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RCT: similar outcomes in patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction randomized to high-intensity interval training vs. moderate continuous training vs. guideline-based physical activity advice

28 Feb, 2021 | 21:06h | UTC

Effect of High-Intensity Interval Training, Moderate Continuous Training, or Guideline-Based Physical Activity Advice on Peak Oxygen Consumption in Patients With Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction: A Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentary: Hold Off on HIIT for Patients with Heart Failure with Preserved EF – Physician’s Weekly

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Observational study suggests women have a lower range of ‘normal’ blood pressure than men

28 Feb, 2021 | 20:52h | UTC

News release: Women Have a Lower Range of ‘Normal’ Blood Pressure Than Men – Cedars-Sinai

Original study: Sex Differences in Blood Pressure Associations With Cardiovascular Outcomes – Circulation

Commentary: Women’s Risk for CVD Seen at Lower BP Thresholds Than Men – TCTMD

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Systematic Review: Cardiovascular Effects of Medical Marijuana

28 Feb, 2021 | 20:48h | UTC

Cardiovascular Effects of Medical Marijuana: A Systematic Review – The American Journal of Medicine

 


COVID-19 hospitalizations attributable to cardiometabolic conditions

26 Feb, 2021 | 08:40h | UTC

Coronavirus Disease 2019 Hospitalizations Attributable to Cardiometabolic Conditions in the United States: A Comparative Risk Assessment Analysis – Journal of the American Heart Association

Commentary: Study estimates two-thirds of COVID-19 hospitalizations due to four conditions – Tufts University

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Cohort study: A single conventional Troponin combined with HEART score may be as good as serial measurements for safe discharge of patients with chest pain in the ED

26 Feb, 2021 | 08:32h | UTC

Single vs Serial Measurements of Cardiac Troponin Level in the Evaluation of Patients in the Emergency Department With Suspected Acute Myocardial Infarction – JAMA Network Open

Editorial: Troponin Testing in the Emergency Department—When 2 Become 1

Commentary: Single Troponin Test May Be Enough for Safe Discharge of Chest Pain Patients – TCTMD

 


Myocarditis and inflammatory cardiomyopathy: current evidence and future directions

26 Feb, 2021 | 08:18h | UTC

Myocarditis and inflammatory cardiomyopathy: current evidence and future directions – Nature Reviews Cardiology (free for a limited period)

 


Series of n-of-1 trials show no difference in muscle symptoms in patients receiving placebo or statins

25 Feb, 2021 | 08:54h | UTC

Statin treatment and muscle symptoms: series of randomised, placebo controlled n-of-1 trials – The BMJ

Commentary: Do statins cause muscle symptom side effects? – The BMJ Opinion AND Study: Muscle Symptoms Didn’t Differ Between Statin and Placebo Periods – NEJM Journal Watch

Related study: #AHA20 – In patients who had discontinued statins because of side effects, a N-of-1 trial of a statin, placebo, or no treatment found that side effects often attributed to statins were the same for those taking a placebo (study and commentaries)

 


Cohort study: High glycemic index diets are linked to increased risk of cardiovascular disease and death

25 Feb, 2021 | 08:49h | UTC

Glycemic Index, Glycemic Load, and Cardiovascular Disease and Mortality – New England Journal of Medicine

Commentaries: Study finds diet high in poor quality carbohydrates increases heart disease and death – McMaster University AND High Glycemic Index Diets Linked to CVD and Mortality – TCTMD

 


Collaborative statement on mHealth in Arrhythmia Management: Digital Medical Tools for Heart Rhythm Professionals

25 Feb, 2021 | 08:25h | UTC

2021 ISHNE/ HRS/ EHRA/ APHRS collaborative statement on mHealth in Arrhythmia Management: Digital Medical Tools for Heart Rhythm Professionals – European Heart Journal – Digital Health

 


KDIGO 2021 Clinical Practice Guideline for the Management of Blood Pressure in Chronic Kidney Disease

24 Feb, 2021 | 02:21h | UTC

Executive summary of the KDIGO 2021 Clinical Practice Guideline for the Management of Blood Pressure in Chronic Kidney Disease – Kidney International

 

Commentary on Twitter (thread – Click for more)

 


Physical Activity: what’s the latest guidance?

