Cardiology

Reports of high-impact cardiology studies by medical professionals

Workplace focused programs may aid in hypertension control

1. Workplace wellness programs and health promotion may be an effective addition to standardized management of hypertension to improve health outcomes of employees. Evidence Rating:...

Fish oil supplementation likely reduces cardiovascular morbidity and mortality

1. Regular consumption of fish oil is likely associated with decreased all-cause and cardiovascular disease risk. 2. Consumption of fish oil was associated with decreased...

Variation in blood pressure and long-term risk of dementia: A population-based cohort study

1. Large variations in blood pressure, including large rises and falls in blood pressure, over a period of years is associated with an increased...

Early aortic valve replacement linked with improved outcomes versus conservative management

1. Patients with asymptomatic severe aortic stenosis receiving early valve replacement had a lower incidence of operative mortality or death due to cardiovascular causes...

Rivaroxaban after TAVR linked with increased risk of adverse events compared to antiplatelet therapy

1. After successful transcatheter aortic valve replacement, compared to an anti-platelet based strategy, patients that received an anti-coagulation strategy including rivaroxaban at a dose...

Smoking cessation and weight change in relation to cardiovascular disease incidence and mortality in...

1. Smoking cessation without weight gain in patients with type 2 diabetes was associated with a lower risk of cardiovascular disease and all-cause and...

Comparison of Cardiovascular and Safety Outcomes of Chlorthalidone vs Hydrochlorothiazide to Treat Hypertension

1. While chlorthalidone is the recommended thiazide diuretic treatment for hypertension, it has no added benefits compared to hydrochlorothiazide and has significantly worse safety...

Long-Term Outcomes Associated With Total Arterial Revascularization vs Non-Total Arterial Revascularization

1. Total arterial vascularization (TAR) resulted in reduced likelihood of myocardial infarction, major cardio- and cerebrovascular events, and death compared to non-TAR in those...

Associations of Processed Meat, Unprocessed Red Meat, Poultry, or Fish Intake With Incident Cardiovascular...

1. Findings from this cohort study suggest that diets including processed meat, unprocessed, or poultry have significant associations with incidence of cardiovascular disease while...

Transcarotid artery revascularization associated with lower risk of stroke or death

1. In patients receiving carotid stenosis treatment, transcarotid artery revascularization was associated with a significantly lower risk of stroke or death compared to transfemoral...
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