Posts Tagged ‘heart failure’

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April 27th, 2015

Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: April 27th

This week’s topics include a contemporary appraisal of the heart-failure epidemic in Olmstead County, Minnesota, and a study of ex-vivo perfusion of donor hearts for human heart transplantation.


April 9th, 2015

Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: April 9th

This week’s topics include the PROMISE trial, the efficacy of folic acid therapy in primary prevention of stroke among patients with hypertension in China, and more.


April 9th, 2015

Digoxin Use in Afib: Revisiting Data from ROCKET AF

Manesh R. Patel discusses his research group’s retrospective analysis of data on digoxin use among patients with atrial fibrillation in the ROCKET AF trial.


March 16th, 2015

Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: March 16th

This week’s topics include endovascular therapy for ischemic stroke with perfusion-imaging selection, innovation and implementation in CV medicine, statin intolerance, and more.


March 2nd, 2015

Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: March 2nd

This week’s topics include NSAID use in patients receiving antithrombotic therapy after MI, sauna bathing, Eugene Braunwald’s lecture on the war against heart failure, and more.


February 26th, 2015

Exploring Sex Differences in the Use of Mechanical Circulatory Support for Advanced Heart Failure

Jennifer L. Cook discusses differences between men and women in the use of ventricular assist devices for advanced heart failure.


February 16th, 2015

Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: February 16th

This week’s topics include blood pressure lowering in type 2 diabetes and the trajectories of risk after hospitalization for HF, acute MI, or pneumonia.


January 15th, 2015

Low-Quality Discharge Summaries May Have Consequences

Leora Horwitz discusses her research group’s study of the association between the quality of discharge summaries and risk for readmission for heart failure.


January 5th, 2015

Screening Heart-Failure Patients for Cognitive Impairment at Discharge

Eiran Gorodeski discusses his research group’s study of cognitive-impairment screening for patients who are hospitalized for heart failure.


November 24th, 2014

Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: November 24th

This week’s topics include the PROTECT-AF trial, the association of inpatient vs. outpatient onset of STEMI with treatment and clinical outcomes, and more.