Meeting Coverage


American Heart Association

Surgery Bests Endovascular Therapy for Most Limb-Threatening Ischemia Patients

Surgical revascularization better for limb events and death when an adequate vein was available

AHA over a computer rendering of the heart.

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'Groundbreaking' Results With Nasal Spray for Home Tachycardia Conversion

Novel agent shortened episodes versus placebo

November 9, 2022
Low-Dose 'Quadpill' Reduces High Blood Pressure

Significantly lower diastolic blood pressure at 12 weeks, U.S.-based study showed

November 9, 2022
Strong Showing for Novel BP-Lowering Drugs in Resistant Hypertension

Aprocitentan targets the endothelin pathway, whereas baxdrostat blocks aldosterone production

November 9, 2022
Can Botox for the Heart Ward Off Afib After Cardiac Surgery?

Epicardial botulinum toxin generally not better than placebo in the NOVA study

November 9, 2022
Precision Medicine Strategy Reduced Testing in Patients With Chest Pain

Also reduced risk of composite endpoint of death, MI, and catheterization compared with usual care

November 8, 2022
Anticoagulation Again Flops for Outpatient COVID-19

Largest-yet RCT shows no benefit for non-hospitalized symptomatic patients despite elevated risk

November 8, 2022
Upfront ECMO Disappoints for Cardiogenic Shock

High-cost procedure not yet justified as an early strategy

November 7, 2022
Moving Fast on HF Drugs After Acute Hospitalization Holds Big Outcome Benefit

Randomized trial shows advantages across heart failure spectrum

November 7, 2022
Bivalirudin Crowned as Better Anticoagulant for Primary PCI in STEMI

BRIGHT-4 trial hands the drug a "clear, unambiguous win" against heparin

November 7, 2022
Early Invasive Strategy for Stable CAD Holds No Long-Term Survival Advantage

Extended follow-up of ISCHEMIA trial weighs in on mortality

November 7, 2022
Experts Agree Intravenous Iron Shows Promise for Heart Failure Patients

While findings were not significant, the study was impacted by COVID lockdowns, researcher says

November 7, 2022
Study Refutes Heart Health Claims of Dietary Supplements

LDL cholesterol reductions with cinnamon, garlic, and others not on par with statin

November 6, 2022
Decision-Support Tool Enhances Outcomes for Heart Failure Patients in the ED

Pathways for HF patients picked for early discharge versus admission

November 6, 2022
Definitive Answer on Steroids for Infant Heart Surgery Falls Short

STRESS trial misses primary endpoint but secondary benefits are suggestive

November 6, 2022