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  • Top 5 Pitfalls in Managing Shock Dr Amal Mattu describes the most classic and common pitfalls when treating patients in shock in the ED.
  • Do I Need to Care About Lp(a)? Accumulating evidence suggests a causal role for lipoprotein(a) in atherosclerotic disease. Should you screen for it, and if so, what next? Cardiologist Christopher Labos investigates.
  • Risk for Stroke in Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period   Dr Mark Alberts discusses recent results from a study presented at the AAN 2019 Annual Meeting evaluating the risk for stroke during pregnancy and in the postpartum period.
  • Paclitaxel in PAD Warnings Echo Past Drug-Eluting Stent Scare A meta-analysis shows a late mortality signal for paclitaxel-coated devices in peripheral interventions, echoing the late stent thrombosis scare tied to first-generation drug-eluting coronary stents.