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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ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction Following Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement

STEMI after TAVR associated with poorer outcomes.

By Ahmed El-Medany Longer door-to-balloon times and higher percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) failure rate were observed in a multicentre study by Faroux et al. 118…

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Barber Shop

Pharmacist-led hypertension care in Black barbershops – a cost-effective way to improve blood pressure control and reduce health inequities?

By Ahmed El-Medany In the Los Angeles Barbershop Blood Pressure Study (LABBPS), pharmacist-led hypertension care in Black-owned barbershops significantly improved blood pressure (BP) control in…

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ACC and AHA release key data elements and definitions for heart failure

By Ahmed El-Medany On 23 March, the American College of (ACC) and American Heart Association (AHA) released the 2021 ACC/AHA Key Data Elements and Definitions…

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Air Pollution

Leading cardiovascular organisations call for urgent action to reduce air pollution

“Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, air pollution was an issue of growing concern due to its impact on people’s health, although it was frequently overlooked…

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