Cardiology_Cardiovascular_Disease

Gout and Heart Disease News RoundupSlide show: Evidence for gout's role as a risk factor for heart disease is mixed. New studies add support.
How to Manage Hypertension in End-stage Renal DiseaseHypertension in dialysis patients is very common and often poorly controlled. Here, a short quiz for the cardiology community.
FOURIER Clinical Outcomes Trial Results: Center Stage at ACC.17Highly anticipated, the 2-year results support the promise of PCSK9 inhibitors and also highlight important questions.
ACC Statement on Perioperative Anticoagulation: 5 questions to askAnswers to these 5 questions about patient and pending procedure create a pathway to decisions about perioperative anticoagulation.
Underuse of VKAs: How Physician, Patient Perceptions Shape PracticeA new analysis of qualitative studies points to poor communication on multiple levels.
Moderate Exercise Still Standard vs High-intensity Routine in Chronic HFSMARTEX HF is first multicenter RCT to evaluate high intensity interval training in patients with HFrEF
Patient Risk Factors for Carotid RevascularizationThe Cardiovascular Health Study identifies patient factors that can be modified to stem risk for CEA.
Beta-blockers Plus: A Fixed-dose Combination QuizAre fixed-dose antihypertensives here to stay? How does the newest combination work? Try this spot-check quiz.
10-Question Quiz on PRECISIONFind out what you know about the log-awaited results of the cardiovascular safety trial--well received by some and soundly questioned by others.
PAH-related Hospitalizations: Trends, Outcomes 2001-2012The first study using a national inpatient database finds PAH-related costs, comorbidities are increasing.