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New series from The Lancet: Physical Activity 2021.

23 Jul, 2021 | 10:37h | UTC

Homepage: Physical Activity 2021 – The Lancet (free registration required for all articles)

Summary and commentary: Experts call for immediate action to ensure physical activity is built into everyday lives – News Medical

 

Commentary on Twitter (thread – click for more)

 


Position Statement on Endomyocardial Biopsy.

23 Jul, 2021 | 10:33h | UTC

Heart Failure Association, Heart Failure Society of America, and Japanese Heart Failure Society Position Statement on Endomyocardial Biopsy

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Review: Treatment strategies for new onset atrial fibrillation in patients treated on an intensive care unit.

23 Jul, 2021 | 10:30h | UTC

Treatment strategies for new onset atrial fibrillation in patients treated on an intensive care unit: a systematic scoping review – Critical Care

 


Review: Ethics in extracorporeal life support.

23 Jul, 2021 | 10:29h | UTC

Ethics in extracorporeal life support: a narrative review – Critical Care

 


AAP Policy Statement | Incorporate cardiac risk screening for all youths at least every 3 years.

23 Jul, 2021 | 10:19h | UTC

News release: Policy: Incorporate cardiac risk screening for all youths at least every 3 years – American Academy of Pediatrics

Policy Statement: Sudden Death in the Young: Information for the Primary Care Provider – Pediatrics

 


Analysis finds benefits of COVID-19 vaccination outweigh risks of rare cases of myocarditis.

22 Jul, 2021 | 11:05h | UTC

News release: Study finds benefits of COVID-19 vaccination outweigh risks of rare cases of myocarditis – American Heart Association

Original study: Myocarditis with COVID-19 mRNA Vaccines – Circulation

Commentary: Myocarditis and COVID-19 Vaccines: New Review Tackles Knowns, Unknowns – TCTMD

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Opinion | The benefits of a COVID vaccine far outweigh the small risk of treatable heart inflammation.

22 Jul, 2021 | 10:57h | UTC

The benefits of a COVID vaccine far outweigh the small risk of treatable heart inflammation – The Conversation

 


Brief review: Management of coronary artery disease in high-risk occupations.

20 Jul, 2021 | 10:08h | UTC

Management of Coronary Artery Disease in High-Risk Occupations – American College of Cardiology

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Expert opinion | Bioprosthetic valves and atrial fibrillation: Direct anticoagulants or warfarin – Until conclusive data are available for patients with rheumatic heart disease and those with mechanical valves, DOAC use is not indicated in these patients.

20 Jul, 2021 | 10:06h | UTC

Bioprosthetic valves and atrial fibrillation: Direct anticoagulants or warfarin – The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery

 


Study: Coffee consumption not linked to increased incidence of tachyarrhythmias.

20 Jul, 2021 | 10:02h | UTC

Coffee Consumption and Incident Tachyarrhythmias: Reported Behavior, Mendelian Randomization, and Their Interactions – JAMA Internal Medicine

Invited commentary: Another Cup of Coffee Without an Arrhythmia, Please

Author interview: Coffee Consumption and Incident Tachyarrhythmias

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


AHA/ASA Scientific Statement: Primary Care of Adult Patients After Stroke.

18 Jul, 2021 | 23:20h | UTC

Primary Care of Adult Patients After Stroke: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association – Stroke

News release: Comprehensive primary care is vital to holistic care and optimal recovery after a stroke – American Heart Association

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


M-A: benefit-to-harm balance of statins in primary prevention of cardiovascular disease generally favorable.

18 Jul, 2021 | 23:16h | UTC

News release: New study suggests benefit-to-harm balance of statins for healthy adults ‘generally favorable’ – BMJ

Original study: Associations between statins and adverse events in primary prevention of cardiovascular disease: systematic review with pairwise, network, and dose-response meta-analyses – The BMJ

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Joint Opinion from ACC/AHA/ESC/WHF | Clinician Well-Being: Addressing Global Needs for Improvements in the Health Care Field.

16 Jul, 2021 | 10:48h | UTC

Clinician Well-Being: Addressing Global Needs for Improvements in the Health Care Field A Joint Opinion From the American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association, European Society of Cardiology, and the World Heart Federation

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Assessment and management of peripheral arterial disease: what every cardiologist should know.

16 Jul, 2021 | 10:33h | UTC

Assessment and management of peripheral arterial disease: what every cardiologist should know – Heart

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Summary | Universal definition and classification of heart failure: a step in the right direction from failure to function.

