When detecting heart murmurs, has Artificial Intelligence surpassed the Consultant Cardiologist?

A study by Chorba et al investigate Deep learning approaches in detect heart murmurs and clinically significant valvular heart disease, using recording from digital stethoscopes.…

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MITRAL Trial Valve-in-Valve Arm 1-Year Outcomes

Summary taken directly from the American College of CardiologyWritten by: Debabrata Mukherjee, MD, FACC Quick Takes Transseptal MViV in selected patients at high surgical risk…

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Lamotrigine

Lamotrigine may be associated with increased risk of cardiac arrhythmias, FDA warns

By Saadia Aslam An FDA review of study findings showed a potential increased risk of cardiac arrhythmias in patients with pre-existing cardiac disease who are…

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Beyond Diabetes: The Impact of Empagliflozin in Heart Failure with Reduced Ejection Fraction

(Taken from Expert Analysis- ACC) This secondary analysis from the EMPEROR-Reduced trial shows that use of empagliflozin reduces the risk of CV death or HF…

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Drinking and smoking

Recreational substances associated with a higher likelihood of premature atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease

By Saadia Aslam Despite an upsurge in the incidence of atherosclerotic cardiovascular diseases (ASCVD) among young adults, the attributable risk of recreational substance use among…

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