Stiff Arteries May Play Important Role in HFpEF Mechanism & Prognosis

Stiff Arteries May Play an Important Role in HFpEF Mechanism & Prognosis

Vascular stiffness may play a larger role in heart failure than previously thought. Patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF) have stiffer...
Implantable ECG Monitoring Detects More AFib Than External Monitoring

PER DIEM: Implantable Electrocardiographic Monitoring Detects More AFib Than Prolonged External Monitoring

Detecting atrial fibrillation (AFib) following an ischemic stroke (IS) is important, but in patients who suffer IS without a history of AFib, the optimal...
Cardiac Amyloidosis Likely Contributes More to Negative HFpEF Trials

Cardiac Amyloidosis Likely Contributes More to Negative HFpEF Trials than Previously Thought

Heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF) is a remarkably heterogenous syndrome with multiple different sub-phenotypes that requires vastly different treatment strategies.1 One of...
The Great Debate: Intensive vs. Liberal BP Control Settled by Final SPRINT results

The Great Debate: Intensive vs. Liberal BP Control Settled by Final SPRINT Results

The ideal systolic blood pressure (SBP) target has been a matter of investigation for years, particularly in elderly patients. The Systolic Blood pressure Intervention...
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