In hospitalized patients with heart failure, achieving estimated dry weight (EDW) without causing intradialytic hypotension (IDH) is challenging. One goal of dialysis treatment is to increase ultrafiltration (UF) without causing IDH.
A new study shows that among older adults with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF), those with diabetes mellitus (DM) and osteoarthritis (OA) incur a higher risk of heart failure (HF) and other cardiovascular diseases (CVDs). The findings were published in BMC Public Health.
Among patients with ischemic stroke attributed to large- or small-vessel disease, an insertable cardiac monitor (ICM) more frequently detects atrial fibrillation (AFib) over 12 months than usual care with external cardiac monitoring, according to a study published in the June 1 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Rates of severe stroke and stroke in younger patients are higher for stroke patients with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection compared with the general population, according to a study published in issue of Stroke.