Clinical Edge

Summaries of Must-Read Clinical Literature, Guidelines, and FDA Actions

This Week's Must Reads

Length of Stay & Early Discharge After Acute MI, Am J Cardiol; ePub 2017 Nov 22; Tran, et al

SBP Response and Discordant Trial Results, J Am Heart Assoc; ePub 2017 Nov 13; Huang, et al

Racial Differences in Natriuretic Peptide Levels, JAMA Cardiol; ePub 2017 Nov 22; Bajaj, et al

Gender Disparities in Cardiovascular Testing, J Am Heart Assoc; ePub 2017 Nov 29; Daugherty, et al

FDA Approves EKG Device for Apple Watch, AliveCor news release; 2017 Nov 30

Clinical Guidelines

AHA/ACC Issues New Hypertension Guidelines , Hypertension; ePub 2017 Nov 13; Whelton, et al

Guidelines Focus on Ventricular Arrhythmias & SCD, J Am Coll Cardiol; ePub 2017 Oct 30; Al-Khatib, et al

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FDA Actions

FDA Approves EKG Device for Apple Watch, AliveCor news release; 2017 Nov 30

FDA Approves Expanded Indication for Tekturna, Noden Pharma news release; 2017 Nov 14

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Acute Coronary Syndromes

Length of Stay & Early Discharge After Acute MI, Am J Cardiol; ePub 2017 Nov 22; Tran, et al

Disparities in CV Care in Persons with HIV, J Am Heart Assoc; ePub 2017 Nov 14; Ladapo, et al

Read more in Acute Coronary Syndromes

Lipid Disorders

AHA Issues Advisory on Dietary Fats & CVD , Circulation; ePub 2017 Jun 15; Sacks, et al

Fixed-Dose Combo Therapy for Prevention of ASCVD, Cochrane Database; ePub 2017 Mar 6; Bahiru, et al

Read more in Lipid Disorders

Stroke

SBP Response and Discordant Trial Results, J Am Heart Assoc; ePub 2017 Nov 13; Huang, et al

Racial Differences in Natriuretic Peptide Levels, JAMA Cardiol; ePub 2017 Nov 22; Bajaj, et al

Read more in Stroke

Heart Failure

HeartWare HVAD System OK’d for Destination Therapy, Medtronic news release; 2017 Sep 27

Cardiac Involvement in Neuromuscular Disease, Circulation; ePub 2017 Aug 24; Feingold, et al

Read more in Heart Failure

Practice Management

Therapeutic Patient Education for CV Self-Management , Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes; ePub 2017 Jun 19; Barnason, et al

Can Women with CHD Have Safe Pregnancies?, Circulation; ePub 2017 Jan 12; Canobbio, et al

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Imaging

Imaging Options for Diagnosing Myocardial Ischemia, JAMA Cardiol; ePub 2017 Aug 16; Danad, et al

Outcomes of Hypertensive Response During DSE, Circ Cardiovasc Imaging; ePub 2017 Mar 28; Abram, et al

Read more in Imaging

CAD & Atherosclerosis

Gender Disparities in Cardiovascular Testing, J Am Heart Assoc; ePub 2017 Nov 29; Daugherty, et al

CVD Risk Reduction in Adults with Elevated CAC, Am Heart J; ePub 2017 Nov 11; Al Rifai, et al

Read more in CAD & Atherosclerosis

Pediatrics

New BP Guidelines for Children & Adolescents, Hypertension; ePub 2017 Aug 21; Flynn, et al

Updated Guidance on Treating Kawasaki Disease, Circulation; ePub 2017 Mar 29; McCrindle, et al

Read more in Pediatrics

Hypertension

SBP Response and Discordant Trial Results, J Am Heart Assoc; ePub 2017 Nov 13; Huang, et al

Potential US Population Impact of New BP Guideline, Circulation; ePub 2017 Nov 13; Muntner, et al

Read more in Hypertension