Evidence does not support giving renin angiotensin system inhibitors to all patients with stable CAD, review finds
For all primary outcomes studied, renin angiotensin system inhibitors reduced risk when compared to placebo but not when compared to active controls, a study found.
31 Jan 2017
The American Heart Association (AHA) recently released an expert consensus decision pathway that provides practical tips, tables, and figures to help physicians provide optimal care to patients with heart failure and reduced ejection fraction.
9 Jan 2018
Heart failure, headphones, statins and self-care were just some of the research topics presented at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions conference.
1 Feb 2009
Analysis of a randomized trial in South Korea found that patients randomized to rosuvastatin developed type 2 diabetes requiring medication at a rate of 7.2%, compared to 5.3% among those given atorvastatin.
24 Oct 2023
Choosing among glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonists depends on many factors, such as the desired outcome and individual risks among patients.
1 Mar 2023
A total of 5,450 patients were using low-dose aspirin at baseline, and of these, 3,840 were propensity-matched to nonaspirin users in a 1:1 ratio.
6 Feb 2018
ACP Spotlight offers readers a look at ACP's current top priorities and initiatives, as well as highlights from our e-newsletter, ACP Internist Weekly.
1 Mar 2023
No difference was seen between aspirin-treated and warfarin-treated patients for time to any first heart failure event or to first heart failure hospitalization.
8 Aug 2017
Medicare beneficiaries hospitalized for an emergency general surgery condition had a 67% lower adjusted risk for readmission if they had a follow-up appointment with a primary care physician (PCP) within 30 days of discharge.
3 Oct 2023
I.M. Ready is a new regular feature that will explore topics relevant to early-career internal medicine physicians, particularly those within five years of residency graduation.
1 Apr 2023