February 10th, 2014
This week’s topics include two reports of cobalt-induced heart failure, a comparison of CABG and PCI, and more.
February 4th, 2014
Everyone knows that blood pressure is one of the most important measurements of cardiovascular risk. Less well known is that most studies of blood pressure have relied on single or isolated measurements of blood pressure. Few studies have even attempted to examine the significance of blood pressure patterns over a long period of time. Now, in […]
January 27th, 2014
Tell us how you’d determine this 41-year-old African American woman’s 10-year CVD risk, and if you’d put her on a statin.
October 21st, 2013
This week’s topics include cholecalciferol to reduce BP in older patients with isolated systolic hypertension, the FREEDOM trial, and more.
September 16th, 2013
Early trials of renal denervation have resulted in extremely impressive drops in systolic blood pressure approximating 30 mm Hg. These results have sparked a great deal of excitement in the hypertension community and stirred the interest of a multitude of medical device companies. Some experts have proclaimed renal denervation a potential “cure” for resistant hypertension, […]
September 7th, 2013
John Chalmers and his coauthors discuss their analysis of data from the ADVANCE trial.
August 27th, 2013
This week’s topics include BP and mortality in U.S. veterans with CKD and improved BP control associated with a large-scale hypertension program.
November 23rd, 2012
Dr. Johnson answers questions about her research group’s study of undiagnosed hypertension in younger adults.
October 1st, 2012
This week’s topics include exercise and mortality in those with diabetes, BP targets in those with type-2 diabetes, and the diagnostic accuracy of FFR from CT angiography.
August 20th, 2012
This week’s topics include studies on the benefits of drug-eluting vs. bare-metal stents, using walking speed and blood pressure measurements to predict mortality in the elderly, stroke and bleeding in AF with chronic kidney disease, and the diagnosis and management of peripheral artery disease.