By Ahmed El-Medany A meta-analysis by Huang et al has suggests exposure to short- and long-term air pollution in childhood and adolescence increases the likelihood…View More Air pollution tied to hypertension in children and adolescents
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…View More STEMI after TAVR associated with poorer outcomes.
Outcomes from the North American COVID-19 STEMI registry The goal of the NACMI (North American COVID-19 and STEMI) registry is to describe demographic characteristics, management…View More Greater adverse outcomes in patients presenting with COVID-19 and STEMI
The National Cardiogenic Shock Initiative is a single-arm, prospective, multi-center study assessing outcomes associated with early mechanical circulatory support (MCS) in patients presenting with acute myocardial infarction and cardiogenic shock (AMICS) treated with percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI).View More Conference update from Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) 2021 Scientific Sessions
By Ahmed El-Medany A meta-analysis by Xuan et al, evaluated the safety and efficacy of direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) versus warfarin in patients with left…View More Warfarin and DOACs show similar safety and efficacy in left ventricular thrombus
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…View More Pharmacist-led hypertension care in Black barbershops – a cost-effective way to improve blood pressure control and reduce health inequities?
Hu et al sought to investigate the impact of depression on clinical outcomes in individuals with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM)View More Depression associated with increased risk of heart failure events and sudden cardiac death in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
By Ahmed El-Medany Among atrial fibrillation (AF) patients, inflammatory markers strongly predict heart failure (HF) hospitilisation. Benz et al analysed 3,784 individuals with AF (median…View More Inflammatory biomarkers linked with heart failure hospitalisation in atrial fibrillation
By Ahmed El-Medany This pioneering in vivo study by Saglietto et al investigated beat-to-beat microcirculatory perfusion during atrial fibrillation (AF) by using near-infrared spectroscopy to…View More Atrial fibrillation increases beat-to-beat variability of cerebral microcirculatory perfusion – a potential target for reducing long-term cognitive decline?
By Ahmed El-Medany A meta-analysis by Krittanawong et al found no significant difference to long-term risk of death, recurrent myocardial infarction (MI) and SCAD, and…View More Medical therapy comparable to intervention in spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD)