Today the British Cardiovascular Society, together with the Association for Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia and Critical Care, the British Cardiovascular Intervention Society, the British Heart Valve Society…View More Getting the best from the Heart Team: Guidance for the structure and function of cardiac multidisciplinary meetings
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…View More MITRAL Trial Valve-in-Valve Arm 1-Year Outcomes
Key changes: Bleeding risk scoreNew NICE guideline recommends using the ORBIT bleeding risk score but equally recognises that existing bleeding risk scores may still be…View More NICE publishes updated clinical guideline on the diagnosis and management of atrial fibrillation
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
Kris Kumar, DO; Firas E. Zahr, MD, FACC; Harsh Golwala, MDExpert Analysis (from the ACC) Quick Takes: Decreasing the degree that the transcatheter heart valve (THV) is…View More Techniques to Decrease PPM Implantation Rates Post-TAVR
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?