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Valvular Heart Disease

Review / Perspective | Which patients with aortic stenosis should be referred to surgery rather than transcatheter aortic valve implantation?

13 Sep, 2022 | 13:18h | UTC

Which patients with aortic stenosis should be referred to surgery rather than transcatheter aortic valve implantation? – European Heart Journal

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Cohort Study | Incidence, timing, and causes of late bleeding after TAVR.

13 Sep, 2022 | 13:10h | UTC

Incidence, Timing, and Causes of Late Bleeding After TAVR in an Asian Cohort – JACC: Asia

Editorial: Late Bleeding Following TAVR in Japan: An Important Cause of Mortality – JACC: Asia

Commentary: Late Bleeding Not Rare, Ups Mortality After TAVI in All-Asian Cohort: OCEAN-TAVI – TCTMD

 


AHA Scientific Statement | Management of infective endocarditis in people who inject drugs.

1 Sep, 2022 | 12:00h | UTC

Management of Infective Endocarditis in People Who Inject Drugs: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association – Circulation

News Release: Addiction management is key to treating heart infection in people who inject drugs – American Heart Association

Top Things to Know: Infective Endocarditis in People Who Inject Drugs – American Heart Association

Video: Management of Infective Endocarditis in People who Inject Drugs – American Heart Association

Commentaries:

Infective Endocarditis in People Who Inject Drugs: A Call for Patient-Centered, Multidisciplinary Care – American Heart Association

AHA Addresses Infective Endocarditis in Injection Drug Users – HealthDay

Related: Management of Infective Endocarditis in People Who Inject Drugs – American College of Cardiology (the original article is paywalled but has an informative infographic)

 


Study shows dentists should give antibiotics to high-risk patients to help prevent infectious endocarditis.

1 Sep, 2022 | 11:43h | UTC

News Release: Dentists should give antibiotics to high-risk patients to help prevent life-threatening heart infection – The University of Sheffield

Original Study: Antibiotic Prophylaxis Against Infective Endocarditis Before Invasive Dental Procedures – Journal of the American College of Cardiology (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentary: UK dentists should give antibiotics to patients at risk of heart infection – study – The Guardian

 


Long-term results of a RCT | Self-expanding transcatheter vs. surgical aortic valve replacement in intermediate-risk patients.

31 Aug, 2022 | 11:38h | UTC

Self-expanding Transcatheter vs Surgical Aortic Valve Replacement in Intermediate-Risk Patients: 5-Year Outcomes of the SURTAVI Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA Cardiology (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Original article: Surgical or Transcatheter Aortic-Valve Replacement in Intermediate-Risk Patients – New England Journal of Medicine

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Consensus Statement | Lipoprotein(a) in atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease and aortic stenosis.

30 Aug, 2022 | 12:10h | UTC

Lipoprotein(a) in atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease and aortic stenosis: a European Atherosclerosis Society consensus statement – European Heart Journal

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


#ESCCongress – RCT | In patients with rheumatic heart disease–associated atrial fibrillation, treatment with a Vitamin K antagonist led to a lower rate of cardiovascular events or death compared to Rivaroxaban.

29 Aug, 2022 | 12:33h | UTC

Rivaroxaban in Rheumatic Heart Disease–Associated Atrial Fibrillation – New England Journal of Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

News Release: Trial backs standard of care for rheumatic heart disease and atrial fibrillation – European Society of Cardiology

Commentary: INVICTUS: More Deaths, Stroke With Rivaroxaban in Rheumatic Heart Disease AF – TCTMD

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Cohort Study | Patients with bicuspid aortic stenosis were younger, had worse perioperative left ventricular function, and increased risk of postoperative heart failure compared to patients with tricuspid aortic stenosis.

23 Aug, 2022 | 12:54h | UTC

Patients With Bicuspid Aortic Stenosis Demonstrate Adverse Left Ventricular Remodeling and Impaired Cardiac Function Before Surgery With Increased Risk of Postoperative Heart Failure – Circulation

 


Cohort Study | Prediction of rapid progression among patients with moderately severe rheumatic mitral stenosis.

17 Aug, 2022 | 13:18h | UTC

Identification of Distinct Subgroups in Moderately Severe Rheumatic Mitral Stenosis Using Data‐Driven Phenotyping of Longitudinal Hemodynamic Progression – Journal of the American Heart Association

 


EHRA expert consensus statement on arrhythmic mitral valve prolapse and mitral annular disjunction complex.

12 Aug, 2022 | 14:48h | UTC

EHRA expert consensus statement on arrhythmic mitral valve prolapse and mitral annular disjunction complex in collaboration with the ESC Council on valvular heart disease and the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging endorsed cby the Heart Rhythm Society, by the Asia Pacific Heart Rhythm Society, and by the Latin American Heart Rhythm Society – EP Europace

 


Temporal changes, patient characteristics, and mortality, according to microbiological cause of infective endocarditis: a nationwide study.

