Clinical Cardiology Resource Center Journal Articles

 
 
  • Efficacy of a Repositionable, Retrievable Aortic Valve This study aimed to confirm the safety and efficacy of the Lotus Valve, a novel repositionable and fully retrievable bioprosthetic aortic valve.
  • TSH and Risk of Sudden Cardiac Death and Total Mortality A new study examines the possible relationship between TSH levels, sudden cardiac death, total mortality, and CVD outcomes.
  • Perioperative Considerations Patients With T2DM on SGLT2i SGLT2 inhibitors create new management challenges for anesthesiologists. What are the unique considerations for diabetic patients taking these agents perioperatively?
  • First-Line Biologics for Moderate-to-Severe Psoriasis Multiple therapeutic options exist for moderate-to-severe psoriasis, each with unique benefits and limitations. This review offers guidance on choosing the optimal therapy for your patients.
  • Perspectives About Antipsychotics for Symptoms of Dementia Why do primary care physicians continue to prescribe antipsychotics and benzodiazepines to treat dementia in seniors, despite evidence of only modest benefit and proven severe risk?
  • Hepatitis C Virus Clearance in Older Adults Does HCV clearance with direct-acting antiviral therapy improve outcomes in individuals aged 80 and older--even in the face of severe liver disease and multiple comorbidities?
  • Impact of Bracing After Posterior Spinal Instrumented Fusion Could bracing after posterior spinal instrumented fusion help improve pain relief and quality of life?
  • Blood-Loss Management in Spine Surgery Which strategies may help minimize the incidence of perioperative blood loss during spine surgical procedures?
  • Sedentary Behaviors and Cardiometabolic Risk It's well accepted that TV viewing and other sedentary behaviors are associated with cardiometabolic risk. Does replacing TV viewing with a different sedentary behavior impact risk level?
  • Persistent Glucose Disorders After Control of Acromegaly Patients with acromegaly may be at continued risk for glucose disorders -- even after hypersecretion of growth hormone has been controlled.
  • Neuroimaging in Dementia This article provides an overview of classic as well as new, cutting-edge neuroimaging techniques that can assist with clinical diagnosis of Alzheimer disease and other dementia syndromes.
  • Big Data in Nephrology -- A Time to Rethink In this editorial, the role of big data in the field of nephrology is discussed.
  • Renal Effects of Cytokines in Hypertension Find out more about the renal actions of inflammatory cytokines in hypertension.
  • The Day I Died A harrowing account of a physician's brush with death as he experienced a cardiac arrest while driving--and his incredible luck at being rescued by an army of knowledgeable Good Samaritans.
  • Renal Denervation: Will the Phoenix Rise From the Ashes? A prior disappointing study seemed to close the book on renal denervation for resistant hypertension, but results of a new clinical trial give renewed, if cautious, optimism for this approach.
  • Rates of Incident Diabetes and Prediabetes in Treated HIV A new study sheds light on the incidence of diabetes and prediabetes among men with long-term treated HIV infection.
  • State Public Health Actions to Prevent, Control Chronic Disease This article describes the design and administration of a CDC program which aims to boost progress in reducing the prevalence and incidence of multiple chronic diseases and their risk factors.
  • Radiation-Induced DNA Damage in Operators Performing EVAR Radiation exposure during fluoroscopically guided procedures is a growing concern. Should operators performing EVAR be worried?
  • Warfarin Dosing in Cardiac Valve Replacement This study identifies genetic polymorphisms which might be helpful for adjusting warfarin dosage to an effective and safe level in patients with cardiac valve replacement.
  • Comparing the NOACs for AF-related Stroke Prevention Given the methodological variations and biases in phase III stroke prevention studies of NOACs in patients with non-valvular AF, how should meta-analyses be interpreted?