Top cardiology publications of the week The below is given a list of top 10 cardiology articles which are clinically relevant and have a potential to influence practice 1. Role of Noninvasive Testing in the Clinical Evaluation of Women With Suspected Ischemic Heart Disease: A Consensus Statement From the American Heart Association […]
Loss-of-function mutations in APOC3 were associated with low levels of triglycerides and a reduced risk of ischemic cardiovascular disease Loss-of-Function Mutations in APOC3 and Risk of Ischemic Vascular Disease — NEJM.
Loss of function mutation in Apolipoprotein C3 is associated with 40% reduced risk of coronary artery disease, according to a study published in NEJM Loss-of-Function Mutations in APOC3, Triglycerides, and Coronary Disease — NEJM.
Various reports have been published about the association of anti- depressant use in first trimester of pregnancy and resultant cardiac malformations. Depression is seen in 10-15% of pregnant females. Reports have suggested that paroxetin is associated with right ventricular outflow tract obstruction and sertaline to be associated with ventricular septal defects. This present large study […]
The study concluded as compared with an insulin pump, a wearable, automated, bihormonal, bionic pancreas improved mean glycemic levels, with less frequent hypoglycemic episodes, among both adults and adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus. Read more at: Outpatient Glycemic Control with a Bionic Pancreas in Type 1 Diabetes — NEJM.
Implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) – the others New ACC/AHA/HRS Expert consensus document for implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) implantation in patients who are excluded or not well represented in clinical trials. A guideline has been published for ICD implantation. This new document is a good attempt at helping cardiologists in deciding about ICD. There are some […]