12 Aug, 2022 | 14:38h | UTC

Temporal Changes, Patient Characteristics, and Mortality, According to Microbiological Cause of Infective Endocarditis: A Nationwide Study – Journal of the American Heart Association

 


Bicuspid aortic valve stenosis: from pathophysiological mechanism, imaging diagnosis, to clinical treatment methods.

10 Aug, 2022 | 12:22h | UTC

Bicuspid Aortic Valve Stenosis: From Pathophysiological Mechanism, Imaging Diagnosis, to Clinical Treatment Methods – Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine

 


Standardized definitions for bioprosthetic valve dysfunction following aortic or mitral valve replacement.

4 Aug, 2022 | 14:35h | UTC

Standardized Definitions for Bioprosthetic Valve Dysfunction Following Aortic or Mitral Valve Replacement: JACC State-of-the-Art Review – Journal of the American College of Cardiology

 

Commentary on Twitter

Under a http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ license

 


Deep learning electrocardiographic analysis for detection of left-sided valvular heart disease.

3 Aug, 2022 | 14:19h | UTC

Deep Learning Electrocardiographic Analysis for Detection of Left-Sided Valvular Heart Disease – Journal of the American College of Cardiology

 

Commentary from the author on Twitter (thread – click for more)

 


Cohort Study | Association between early left ventricular ejection fraction improvement after transcatheter aortic valve replacement and 5-year clinical outcomes.

3 Aug, 2022 | 13:58h | UTC

Association Between Early Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction Improvement After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement and 5-Year Clinical Outcomes – JAMA Cardiology (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentary: Early LV Recovery After TAVI Points to Better 5-Year Survival – TCTMD

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Global burden of rheumatic heart disease: trends from 1990 to 2019.

1 Aug, 2022 | 12:07h | UTC

Global burden of rheumatic heart disease: trends from 1990 to 2019 – Arthritis Research & Therapy

Commentary: Death, disability from rheumatic heart disease decreased globally from 1990 to 2019 – Healio (free registration required)

 


Cohort Study | Impact of peridevice leak on 5-year outcomes after left atrial appendage closure.

29 Jul, 2022 | 12:26h | UTC

Impact of Peridevice Leak on 5-Year Outcomes After Left Atrial Appendage Closure – Journal of the American College of Cardiology (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Editorial: Peridevice Leaks: The Plot Hole of Left Atrial Appendage Closure for Stroke Prophylaxis – Journal of the American College of Cardiology

Commentary: Peridevice Leaks After LAA Occlusion Signal Poorer 5-Year Outcomes – TCTMD

 


M-A | Mortality and clinical predictors after percutaneous mitral valve repair for secondary mitral regurgitation.

26 Jul, 2022 | 11:49h | UTC

Mortality and Clinical Predictors After Percutaneous Mitral Valve Repair for Secondary Mitral Regurgitation: A Systematic Review and Meta-Regression Analysis – Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine

 


M-A | Mid- to long-term clinical and echocardiographic effects of post-procedural permanent pacemaker implantation after transcatheter aortic valve replacement.

18 Jul, 2022 | 11:10h | UTC

Mid- to Long-Term Clinical and Echocardiographic Effects of Post-procedural Permanent Pacemaker Implantation After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis – Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine

 


Consensus Statement | Clinical indications and triaging for adult transthoracic echocardiography.

14 Jul, 2022 | 12:47h | UTC

Clinical indications and triaging for adult transthoracic echocardiography: a consensus statement by the British Society of Echocardiography in collaboration with British Heart Valve Society

 


Cohort Study | Risk and timing of noncardiac surgery after transcatheter aortic valve implantation.

13 Jul, 2022 | 11:43h | UTC

Risk and Timing of Noncardiac Surgery After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation – JAMA Network Open

Commentaries:

Surgery After TAVR: Waiting a Month or More Not Really Better— Prosthesis-patient mismatch, paravalvular regurgitation the bigger issues for surgical candidates – MedPage Today (free registration required)

Patients can safely undergo noncardiac surgeries after TAVR without a long delay – Cardiovascular Business

 

Commentaries on Twitter

 


Tricuspid regurgitation: recent advances in understanding pathophysiology, severity grading and outcome.

7 Jul, 2022 | 12:38h | UTC

Tricuspid regurgitation: recent advances in understanding pathophysiology, severity grading and outcome – European Heart Journal – Cardiovascular Imaging

 


M-A | DOACs vs. VKAs in atrial fibrillation patients with bioprosthetic heart valve.

7 Jul, 2022 | 12:15h | UTC

An Updated Meta-Analysis of DOACs vs. VKAs in Atrial Fibrillation Patients With Bioprosthetic Heart Valve – Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine

 


Echocardiographic guidance in transcatheter structural cardiac interventions.

1 Jul, 2022 | 11:28h | UTC

Echocardiographic guidance in transcatheter structural cardiac interventions – EuroIntervention

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Rheumatic heart disease is a neglected disease relative to its burden worldwide: findings from Global Burden of Disease 2019.

28 Jun, 2022 | 11:17h | UTC

Rheumatic Heart Disease Is a Neglected Disease Relative to Its Burden Worldwide: Findings From Global Burden of Disease 2019 – Journal of the American Heart Association

 


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