24 Feb, 2021 | 02:19h | UTC

Physical Activity: what’s the latest guidance? – Evidently Cochrane

See also: New WHO guidelines on physical activity and sedentary behavior – Every move counts towards better health (Guideline and commentaries)

 


Pro-con Debate: Starting antihypertensive drug treatment with combination therapy

23 Feb, 2021 | 01:26h | UTC

Con: Starting Antihypertensive Drug Treatment With Combination Therapy

Pro: Starting Antihypertensive Drug Treatment With Combination Therapy

 


M-A: Blood pressure effects of sodium reduction

23 Feb, 2021 | 01:28h | UTC

Blood Pressure Effects of Sodium Reduction: Dose-Response Meta-Analysis of Experimental Studies – Circulation

Commentaries: The Lower the Sodium, the Better for BP: Updated Meta-analysis – TCTMD AND AHA News: Lower Your Sodium, and Blood Pressure Will Follow – HealthDay

 


New insights into plaque erosion as a mechanism of acute coronary syndromes

23 Feb, 2021 | 01:20h | UTC

New Insights Into Plaque Erosion as a Mechanism of Acute Coronary Syndromes – JAMA

Author Interview: New Insights Into Plaque Erosion as a Mechanism of Acute Coronary Syndromes – JAMA

 

 


Prevalence of bicuspid aortic valve and associated aortopathy in newborns in Copenhagen, Denmark

21 Feb, 2021 | 21:58h | UTC

Prevalence of Bicuspid Aortic Valve and Associated Aortopathy in Newborns in Copenhagen, Denmark – JAMA (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Expert consensus of data elements for collection for enhanced recovery after cardiac surgery

21 Feb, 2021 | 21:53h | UTC

Expert Consensus of Data Elements for Collection for Enhanced Recovery After Cardiac Surgery – World Journal of Surgery

Related: Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Guidelines for Perioperative Care in Cardiac Surgery (guideline and commentary) AND Enhanced Recovery After Cardiac Surgery (ERAS Cardiac) Recommendations: An Important First Step—But There Is Much Work to Be Done – Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia (free)

See also: Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Society Guidelines

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Current use of inotropes in circulatory shock

21 Feb, 2021 | 21:34h | UTC

Current use of inotropes in circulatory shock – Annals of Intensive Care

 


Study: In intensively treated hypertensive patients, a diastolic blood pressure of less than 60 mm Hg was associated with increased risk of cardiovascular events

19 Feb, 2021 | 02:37h | UTC

Evaluation of Optimal Diastolic Blood Pressure Range Among Adults With Treated Systolic Blood Pressure Less Than 130 mm Hg – JAMA Network Open

Commentary: Treated Diastolic Blood Pressure: How Low Is Too Low? – NEJM Journal Watch

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Voices in Cardiology: How feeling like an imposter can impede your success

19 Feb, 2021 | 02:26h | UTC

How Feeling Like an Imposter Can Impede Your Success – JACC: Case Reports

 


BRUGADA-RISK: A primary prevention clinical risk score model for patients with Brugada Syndrome

18 Feb, 2021 | 02:57h | UTC

A Primary Prevention Clinical Risk Score Model for Patients With Brugada Syndrome (BRUGADA-RISK) – JACC: Clinical Electrophysiology

Commentary: Risk Score Model for Brugada Syndrome – American College of Cardiology

 


A small, randomized cross-over trial showed Ivabradine may be a useful medication for hyperadrenergic POTS (Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome)

18 Feb, 2021 | 02:56h | UTC

Randomized Trial of Ivabradine in Patients With Hyperadrenergic Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome – Journal of the American Academy of Cardiology (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentaries: Existing heart failure drug may treat potential COVID-19 long-hauler symptom, study suggests – University of California – San Diego AND Randomized Trial of Ivabradine in Patients With Hyperadrenergic Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome – Ivabradine in POTS – American College of Cardiology

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Patient characteristics and clinical outcomes of Type 1 vs. Type 2 myocardial infarction

18 Feb, 2021 | 02:54h | UTC

Patient Characteristics and Clinical Outcomes of Type 1 Versus Type 2 Myocardial Infarction – Journal of the American Academy of Cardiology (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Short review: Acute CV complications of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation

18 Feb, 2021 | 02:40h | UTC

Acute CV Complications of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation – American College of Cardiology

 


European position paper on the management of patients with patent foramen ovale. Part II – Decompression sickness, migraine, arterial deoxygenation syndromes, and select high-risk clinical conditions

18 Feb, 2021 | 02:36h | UTC

European position paper on the management of patients with patent foramen ovale. Part II – Decompression sickness, migraine, arterial deoxygenation syndromes and select high-risk clinical conditions – European Heart Journal

 


Cardiac arrest in COVID-19: characteristics and outcomes of in- and out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

17 Feb, 2021 | 01:32h | UTC

Cardiac arrest in COVID-19: characteristics and outcomes of in- and out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. A report from the Swedish Registry for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation – European Heart Journal

Commentary: People infected with COVID-19 have a higher risk of dying after a cardiac arrest – European Society of Cardiology

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


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