New-onset AFib common but unrecognized in the month after cardiac surgery
November 17, 2020
Results of SEARCH-AF trial show one in five cardiac surgery patients with no history of atrial fibrillation develop it within 30 days post discharge.
What happened to melanoma care during COVID-19 sequestration
November 11, 2020
Preliminary evidence indicates delayed diagnosis and treatment measurably worsened outcome indicators.
Biologics may protect psoriasis patients against severe COVID-19
November 2, 2020
Preliminary evidence suggests biologics prevent the fearsome COVID-19 late cytokine storm.
Valvular disease and COVID-19 are a deadly mix; don’t delay intervention
October 27, 2020
International registry data make a strong case for not deferring valve interventions during pandemic.
Cardiogenic shock rate soars in COVID-positive ACS
October 21, 2020
In-hospital mortality was quadrupled in COVID-positive STEMI patients.
REALITY trial supports restrictive transfusion in anemic MI
September 2, 2020
Restrictive transfusion proves more effective and less costly than liberal transfusion.
HOME-PE trial clarifies which pulmonary embolism patients to treat at home
September 1, 2020
“Who’s happy with the HOME-PE trial? I think everybody.” – Dr. Stavros V. Konstantinides
Early rhythm control in AFib gains new life
August 30, 2020
EAST-AFNET 4 trial reanimates rhythm-control strategy as superior for 5-year cardiovascular outcomes.
Batten down the hatches for thyroid storm
August 28, 2020
“The big thing is to look for and treat the underlying precipitating event.”
Heart failure: Practice-changing developments for hospitalists
August 26, 2020
“I really like this H2FPEF score. The score works very, very well” for diagnosis of HFpEF – Dr. Dustin T. Smith