14 Jul, 2021 | 10:58h | UTC

Universal Definition and Classification of Heart Failure: A Step in the Right Direction from Failure to Function – American College of Cardiology

 


Summary: SGLT2 inhibitors and GLP-1 receptor agonists established and emerging indications.

14 Jul, 2021 | 10:56h | UTC

SGLT2 Inhibitors and GLP-1 Receptor Agonists: Indications – American College of Cardiology

Original review: SGLT2 inhibitors and GLP-1 receptor agonists: established and emerging indications – The Lancet (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Related guideline: SGLT-2 inhibitors or GLP-1 receptor agonists for adults with type 2 diabetes – This guidance recommends a risk-based approach, advising against starting SGLT-2 inhibitors or GLP-1 receptor agonists in patients with three or fewer cardiovascular risk factors and without established CVD or CKD.

 


SCORE2 risk prediction algorithms: new models to estimate 10-year risk of cardiovascular disease in Europe.

14 Jul, 2021 | 10:53h | UTC

SCORE2 risk prediction algorithms: new models to estimate 10-year risk of cardiovascular disease in Europe – European Heart Journal

See also: SCORE2-OP risk prediction algorithms: estimating incident cardiovascular event risk in older persons in four geographical risk regions – European Heart Journal

Editorial: Redefining cardiovascular risk prediction: is the crystal ball clearer now?

Commentary: New risk calculator to save many more lives from heart attack and stroke – University of Cambridge

 

Commentary on Twitter (thread – click for more)

 


AHA Scientific Statement: Assessing and Addressing Cardiovascular Health in People Who Are Transgender and Gender Diverse.

12 Jul, 2021 | 01:43h | UTC

Assessing and Addressing Cardiovascular Health in People Who Are Transgender and Gender Diverse: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association – Circulation

News release: Discrimination, stress linked to poorer heart health in transgender, gender diverse adults – American Heart Association

 


Review: Lipoprotein(a) and cardiovascular diseases.

12 Jul, 2021 | 01:33h | UTC

Lipoprotein(a) and Cardiovascular Diseases – JAMA (free for a limited period)

 


CDC: Use of mRNA COVID-19 vaccine after reports of myocarditis among vaccine recipients – “Continued use of mRNA COVID-19 vaccines in all recommended age groups will prevent morbidity and mortality from COVID-19 that far exceed the number of cases of myocarditis expected”.

9 Jul, 2021 | 10:17h | UTC

Use of mRNA COVID-19 Vaccine After Reports of Myocarditis Among Vaccine Recipients: Update from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices — United States, June 2021 – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


AHA Scientific Statement: Diagnosis and Management of Myocarditis in Children.

9 Jul, 2021 | 10:10h | UTC

Diagnosis and Management of Myocarditis in Children: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association – Circulation

News release: Viruses are the most common cause of myocarditis in children, experts offer guidance – American Heart Association

Top Things to Know: Diagnosis and Management of Myocarditis in Children

 


Assessment and management of cardiovascular disease in the intensive care unit.

9 Jul, 2021 | 09:54h | UTC

Assessment and management of cardiovascular disease in the intensive care unit – Heart

 


Systematic Review: Altered dietary salt intake for people with chronic kidney disease.

9 Jul, 2021 | 09:52h | UTC

Altered dietary salt intake for people with chronic kidney disease – Cochrane Library

Summary: Altered dietary salt intake for adults with chronic kidney disease – Cochrane Library

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Review: Dietary recommendations for prevention of atherosclerosis.

8 Jul, 2021 | 09:03h | UTC

Dietary recommendations for prevention of atherosclerosis – Cardiovascular Research

News Release: What should I eat to avoid heart disease? – European Society of Cardiology

Commentary: Plant-Based Diet Best for Your Heart – HealthDay

 


SAEM Guidelines for reasonable and appropriate care in the emergency department (GRACE): Recurrent, low-risk chest pain in the emergency department.

7 Jul, 2021 | 08:48h | UTC

Guidelines for reasonable and appropriate care in the emergency department (GRACE): Recurrent, low-risk chest pain in the emergency department – Academic Emergency Medicine

News release: SAEM publishes GRACE guidelines for recurrent, low-risk chest pain care in the ED – Society for Academic Emergency Medicine

Invited commentaries: GRACE-recurrent low-risk chest pain: A user’s guide AND Navigating uncertainty with GRACE: Society for Academic Emergency Medicine’s guidelines for reasonable and appropriate care in the emergency department

 


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