Imaging and Intervention

Reports of high-impact imaging and Intervention studies by medical professionals

Centrifugal-flow pumps improve complication free survival compared to axial flow-pumps: The MOMENTUM 3 trial

1. Advanced heart failure patients randomized to receive centrifugal-flow pumps demonstrated higher rates of 2-year survival free of disabling stroke or reoperation to remove...

Higher short-term mortality demonstrated for women compared with men after ST-elevation myocardial infarction

1. In a modern cohort of patients with readily available primary percutaneous coronary intervention, woman experienced greater mortality rates then men following ST-elevation myocardial...

Early intrauterine Zika infection linked to birth defects among infants in the US French...

1. A prospective cohort including pregnant women in the US French Territories with PCR-confirmed Zika virus (ZIKV) infection found a 7% overall risk of...

Hemodynamic markers of pulmonary hypertension in heart failure with preserved ejection fraction are associated...

1. Pulmonary hypertension associated with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (PH-HFpEF) is common in patients undergoing a right heart catheterization. 2. Transpulmonary gradient (TPG),...

Ticagrelor and clopidogrel have similar major bleeding rates following thrombolytic therapy

1. Use of ticagrelor resulted in similar rates of major bleeding compared to clopidogrel in patients with ST elevation myocardial infarction treated with thrombolysis. Evidence...

Administrative costs, provider salaries, and pharmaceutical prices drive higher healthcare spending in the United...

1. Administrative costs, physician and nurse salaries, and pharmaceutical prices are higher in the U.S. compared to other highly developed countries. 2. The US had...

Colonoscopy significantly reduces mortality from colorectal cancer in Veterans Affairs study

1. Colonoscopy in veterans was associated with reduced mortality from both left and right-sided colorectal cancer. 2. Mortality was reduced by 61% in patients screened...

Intensive blood pressure control not linked to changes in cerebral perfusion in patients with...

1. In patients with severe cerebral small vessel disease, a strategy of intensive blood pressure control did not significantly alter whole brain blood flow...

Single PSA screening increases prostate cancer detection but does not change mortality

1. In this randomized controlled trial, men who were screened with a single PSA test had higher diagnoses of prostate cancer than those who...

Shared decision making intervention linked to improved value/treatment choice concordance in LVAD destination therapy

1. In this randomized, stepped-wedge control trial of patients with heart failure under consideration for mechanical circulatory support (MCS), a shared decision-making educational intervention...
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