Cardiology

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Prognostic value of functional capacity in different exercise protocols for heart disease

1. Prognosis of heart disease patients is associated not only with their exercise capacity, but also the type of exercise protocol used Evidence Rating: 2...

Intraoperative dexamethasone not effective at reducing major complications or mortality in infants undergoing cardiac...

1. The use of intraoperative dexamethasone in infants undergoing elective cardiac surgery with cardiopulmonary bypass did not significantly reduce major complications or mortality compared...

Brain Natriuretic Peptide for predicting prognoses in patients with worsening renal function and acute...

1. The reduction in Brain Natriuretic Peptide, in conjunction with worsening renal failure, can predict prognosis of patients with acute heart failure Evidence Rating: 2...

Cholesterol metabolism by uncultured human gut bacteria influences host cholesterol level

1. Gut Bacterial Species Shown to Lower Fecal and Serum Cholesterol Levels in Humans Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) High serum cholesterol levels have been linked...

Deterioration of left ventricular ejection fraction to mid-range ejection fraction associated with increased mortality...

1. Heart failure patients whose EF deteriorated from ≥50% to between 40% and 50% were at an increased risk of mortality and cardiovascular events Evidence...

Association of symptoms of depression with cardiovascular disease and mortality in low, middle, and...

1. Depressive symptoms were associated with increased incident cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality across multiple countries and communities at varying stages of economic development. 2....

TICO Trial: Ticagrelor monotherapy vs. extended dual anti-platelet therapy after placement of drug-eluting stents...

1. Patients status-post placement of drug-eluting stents (DES) for acute coronary syndrome received three months of Ticagrelor and Aspirin dual-antiplatelet therapy (DAPT), followed by...

Mailers and telephone reminders increase adherence to cardiac rehabilitation following myocardial infarction.

1. Mailers and telephone reminders together significantly increased the likelihood of completing cardiac rehabilitation at 12 months among individuals who have experienced a myocardial...

Migraines with aura linked to increased cardiovascular disease risk in women

1. In this cohort of women, those who experienced migraines with aura were associated with an increased adjusted incidence rate for major cardiovascular diseases...

Effect of aspirin vs placebo on the prevention of depression in older people: A...

1. Aspirin (100mg daily) was not found to be effective in preventing depression in healthy older adults. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Depression is a...
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