February 2nd, 2015
This week’s topics include less-tight vs. tight hypertension control in pregnancy, icatibant for ACE-inhibitor-induced angioedema, and more.
November 5th, 2012
This week’s topics include fish consumption, omega-3 fatty acids, and cerebrovascular disease; HRT and cardiovascular disease in recently menopausal women; and more.
July 12th, 2012
The FDA announced on Wednesday a Class I recall of several lots of cardiovascular diagnostic tests aiding in the triage of heart failure, MI, and pulmonary embolism. According to the agency, the affected products do not provide the precision described in the package insert, which could lead to potentially fatal false-positive and false-negative test results. The […]
September 28th, 2011
In an elegant study that will resonate with the anecdotal experience of many consulting cardiologists, Jaffe and colleagues provide strongly suggestive evidence that elevations in “cardiac” troponin T may not be quite as specific for cardiac muscle injury as has been claimed (see CardioExchange News blog). Among patients with skeletal myopathies who had elevations in […]