Acute Coronary Syndromes (ACS)

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  • No Reduction in CVD Events With PAP Treatment of Sleep Apnea Positive airway pressure provides a better night's sleep, but no protection against cardiovascular events or death in sleep apnea, a new study concludes. An editorial says the conclusion is 'premature.'
  • SCCT Scoring System for Coronary CT Angiography Validated New findings show use of CAD-RADS to standardize coronary CT angiography reporting in patients with suspected angina due to CHD works well and is 'ready for clinical use,' researchers say.
  • Heart Failure, MI Readmissions Down Without Higher Mortality Hospitals' increased attention to curbing readmissions have not led to the unintended consequence of increasing mortality after discharge for heart failure, acute MI, and pneumonia, a new report shows.
  • Not All Vegetarian, Plant-Based Diets Equal for CHD Risk 'Just because you're vegetarian or eating more plant-based foods doesn't necessarily mean you have a healthy diet. It's important to think about the quality of foods you're consuming,' the author said.