Cardiology

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Risk factors for acute kidney injury and mortality in high risk patients undergoing cardiac...

1. In a retrospective cohort study, several pre-operative and operative factors were found to be associated with acute kidney injury and future mortality. Evidence...

Treatment with Percutaneous Coronary Intervention versus Coronary Artery Bypass not associated with increased rate...

1. Rate of age-related memory decline did not significantly differ when comparing individuals over the age of 65 who underwent percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)...

Internet based training intervention for teachers effective as a strategy to improve cardiorespiratory fitness...

1. Among children in elementary school, an internet-based intervention for teachers significantly improved cardiorespiratory fitness with sustained effect for 24 months. Evidence Rating Level: 1...

Carriers of truncated variants in filamin C with left ventricular systolic dysfunction associated with...

1. Higher frequencies of malignant ventricular arrhythmia and end-stage heart failure were found among individuals carrying truncating variants of the gene encoding filamin C...

Higher plasma levels of omega-3 fatty acids not associated with worse cardiovascular outcomes compared...

1. Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) levels from treatment with omega-3-fatty acids were not associated with changes in cardiovascular (CV) outcomes compared to corn oil placebo,...

Significant number of patients being treated with aspirin in addition to direct oral anticoagulant...

1. Roughly 33.8% of patients with atrial fibrillation and/or venous thromboembolism undergoing treatment with a direct oral anticoagulant (DOAC) were also being treated with...

Normotensive patients with elevated cardiovascular risk may benefit from antihypertensive pharmacotherapy

1. Regardless of cardiovascular disease history and baseline blood pressure, a 5 mmHg reduction in systolic blood pressure reduced relative risk of major cardiovascular...

Coronary microvascular dysfunction demonstrating improvement after surgery for inflammatory bowel disease

1. Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is associated with increased risk of coronary microvascular dysfunction (CMD). 2. Surgical intestinal resection in IBD patients improved coronary flow...

Vadadustat noninferior to darbepoetin for treating anemia in dialysis patients

1. Vadadustat was shown to be non-inferior to darbepoetin alfa in cardiovascular safety for patients with anemia and dialysis-dependent chronic kidney disease (DD-CKD). 2. Vadadustat...

Intracerebral hemorrhage may be an independent risk factor for arterial ischemic events

1. Patients with an intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) had an increased risk of ischemic stroke and myocardial infarction events compared to those without a previous...

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