulation for older patients with heart failure and atrial fibrillation at hospital discharge was associated with improved mortality at 1 and 3 years but was not associated with improved rates of all-cause cardiovascular readmission
Baker, an improvement consultant who is working with IHI and the American College of Cardiology on an initiative to optimize use of specialty services. ... at one cardiology specialty group and a teaching hospital testing facility reduced referrals for
Criteria developed to validate use of diagnostic cardiac catheterization may not be helpful for guiding clinical practice, a study found.
The study results were published online June 8 by the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.